Jewish cemetery (Hořice v Podkrkonoší)

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Coordinates: 50 ° 22 ′ 26 ″  N , 15 ° 38 ′ 7 ″  E

Map: Czech Republic
Jewish cemetery (Hořice v Podkrkonoší)
Czech Republic
Entrance to the Jewish cemetery in Hořice v Podkrkonoší

The Jewish cemetery in Hořice v Podkrkonoší (German Horschitz ), a Czech town in the Okres Jičín , was established around 1750. The Jewish cemetery has been a protected cultural monument since 1991 .

The cemetery was expanded in 1878. The oldest tombstones are from the late 18th century.


  • Klaus-Dieter Alicke: Lexicon of the Jewish communities in the German-speaking area. Volume 2: Großbock - Ochtendung. Gütersloher Verlagshaus, Gütersloh 2008, ISBN 978-3-579-08078-9 ( online edition ).

Web links

Commons : Jewish Cemetery (Hořice v Podkrkonoší)  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Description as a cultural monument