Spanish Synagogue

Vězeňská 1, Praha 1/Josefov

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Address:Vězeňská 1, Praha 1/Josefov
Capacity:270
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes
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Spanish Synagogue closed until end of 2020. Concerts take places in nearby Maisel Synagogue

The true jewel of Czech heritage is currently being repaired and the premises are closed. But do not worry! The music program has been moved to the nearby beautiful Maisel Synagogue

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 Bělský, the remarkable interior by Antonín Baum and Bedřich Münzberger. František Škroup, 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.

How to get there:

  • Accessibility by public transport:
    metro A (green line) - Staroměstská station
    tram No. 17 - Právnická fakulta stop
  • Nearest car parking:
    Hotel InterContinental Praha, Naměstí Curieových 43/5, Prague 1

Upcoming events

Prague Symphony Orchestra Concerts

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Prague Symphony Orchestra (FOK)

Look forward to compositions by P. I. Tchaikovsky, A. Dvořák, J. Brahms, G. Verdi, organ and piano recitals, chamber music and more. Check the rich program!

Rudolfinum Czech Philharmonic Chamber

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Autumn concerts 2020

Czech Philharmonic presents a new series of concerts performed by Czech Philharmonic orchestra members. You can appreciate the outstanding acoustics of Suk Hall in Rudolfinum . Take a look!

Klementinum classical music concerts in Prague

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All year round: Klementinum Mirror Chapel, Klementinum St. Salvator Church or Klementinum St. Clement Cathedral offer regular concerts of classical music. Orchestral or chamber concerts often accompanied by organ.

Prague Dinner Concerts - classical and jazz

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Enjoy an unforgettable dinner with live music in Prague. Jazz, classical, traditional. Some great Prague event venues such as Boccaccio Hall or Jazz Boat. Romantic ambiance. Great musicians. Exquisite meal. Choice is yours.

Festival of Orthodox music Archaion Kallos

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October 2020 | As in last years, the international festival of Orthodox music Archaion Kallos showcases the depth of the East Christian music. Discover traditional sacred folk music, Orthodox music or simply take a moment to unwind with music of A. Pärt.

Classical Music in famous Prague´s churches

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Concert Season 2020: Find a list of all spiritual, sacred, organ or chamber concerts in the most famous churches in Prague center with astonishing architecture and exterior. Most of them have unique organ instruments from Baroque period.

Christmas concerts in Prague

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December 2020: spending advent period in Prague? Choose from our extensive offer of concerts sprinkled with Christmas mood. Christmas carols. Chamber concerts with string ensembles. Enrich your stay in Prague and get your tickets now!

Tickets for Sightseeing Tours in Prague

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Discover the beauty of Prague and Czech Republic. We offer walking tours, boat trips, bus excursions. Art tours, running tours. Learn about rich Czech history. Private or group tours. Local guides, great knowledge.

Group Discounts

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We offer group discounts

Are you a group of 10+ people? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best price for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

Gift Certificates

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Special Present

Is someone precious to you planning a trip to Prague? Why don´t you surprise them with a unique present! We are pleased to offer you Via Musica Gift Certificate.

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