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we're here only for an afternoon; friend Domicela gives us a quick and dense tour
we're here only for an afternoon; friend Domicela gives us a quick and dense tour
the former Zasanie synagogue west of the San river, now empty
the former Zasanie synagogue west of the San river, now empty
a view up Grunwaldzka street, where Rauchers once lived
a view up Grunwaldzka street, where Rauchers once lived
at the 'new' Jewish cememery with Domicela
at the 'new' Jewish cememery with Domicela
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138260919.dVRHyQf4.jpg Rauchers were buried somewhere here in the 19th-c.
Rauchers were buried somewhere here in the 19th-c.
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138260904.RjYG7erp.jpg a memorial to Jews killed during the war
a memorial to Jews killed during the war
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138260907.vHmfEDNo.jpg t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138260910.cAA6Na1g.jpg another memorial
another memorial
the grave of Domicela's father
the grave of Domicela's father
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138260917.FIqT8vu0.jpg at the 'old' Jewish cemetery; the entrance gate is all that remains
at the 'old' Jewish cemetery; the entrance gate is all that remains
most was destroyed by Nazis during the war, the rest later
most was destroyed by Nazis during the war, the rest later
the former Jewish hospital in front of the cemetery
the former Jewish hospital in front of the cemetery
the Greek Catholic seminary and chapel, returned to the church in 1992
the Greek Catholic seminary and chapel, returned to the church in 1992
the New synagogue, built in 1918, now a public library
the New synagogue, built in 1918, now a public library
the alleys surrounding the library are well-decorated...
the alleys surrounding the library are well-decorated...
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t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138260939.Ooo30CiN.jpg walking the old Jewish neighborhood behind the synagogue
walking the old Jewish neighborhood behind the synagogue
a former Jewish theatre and community building
a former Jewish theatre and community building
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heading back toward the river
heading back toward the river
the site of the former Old (16th-c.) synagogue, destroyed by Nazis in 1939 and 1941...
the site of the former Old (16th-c.) synagogue, destroyed by Nazis in 1939 and 1941...
...but some recognition of Przemysl's Jewish past is nearby
...but some recognition of Przemysl's Jewish past is nearby
walking up Franciszkanska street...
walking up Franciszkanska street...
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138261200.h8LGMw4T.jpg a late baroque Franciscan church
a late baroque Franciscan church
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138261206.0P63eqju.jpg a 15th-c. townhouse, on the rynek
a 15th-c. townhouse, on the rynek
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the cathedral of St. John the Baptist
the cathedral of St. John the Baptist
we start to climb up Castle Hill...
we start to climb up Castle Hill...
at the top, overlooking the city, the remains of Kazimierz castle
at the top, overlooking the city, the remains of Kazimierz castle
some historic parts are being rehabilitated now
some historic parts are being rehabilitated now
the views from the hill are nice...
the views from the hill are nice...
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138261232.wpTcHJWR.jpg ...as is the walk thru the castle park
...as is the walk thru the castle park
lots of late 19th-c. buildings in this area
lots of late 19th-c. buildings in this area
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138261243.NNQ2reCB.jpg t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138261248.y7FiZhPZ.jpg t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138261251.9gwmFIUs.jpg heading back toward the downtown
heading back toward the downtown
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138261256.TtshJQQh.jpg a bridge across the San river
a bridge across the San river
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f138261263.KrOR7eeI.jpg walking part of the wartime ghetto area, some buildings are witnesses
walking part of the wartime ghetto area, some buildings are witnesses
this kindergarten housed the Judenrat during the war
this kindergarten housed the Judenrat during the war
a memorial map of the ghetto boundaries
a memorial map of the ghetto boundaries
and then it's time to bid Domicela and Przemysl farewell...
and then it's time to bid Domicela and Przemysl farewell...