The Jewish Cemetery of Brno – the Skořepka Synagogue, the Jewish Cemetery of Boskovice – the Jewish quarter of Boskovice including the synagogue

A recommended itinerary for package tour organizers

The Jewish Cemetery of Brno – founded in 1852, a protected national monument, the largest Jewish cemetery in Moravia, c. 12,000 graves. The cemetery is still in use. Graves of notable personalities of the Moravian past can be visited here.
Opening hours: during the summer season (from April to October) Sunday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Fridays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. During the winter season (from November to March) the cemetery closes one hour earlier.
Address: Nezamyslova 27, Brno
Contact: +420,544,526,737, see also here

The Skořepka Synagogue – a Modern Movement style synagogue built according to a project by Arch. Otto Eisler in 1936. The only synagogue in current use in Moravia. A protected national monument.
Opening hours: upon prior appointment
Address: Skořepka 13, Brno
Contact: +420 544 509 651, see also here

The Jewish cemetery of Boskovice – the third largest Jewish cemetery in the Czech Republic, founded in the 17th century, comprises many valuable tombstones from the 17th–18th century with baroque decorations, the oldest tombstone dates back to 1670.
Opening hours: The cemetery is open to visitors at all times.
Address: Potoční St., Boskovice
Contact: See also here

The Jewish quarter of Boskovice – the Jewish quarter of Boskovice with its synagogue, a bathhouse and a cemetery belong among the best-preserved relics of the Jewish culture in the Czech Republic. It has become a tradition that every year the city hosts a festival supporting the local Jewish quarter ( The aim of the festival is to promote this historical urban landmark.
Opening hours: The Jewish quarter is open to the visitors at all times.
Address: Boskovice
Contact: See also and here

The synagogue of Boskovice – the synagogue in Traplova Street, called the Synagogue Maior, is a historical building, altered in 1698. After the reconstruction of the valuable frescos an exposition covering the history of the local Jewish community and featuring its preserved relics is open to public here.
Opening hours: April to October – Mondays from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Sundays from 12:00 AM to 5:00 PM, at other times upon a prior appointment by phone.
Address: Traplova St., Boskovice
Contact: +420 608 305 987; +420 516 454 607; +420 516 452 077. See also and here

The time schedule and prices are set individually.
Booking: TIC Brno, tel: +420 542 427 152; +420 542 427 153, e-mail:, web site:
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