Maiselova synagoga

Architecture & Buildings

Europe, Czech Republic, Praha

Maisel Synagogue (Czech: Maiselova synagoga) is a synagogue in Josefov, Prague, Czech Republic. It was built in 1590-1592, designed by Josef Wahl i Juda Goldsmied and paid by Mordechai Maisel. The synagogue burnt down in 1689 and was then rebuilt in baroque style. It was again rebuilt in 1893-1905. It was Hitler's intended "Museum of the Extinct Race". It serves today as a Jewish Museum, part of the collection of the Jewish Museum in Prague.