The history of the Jewish community in Kolín goes back to the 14th century. Due to its location and significance, Kolín is called "the Jerusalem on Elbe". During this tour, you will explore the footsteps of the traditional Czech countryside Jewish community of Central Bohemia and its powerful history. You will visit a beautifully reconstructed synagogue from the 16th century, the medieval Jewish Quarter, and one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the country (The son of the famous Maharal of Prague is buried there). This hidden gem of Jewish heritage is only 45 minutes drive from Prague.