The legacy of the Jews in Telšiai

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Briefly about the route
1.7 km
3 h.
Route surface
100% Asphalt

Using this route, we offer to travel through the streets, streets and cross streets of Telšiai,
where Jewish shops and crafts were once bustling, and there were bakeries in the Market Square,
restaurants and taverns. The Samogitian Museum "Alka" in the scientific archive preserves the old Telšiai residents
memories testify that the middle of the city of Telšiai was completely inhabited by Jews.

Start your journey from the former Jewish hospital (Gedimino str. 5), then we will turn towards Kareiviai
synagogue (Aukštoji str. 3), we will take a look at the Craftsmen synagogue (Telšės str. 5). Especially loved
- Telšiai ješibotas (Iždinės st. 11), which was built in the 19th century. recognized as one of the largest in the world. Inspect him
Jews from all over the world come. It is no less interesting to visit the former Jewish photo studio (Kęstučio str.
3), where the Telšiai Exhibition Hall of the Vilnius Academy of Arts is now located, as well as in the former Jewish school
(Respublikos str. 49), Javnė teachers' seminary (Stoties str. 4), former Jewish house of prayer
(Sinagogos str. 4). At the end of the trip, visit the Jewish Cemetery (Stoties St.).

Photo from the archives of the Samogitian Museum "Alka".


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