Chatam Sófer educated hundreds of rabbis who spread his teachings throughout Europe. He was a highly respected authority who advised many personalities of the European Jewish community. He wrote and published several learned books including a collection of religious songs.
The space in front of the vault has been arranged and it was given the form of a dignified memorial. Today it is visited by hundreds of people from all over the world. According to a Jewish tradition they do not bring flowers to the dead but they come with a pebble and a four-time folded piece of paper with a wish written on it. There is a long Hebrew inscription carved into the tombstone.