Visitor Center of the Jewish Community of Madrid
The permanent exhibition that is exhibited in the Visitors Center of the Jewish Community of Madrid invites the visitor to a journey through the contemporary history of the presence of Jewish life in Madrid, from its beginnings and to our days, through photographs, images, visual and graphic elements, and ritual objects.
Visits must be arranged in advance through our guide. Find out the available date and time by writing to: email@example.com
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Monument to the Victims of the Holocaust
The monument was inaugurated in 2007 as a result of the agreement signed in 2005 between the City Council and the Jewish Community of Madrid. It is located in the Juan Carlos I Park of Madrid, next to the Garden of the Three Cultures (symbol of the coexistence in Spain of the Hebrew, Christian and Muslim civilizations). The monument is the work of the Jewish sculptor of Sephardic origin Samuel Nahón, with the collaboration of the architect Alberto Stisin.
The central motif of the set is a vertical projection of the Star of David that sits on a platform covered with railway sleepers, as a symbolic allusion to the “death trains” in which the victims were taken to the Nazi death camps . Complete the set the schematic figure of a father with his son in the arms, and a group of sleepers nailed on the ground in an upright position.
- Address: Juan Carlos I Park, Av. De Logroño, 36
Jewry of Toledo
The city of Toledo is also called the city of the three cultures, referring to the prosperous period in which Christians, Arabs and Jews coexisted peacefully in the city. Toledo is located about 70 kms. of Madrid and houses one of the best preserved Jewish quarters in Spain. It is an essential visit during your stay in Madrid.
Jewish quarter of Segovia
Built on a rock more than 1000 meters high, the city of Segovia has been declared a World Heritage Site, thanks to its impressive artistic and monumental wealth. The Jewish quarter of the city is also an important example of this. 90 km away of Madrid, Segovia is a city that you will always want to return to.