Jewish Town

The right bank section of District Prague 1, the oldest settled area, consists of the Old Town of and the Jewish Town. Jewish Town has about 1,260 residents. Jewish Town is situated nearby to .
Photo: Balou46, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is a Jewish cemetery in , , which is one of the largest of its kind in Europe and one of the most important Jewish historical monuments in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Synagogue
The , also called the Altneuschul, situated in Josefov, Prague, is Europe's oldest active synagogue. Photo: ArnoldReinhold, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Public building
The in Josefov, , was constructed adjacent to the on the corner of Maiselova and Červená Ulice in 1586 in Renaissance style under the sponsorship of Mayor Mordechai Maisel. Photo: Power, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Museum
The Jewish can be found in the Josefov or Jewish Quarter of , the capital of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital and largest city of the . Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The right bank section of District Prague 1, the oldest settled area, consists of the Old Town of and the Jewish Town. Photo: Yelkrokoyade, CC BY 2.0.

Locality
Stalin's Monument was a 15.5 m granite statue honoring Joseph Stalin in , Czechoslovakia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Jewish Town

Latitude
50.09° or 50° 5' 24.1" north
Longitude
14.418° or 14° 25' 4.9" east
Open Location Code
9F2P3CR9+26
Population
1,260
Elevation
198 metres (650 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 297896666
Geo­Names ID
12195975
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Also Known As

  • Armenian: Յոզեֆով
  • Basque: Josefov
  • Belarusian: Юзэфаў
  • Chinese: 約瑟夫城
  • Chinese: 约瑟夫城
  • Czech: Josefov
  • Czech: Praha-Josefov
  • Czech: Židovské město
  • Danish: Josefov
  • Dutch: Josefov
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: چوزيفوف
  • English: Josefov
  • Esperanto: Geto de Prago
  • Finnish: Josefov
  • Finnish: Prahan juutalaiskortteli
  • French: Ghetto de Prague
  • French: Josefov
  • Gallegan: Barrio xudeu de Praga
  • Gallegan: Josefov
  • Gallegan: Josefstadt
  • German: Josefov
  • German: Josefstadt
  • Greek: Γιόζεφοβ
  • Hebrew: יוספוב
  • Hungarian: Josefov
  • Italian: Ghetto di Praga
  • Italian: Josefov
  • Italian: Quartiere ebraico
  • Japanese: ヨゼフォフ
  • Japanese: ヨゼホフ
  • Korean: 요세포프
  • Persian: جوزفوف
  • Persian: یوزفوف
  • Polish: Josefov
  • Portuguese: Josefov
  • Russian: Иозефов
  • Russian: Йозефов
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Josefov
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Josefstadt
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Judestadt
  • Serbian: Јеврејски кварт у Прагу
  • Slovak: Josefov
  • Spanish: Barrio judio de Praga
  • Spanish: Barrio judío de Praga
  • Spanish: Josefov
  • Swedish: Josefov
  • Tosk Albanian: Josefov
  • Turkish: Josefov

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