Spanish Synagogue

Vězeňská 1, Praha 1/Josefov 110 00

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Address:Vězeňská 1, Praha 1/Josefov 110 00
Capacity:270
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes

The musical events in the Spanish Synagogue are highly praised in the field of chamber classical concerts in Prague. 

Spanish Synagogue in Prague is one of the most beautiful synagogues in Europe. The synagogue got its name from the Moorish style, in which it was in 1868 built on the site of the original synagogue – so called Altschul - from the 12th century.
Exotic style, inspired by famous Alhambra, emphasized the reformist character of the new synagogue, which belonged to German-speaking reform Jews. The building was designed by Josef Niklas and Jan Belsky, the remarkable interior by Antonin Baum and Bedrich Münzberger.
Frantisek Skroup, the composer of the Czech national anthem, served as organist here in 1836-45 (i. e. still in Altshul).
The synagogue now belongs to the Prague´s Jewish Museum, it houses part of the exhibition, and popular concerts of classical and sacred music often take place here.

Please note:

In the Spanish Synagogue you will find pews, therefore all concerts are open seating concerts. Your ticket always guarantee the place to sit. In case you wish to choose comfortably the place you want to sit, we advise to our clients to come at least 20 minutes before the beginnig of the concert. 


Walking distance from Prague Ticket Office shop - Via Musica on Old Town square:
10 min

Accessibility by public transport:
metro A (green line), stop Staromestska
tram 17, stop Pravnicka fakulta

Nearest car parking:
Hotel InterContinental Praha, Namesti Curieovych 43/5

Upcoming events

International festival Dvorak´s Prague

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September 2017

From the very beginning the main goal of the Dvorak Prague International Music Festival is to promote the good name of Czech culture via the legacy of the works of Antonin Dvorak, his contemporaries, and his pupils.

13th International festival Prague proms

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June and July 2017

What a pleasure to present great international Prague Proms festival highlights for the thirteenth year in a row! Traditional Proms style is to put together a charming blend of classics and jazz.

International Festival Bach for all in Prague

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July 2017

The music festival devoted to the compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach will take place during 14th-28th July in Prague. Bach’s works will be presented by the most renowned Baroque music performers from the Czech Republic and abroad.

Respect two day Festival of world music in Prague

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June 2017

Twentieth edition of the longest running Czech world-music festival internationally known for its adventurous and innovative programming will be held on Saturday 17th of June and Sunday 18th of June 2017 in Prague centre.

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