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

Budapest: Guided Jewish Heritage Tour with Dinner and Cruise

Product ID: 186297
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With this combination tour you will discover Budapest's Jewish history and later enjoy an evening river cruise. You will gain an overview of Jewish history on a 3.5-hour morning tour and then take a 2-hour cruise on the Danube with dinner and live music.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get a overview of the past and present of Hungarian Jewish life
  • Enjoy a 2-hour cruise on the Danube with a buffet dinner and live music
  • See panoramic views of the city from the open upper deck of the boat
Full description
Your tour begins with a guided walk through Budapest's Jewish history. You will visit sites including Dohany Synagogue, the Jewish Museum, the Martyrs’ Cemetery, the Tree of Life, Heroes’ Temple, and the Jewish Center. After this, you will walk through the Jewish Quarter, while your guide tells you facts and stories about the area. You will visit the Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, then pass the famous Gozsdu Passage. Next you will go to the Kazinczy Street Synagogue, one of the largest orthodox synagogues in Europe. At the end of the tour, you can enjoy a cake in a kosher confectionery, or you can receive a 10% discount to eat at a kosher restaurant.

The second part of your tour is a 2-hour evening cruise through Budapest, when the Danube reflects the city illuminated at night. You will see the House of Parliament, the Royal Palace, Gellert Hill, and pass under 6 bridges with great historical importance. The panorama of the city is best enjoyed from the open upper deck of the boat. The cruise starts from the oldest bridge in the city, the iconic Chain Bridge. You will receive a welcome drink, and 2 further drinks throughout the crusie.
 
During the cruise, you will enjoy an open buffet dinner, including various Hungarian dishes, international favorites, vegetarian options, desserts and much more. While enjoying your dinner, you will listen to 3 artists of the Rajko Gypsy Orchestra performing live. The show features an extremely talented player of the most famous Hungarian instrument, the cimbalom. Guests will have the chance to request their favourite songs for the artists to play.
Includes
  • 3.5-hour guided Jewish heritage tour
  • English-speaking guide
  • A cake, or a 10% discount at a kosher restaurant
  • 2-hour evening cruise with live music
  • Buffet dinner
  • Welcome drink and 2 additional drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Other meals and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

For the walking tour, meet in front of the Dohany Street Synagogue, Dohany Street 2, Budapest H-1074. For the dinner cruise, meet at the Danube Palace, Zrinyi Street 5, Budapest H-1051.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is available daily, except on Saturdays, Jewish Holidays and August 20
• The 5.5-hour tour duration includes a 3.5-hour walking tour and a 2-hour dinner cruise in the evening
• No transfers are provided between the tour locations
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Hungaria Koncert Ltd.

Product ID: 186297