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Budapest Jewish Quarter tour - Essential tour

Tour Highlights

  • 2,5 hour Jewish Heritage Essential Tour
  • Admire the Moorish Revival architecture of the Dohany Street Synagogue
  • View photos, artworks, and religious objects at the Jewish Museum
  • Get an introduction to the sights and history of Jewish Budapest

Know before you go

  • Duration: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Weather Dependent: Outdoor - No
  • Spectators: This experience is not suitable for spectators
  • Animals Allowed: Guide Dogs Only
  • This product is covered by the Experee Guarantee

Full Description

Your guide shows you the most important chapters of the Hungarian Jewry’s history and the Elizabeth town. Meanwhile we walk on the streets of the so-called Pest Jewish Quarter, we are going to explore the „status quo ante” Rumbach Street Synagogue (outside visit). As the highlight of the tour, we visit the Dohány Street Synagogue (interior visit), which is the largest in Europe and the second largest in the world. You also get a local guided tour in the Jewish Museum, where you get acquainted with the Hungarian Jewish heritage trough a unique collection of art pieces from Hungary and Eastern Europe, and the rich tradition of Judaism, its holidays and everyday life. A separate room commemorates the Hungarian Holocaust. Beside these we visit the Martyrs’ Cemetery, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park with the Tree of Life and the Heroes' Temple (outside visit). After the tour it is possible to visit the Jewish Quarter Exhibition in the Goldmark Hall and the Family Research Center.

Departure / meeting point

Starting point of the tour is at:
Dohány utca 2,
Budapest,
1061,
Hungary

We don't have tours on jewish holidays, when the great Synagogue is closed for guiding. (April: 22. 24.; June: 12. 13.; Oct: 2. 3. 4. 11. 12. 17. 18. 23. 24. 25.)

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Hungaria Koncert, Jewish Quarter tour, Budapest

Dohány utca 2,
Budapest,
1061,
Hungary

Wheelchair Friendly
No
Toilet facilities
No
Parking
Free
Train transport

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