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  1. Hungary
  2. Central Hungary
  3. Budapest
  4. Jewish Quarter, Budapest

Jewish Heritage Guided Walking Tour in Budapest

Product ID: 23718
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Discover Hungarian Jewish history and heritage with this fascinating walking tour in Budapest. Visit the Dohany Street Synagogue, the Jewish Museum, the Holocaust Cemetery, and the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup optional

Pick-up from your centrally located hotel. Please be ready at the reception of your accommodation 30-40 minutes prior to the start of your activity and please note that the exact time of your pick-up is based on the traffic and the popularity of the service on the selected date.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get an introduction to the sights and history of Jewish Budapest
  • View photos, artworks, and religious objects at the Jewish Museum
  • Admire the Moorish Revival architecture of the Dohany Street Synagogue
  • Pay a poignant visit to the Holocaust Memorial
  • See the exquisite Rumbach Street Synagogue from outside
Full description
See the most beautiful monuments of Budapest's Jewish district on this 90-minute guided walking tour.

First, your guide shows you the most important chapters of the Hungarian Jewry’s history and the Elizabethtown. Meanwhile, walk on the streets of the so-called Pest Jewish Quarter, and explore the "status quo ante” Rumbach Street Synagogue (outside visit).

As the highlight of the tour, 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 you will 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.
Includes
  • entrance fee to the Jewish Museum
  • entrance fee to the Dohány Street Synagogue
  • entrance fee to the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park
  • entrance fee to the Jewish Centre, where you can visit the Hungarian Jewish Archiv and an audio-visual exhibition about the past of the Jewish Quarter in Budapest
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Dohány Street Synagouge, Dohány u. 2, 1074. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour's scheduled departure time.

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Hungaria Koncert Ltd.

Product ID: 23718