In the 13C, Jews were given permission to settle in Vienna, to acquire property and to trade. They built a synagogue, school, hospital and baths on or near this square. The heart of the Jewish ghetto in the Middle Ages, Judenplatz has at its centre theHolocaust Memorial . TheMuseum Judenplatz attractively presents the historical origins of Vienna's Jewish community.
museum - [TEL] 01 535 04 0077 - www.jmw.at - 10am-6pm, Fri 10am-5pm - closed Sat - 10 € combo ticket including Dorotheergasse Jewish Museum