Josefov is the Jewish Quarter in Prague and today it is one of the most popular attractions, telling the gruelling history behind a country which was once under Nazi occupation.

There are a number of important buildings and places you must visit in the Jewish Quarter. The most famous is probably Staronov√° Synagogue, which was founded in 1270 and is renowned as the oldest synagogue in Europe. St. Agnes Convent is also worth visiting as it hosts a collection of 19th century Czech art.

One of the most famous graveyards in the world is also located in Josefov. The Jewish Cemetery is a mass grave with around 12,000 tombs. One of the oldest graves belongs to the poet Avigdor Karo who died in 1439.

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