The protective building covering the Mikveh

Jewish-Medieval Heritage of Erfurt2023

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

Having been converted into a cellar after the pogrom of 1349, and later being grassed over, the Mikveh was discovered by chance in 2007. It was excavated and encased in a protective modern structure, and is now a branch of the museum.


  • Title: The protective building covering the Mikveh
  • Creator: Jewish-Medieval Heritage of Erfurt
  • Date Created: 2023
  • Rights: Erfurt City Administration/Norman Hera
  • Location: Germany
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (iv)
  • Date of Inscription: 2023
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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