Memorial plaque marking the building where the impressive Upper Town synagogue used to be
A smaller of former two Osijek synagogues (popularly called ' the Little syngogue'), since 1950 it has been the Pentecostal church.
The former main Osijek synagogue in the city centre, robbed and set on fire in April 1941. Its remnants were completely removed in 1953 and a residential building was constructed there. There is only a memorial plaque in this place now.
The Memorial to Jewish Victims, first erected after WW II by communist authorities as a memorial to victims of fascism, was rebuilt in 2004 by the City of Osijek to mark the place of the transit camp established in 1942.
Established in 1850. It is classified as an individualy protected cultural heritage site. At this momemnt there are more than 500 graves
Established in 1888. It is classified as an individualy protected cultural heritage site. At this momemnt there are between 150 and 200 graves
The sculpture was created by famous British sculptor Oscar Nemon. It was errected in one of the city centre squares as his gift to his hometown.
The building of Jewish school and community, designed by Osijek architect Wilim Carl Hofbauer in 1899 and built in 1900. Since then it has been the most important building for the social, cultural and, recently, religious life of Osijek Jews, but also very important in the city life in general.
The house of Alfred Kästenbaum, PhD, an attorney-at-law, Korsky since 1913, is the only example of a civic house built in the style of the Hungarian Secession in Osijek, designed by the Hungarian architect Ferenc Fischer in 1904.The one-storey, two-wing family house with a beautiful Secession front garden has an irregular floor plan. Inside the house a rich decoration of wooden staircases, embedded mirrors, stucco on walls and ceilings has been preserved.
One of the most representative Viennese Secession houses from 1905, the house of Osijek attorney-at-law, City Council representative, agile cultural and Jewish community activist, Hugo Spitzer, PhD. Besides its residential function, there was a representative lawyer's office on the ground floor.
The Rechnitz house was designed and built in 1903 by the Osijek architect Ante Slaviček in the Secession style for the newly married prominent Osijek Jews - Milan and Elsa Rechnitz.
Wilim Winter was a well-known Osijek lawyer and prominent Jewish activist, a leader of minority anti-zionist stream within the Jewish Community of Osijek Upper Town. The house was designed by the Viennese architect Heinrich Adam in 1896. This, once representative, Neo-Baroque and Historicist building consisted of Winter's law office and 2 flats and was equally owned by Wilim and his wife, Julija, born Ungar.
A late historicistic building in the city centre, designed as hotel and built in 1905. Owned by the prominent Jewish family Görög.
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