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    Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague,,,,,,,,

    Established in the 15th century in the Old Jewish Quarter, Josefov, when Jews were forbidden to bury their dead outside their own district. Due to lack of space, the bodies were buried on top of each other up to 12 layers deep.

    Akbar Simonse, CerenCeren, goorn23, and 75 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Michelle in Ireland 74 months ago | reply

      Your fabulous photo has been given a Cafe Crowd Admin's Choice Award - Congratulations!

    2. Sandra Leidholdt 70 months ago | reply

      Magical and mysterious!

    3. Jan_ice 66 months ago | reply

      Wow...what an unsettling place. Your light and treatment really tells a story and forms these head stones very well. Piles of stones. Sad but true.

      Powerful photo!

    4. windonthewater 62 months ago | reply

      yes it is a hanting image and a great phot but as usual I wonder why people don't ever focus on the story behind the picture. I'm not Jewish - in fact I've never met a Jewish person but it makes me sad to know there are no more people to care for the cemetary (or so it seems from this angle). I've been looking at other cemetaries like this - they all are in severe decay.

    5. sensaos 54 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Cemeteries of the world, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    6. Dan Lopez H. 54 months ago | reply

      There is hope!

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    7. Mimantu 54 months ago | reply

      There is hope!

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    8. Süßwassermatrose 52 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called jüdische Friedhöfe / Jewish Cemetery, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Can you take a geotag, please ?

    9. onesweetpoison 52 months ago | reply

      I featured your photo here: www.pointbrakedesign.com/2010/01/dead-browsers/ and linked back to this page.

      Thank you!

    10. susan m2010 50 months ago | reply

      this shot completely caught my attention. a very nice picture. nicely done.

    11. topfloor 49 months ago | reply

      great light and perspective. my fav.

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