The Old Synagogue

ul. Szeroka 24, Kraków

Situated in Szeroka Street, the former commercial centre of Kazimierz, the synagogue was built in the15thc. By Czech Jews and is the oldest synagogue in Poland. During the Second World War it was plundered and devastated by the Nazis. After the war, the synagogue was renovated to serve as a Jewish history museum. One may see there are constructed bimah, a Baroque collection box, a Torah Ark, various ritual artefacts and everyday utensils. A separate room is devoted to the Holocaust of Krakow Jews.

Date: 2013-06-06 Show ticket
News author: Weronika Dulowska
News Publisher: Portal główny EN
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