The Old-New Synagogue
The Old-New Synagogue

The Old-New Synagogue

Top 1% of attractions in Prague
8 / 10

7 expert reviews

“Dating from the mid-13th century, this is the oldest functioning synagogue in Europe and one of the most important works of early Gothic in Prague.”

– Fodor's

"First called the New Synagogue to distinguish it from an even older one that no longer exists, the Old-New Synagogue, built around 1270, is Europe's oldest remaining Jewish house of worship." Full review
Lonely Planet
"Completed around 1270, the Old-New Synagogue is Europe’s oldest working synagogue and one of Prague’s earliest Gothic buildings." Full review
Time Out
"The Old-New Synagogue is a rather forlorn piece of medievalism that's now been returned to the community and is still used for services." Full review
Let's Go
"The Old-New Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in all of Europe and the oldest working synagogue outside Israel." Full review
Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"For some, the Staronová Synagoga was built with stones brought from the Temple of Jerusalem. Others claim that it appeared entirely built." Full review
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