Day 7 Old-New, Klausen, and Spanish Synagogues by Willis...
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  1. Willis Chung's Gallery
  2. 2017Mar Prague
  3. Day 7 Old-New, Klausen, and Spanish SynagoguesDay 7 Old-New, Klausen, and Spanish Synagogues
Classic street view of the Old-New Synagogue
Old New Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Entering the nave, lit with a few small stained glass windows and chandeliers
Old New Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Overall layout is a double nave system, similar to churches.
Old New Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
The round stained glass window at the east end
Old New Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Stained glass window in the north wall
Old New Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
The stained glass window in the west wall.
Old New Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Details of the altar
Old New Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
How to figure out who is on site and available!
Old New Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Dark hallway in the Old New Synagogue
Old New Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
One of several school tours visiting the Prague ghetto
Praha, Czechia
These tourists look tired already at 10:30 in the morning!
Praha, Czechia
Inside the Klausen Synagogue, looking at the exhibits and videos.
Klausen Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
The largest of the synagogues remaining in the ghetto, it is quite bright and airy
Klausen Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Morning light brings out the pastel colors of the stained glass.
Klausen Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Menorah for lighting the balcony at the Klausen Synagogue
Klausen Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Tubular glass chandeliers, Klausen Synagogue
Klausen Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Very modern exterior of the Spanish Synagogue, with the Franz Kafka monument in front.
Holy Ghost Church in the Jewish ghetto area, right next to the Spanish Synagogue.
Forsythia blooming outside Holy Ghost Church, Praha, Czechia
Moorish inspired interior of the Spanish Synagogue, the newest one in the Jewish ghetto.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
More ornate chandeliers than in the other synagogues
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Stained glass window above the ark, showing off the gilded and polychromic parquet arabesque.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
More stained glass on the eastern wall above the balcony.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Lots of photography being done! Southern balcony, I think.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Skylight and chandelier in the dome overhead with the gilded and polychromic parquet arabesque.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Ark in main hall of the Spanish Synagogue
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
The central dome and skylight illuminating the main hall.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Stained glass of the west wall.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
The main hall , with the dome overhead.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Torah ark, Spanish Synagogue.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Detail on the balustrade of the torah ark.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Dome illuminating the main hall, taken from the west balcony.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Main hall, second story balcony, Spanish Synagogue.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Another view of the skylight and chandelier overhead.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Details of the stained glass in the east wall. Colors complementing those of the walls inside.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Organ at the end of the east balcony.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Some of the artifacts on display at the Spanish Synagogue.
Spanish Synagogue, Praha, Czechia
Classic street view of the Old-New Synagogue Entering the nave, lit with a few small stained glass windows and chandeliers Overall layout is a double nave system, similar to churches. The round stained glass window at the east end Stained glass window in the north wall The stained glass window in the west wall. Details of the altar How to figure out who is on site and available! Dark hallway in the Old New Synagogue One of several school tours visiting the Prague ghetto These tourists look tired already at 10:30 in the morning! Inside the Klausen Synagogue, looking at the exhibits and videos. The largest of the synagogues remaining in the ghetto, it is quite bright and airy Morning light brings out the pastel colors of the stained glass. Menorah for lighting the balcony at the Klausen Synagogue Tubular glass chandeliers, Klausen Synagogue Very modern exterior of the Spanish Synagogue, with the Franz Kafka monument in front. Holy Ghost Church in the Jewish ghetto area, right next to the Spanish Synagogue. Forsythia blooming outside Holy Ghost Church, Praha, Czechia Moorish inspired interior of the Spanish Synagogue, the newest one in the Jewish ghetto. More ornate chandeliers than in the other synagogues Stained glass window above the ark, showing off the gilded and polychromic parquet arabesque. More stained glass on the eastern wall above the balcony. Lots of photography being done! Southern balcony, I think. Skylight and chandelier in the dome overhead with the gilded and polychromic parquet arabesque. Ark in main hall of the Spanish Synagogue The central dome and skylight illuminating the main hall. Stained glass of the west wall. The main hall , with the dome overhead. Torah ark, Spanish Synagogue. Detail on the balustrade of the torah ark. Dome illuminating the main hall, taken from the west balcony. Main hall, second story balcony, Spanish Synagogue. Another view of the skylight and chandelier overhead. Details of the stained glass in the east wall. Colors complementing those of the walls inside. Organ at the end of the east balcony. Some of the artifacts on display at the Spanish Synagogue.
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