The Jewish Cemetery of Brno – the Skořepka Synagogue, Třebíč – the sights at UNESCO World Heritage Site of Třebíč (the Jewish quarter ­– the Jewish cemetery ­– the Basilica)

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 quarter of Třebíč – uniquely preserved. The first record of the local Jewish settlement dates back to the beginning of the 15th century. 123 houses, two synagogues and a cemetery have been preserved. The Rear Synagogue with the original wall paintings offers an exciting view. The baroque Front Synagogue is nowadays used by the Czechoslovakian Hussite Church.
Opening hours: Monday through Sunday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM and from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM,
Address: Subakova 1/44, Třebíč
Contact: +420 568 610 023, +420 777 746 986. See also here

The Jewish cemetery of Třebíč – founded in the second half of the 19th century. The oldest tombstone dates back to 1630; over 3,000 tombstones have been preserved.
Opening hours: daily except Saturdays, from May to September from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, November to February from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, October and March 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Address: Hrádek, Třebíč
Contact: +420 568 827 111. See also www.mesto-trebic.cz/zidovsky-hrbitov.php and here.

St. Prokop Basilica – one of the jewels of European architecture. It was built in 1240–1260 in transient Romanesque-Gothic style. The basilica has been used mostly for profane purposes since the mid-16th century.
Opening hours: September to May ­– Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 0:30 PM to 5:00 PM, June to August – Mondays from 0:30 PM to 5:00 PM, Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 0:30 PM to 6:00 PM.
Address: Zámek 1, Třebíč
Contact: +420 568 610 022; +420 777 746 982. See also www.mesto-trebic.cz/bazilika-sv-prokopa.php

The time schedule and prices are set individually.
Booking: TIC Brno, phone: +420 542 427 152; +420 542 427 153, e-mail: info@ticbrno.cz, web site: www.ticbrno.cz.
 
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