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  1. Hungary
  2. Central Hungary
  3. Budapest
  4. Grand Synagogue, Budapest

Budapest: The Great Synagogue Ticket

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Skip the line and visit the Great Synagogue. Take a guided tour of the synagogue and its grounds. Learn about the daily life of the Jewish people in Hungary before and after WWII at the Hungarian Jewish Museum and see the Emmanuel Memorial Tree.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the the Great Synagogue, the largest synagogue in Europe and the second-largest in the world
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entry
  • Explore the grounds of the Synagogue and see the Emmanuel Memorial Tree
  • Take a guided tour of the Synagogue, the Heroes’ Temple, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park and the graveyard
Full description
Skip the line and head straight to the security check to start your visit of the Great Synagogue, the largest synagogue in Europe and the second-largest in the world. Built in 1859, it is one of Budapest’s highlights with its red and yellow brick facade combining Romantic style with Moorish elements.

Take a guided tour to hear about its history, architecture and the history of the Hungarian Jews before and after WWII. 

Then use your ticket to enter the Hungarian Jewish Museum next to the Synagogue. Learn about the life of the Jewish people in Hungary through everyday objects. 

See the famous Emmanuel Memorial Tree in the Synagogue's backyard. Admire this magnificent weeping willow's small metal leaves engraved with a name of a Holocaust victim and plaques honoring non-Jewish rescuers. 

Then, finish your visit the graveyard in the backyard of the Heroes’ Temple, the burial site of those who died in the ghetto during WWII.
Includes
  • Guided tour of the Synagogue, the Heroes’ Temple, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park, and the graveyard
  • Entry to Synagogue, the Hungarian Jewish Museum, and the temporary exhibitions in the Cellar
  • Entry to the Heroes’ Temple, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park, the Lapidarium, and the Synagogue’s graveyard

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

2 Dohány Street, Budapest

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Important information
Know before you go
• The Synagogue is closed on Saturdays and for Jewish holidays
• Please wear clothes appropriate for a temple (e.g. no sleeveless tops, short skirts or shorts). Men cannot enter the synagogue without covering their heads. A kippah is given at the entrance
• Please be aware there is a security check upon entry
• No entry with backpacks larger that hand-luggage
• It is forbidden to eat, drink or smoke in the area
• Last access is permitted 30 minutes before the closing time

Guided tour operating hours:
• English, Italian, Spanish and French tours run every 30 minutes from 10:30 AM up until 1 hour before closing time
• German, Russian, Hebrew and Hungarian tours run every 60 minutes from 10:30 AM up until 1.5 hours before closing time
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