A tour to the unique Jewish ghetto in Moravia - the best preserved Jewish Quarter in Europe, an outstanding assemblage of the original 123 houses, the Jewish Town Hall, Rabbinate, School, Hospital, Poor House and the Old Jewish Cemetery, with about 3000 tomb stones.
Departure at 8:00 a.m. Lasts: full day
Some of the sites you'll visit...
The historical Jewish town of Třebic is on UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Ceremonial building and Tahara
According to the Christian rules Jewish cemetery of Ttrebic could not be visible nor from the City Hall, nor from the Chateau and nor from the Basilica.T his is why the cemetery is situated in a very charming rocky hights of Trebic.
Facts, Myths and FAQs
During the Communist Regime the Comunist leadership of the city wanted to build new Housing estate right on the site of the Jewish cemetery. Thanks to the local gentile inhabitants led by professor Pavlik the historical Jewish sites were saved.
Are there any Jewish cultural events in Trebic nowadays?
Nowadays Trebic is the hometown of a popular Jewish cultural Festival organized by the local enthusiasts.
Is the former Jewish quarter still jewishly populated?
Already in the 19th century most of the Trebic Jews migrated to large industrial centers, such as Brno – the capital city of Moravia.