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Chatam Sofer Memorial

Nabrezie arm. gen. L. Svobodu | 28, 29, 30 & 31 bus stop named Chatam Sofer. Opposite the Grand Hotel River Park, Bratislava 811 02, Slovakia
+421 948 554 442
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old Jewish cemetery

It's part of the old jewish cemetery that last till nowadays. One of the tombs is Chatam Sofer's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
animanehne
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Bratislava, Slovakia
Historical site

It has been done a lot to keep this little Jewish memorial. Not a museum, but you feel here too the... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
545medva
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Budapest, Hungary
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Nabrezie arm. gen. L. Svobodu | 28, 29, 30 & 31 bus stop named Chatam Sofer. Opposite the Grand Hotel River Park, Bratislava 811 02, Slovakia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's part of the old jewish cemetery that last till nowadays. One of the tombs is Chatam Sofer's. It's open for public- you will have to contact the person who will open the place and guide you through.

Thank animanehne
Reviewed 2 May 2017

It has been done a lot to keep this little Jewish memorial. Not a museum, but you feel here too the Jewish life in Bratislava. It is noit always open, but there is a phone number, and in minutes they come and open it -...More

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Highly recommended historical holy grave f the Chatham Sofer very nice preserved and kept very accessible for Chohanim as well

Thank koshsultant
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The place is clean ,it look like it been take care propely,the contact for information was thrown the website, the person was nice to open the place and explain .

Thank אריאלה פ
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A mausaleum of the Rabbi Moses Schreiber (1762-1839) that is Konwn as Chatam Sofer ( the famous book that he wrote) he head the "yeshiva" in Pressburg (today Bratislava) . it's just below the Hard Castle , in the 40's of the 20 century a...More

Thank Ram.dr. D
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Enormous effort was required to preserve at least part of this historic burial ground of a once important Jewish community. Both vast engineering feats and political persuasion were needed against the encroachment of a highway project and Communist disinterest.

Thank LarryRuth
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Not exactly in the city center but worth to be visited. There is a short walking distance from SNP Bridge alonge the Danube River. Usually the Memorial is closed, there is a telephone number at the entrance and a person who is responsible comes in...More

Thank Marta Małgorzat... W
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I had no idea what we were about to see. The guide, who is not Jewish, knew so much about where we were and who we were seeing. He was able to answer all our questions with out hesitations. This was absolutely the highlight our...More

1  Thank CaliforniaNatalie
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This memorial is built at the place of a 17th. century Jewish cemetery. It is the burial place and memorial of Moses Sofer who was a leading orthodox rabbi in the 19th. Century. The calm of this memorial is striking.

Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 20 October 2015

It was a very moving experience but you MUST call the memorial's caretaker in advance. People go there to pray at the Jewish sage's grave.

Thank MyBTJ
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