Old Jewish Cemetery at Žižkov
(Czech: Starý židovský hřbitov na Žižkově)
The Jewish cemetery at Žižkov (known as the First Jewish Cemetery in Olšany) is a significant historical monument. The cemetery was established in 1680 as a plague burial ground for the Jewish Community of Prague.
There were over 40,000 persons buried here, among them many important rabbis and intellectuals.
Žižkov, Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours