Budapest Jewish Heritage Tour

Art & Culture

George rashad S.

Budapest
Arabic, English, Hungarian (Native)
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 15 people

Explore the Historic Jewish Quarter, one of the oldest and most popular parts of Budapest, characterised by the culture of the Jewish community.

The second largest synagogue in the world, the Jewish Museum and Archives with a rich collection and the most important Jewish religious and cultural institutions are located here.

The quarter has been on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage since 2002.

Let's discover the history,costumes, traditions and festivals together!

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel or in front od Dohány Street Synagogue

10:00

Dohány Street Synagogue/ Great Synagogue

The first stop of our Jewish Heritage tour is the world's second largest synagogue, known as Dohány Street Synagogue. Exhibitions, memorials and much more are waiting for us to explore such as the Holocaust Memorial, the Cemetery of Heroes, the Tree of Life with Wallenberg Memorial Park.

10:30

Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives

We visit the Jewish Museum, contains a unique collection of Jewish artifacts (for example the world's oldest Torah finial) with an amazing story.

11:00

District VII/Jewish Quarter

Fascinating history with local art; famous ruin bars; eclectic boutiques; avant-garde galleries and great places to eat - The Jewish quarter (World Heritage site) became one of the most exciting and popular places of Budapest. On our walking tour we explore the highlights of this lively quarter and of course speaking about the long history of the Hungarian Jewish community.

12:00

Kazinczy Street Synagogue

We discover the small orthodox community with their daily life habits and customs through by visiting the small, peaceful orthodox synagogue.

12:30

Rumbach Street Synagogue

The last synagogue in the Jewish Triangle is the Rumbach Street Synagogue with interesting stories. Note: At the moment is under reconstruction.

13:10

Shoes on the Danube Bank

One of the interesting landmarks in the capital the Shoes on the Danube Memorial. We visit to know about the story behind this outstanding landmark.

Ending Point

At your hotel

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

professional guiding service

flexible meeting point and time

private tour

What‘s not included

transportation fee (public transportation: Single ticket about 350 HUF)

entrance fee (about 15USD)

food and drink

Important Information

-PLEASE NOTE, THAT THE SYNAGOGUES AND THE MUSEUM ARE CLOSED ON FRIDAYS' AFTERNOON AND ON SATURDAYS' BECAUSE OF THE 'SABBATH'!

-Modest dress code is required (shoulders and knees covered). Men are also required to cover their heads—a kippah is provided if you don’t have your own hat.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$160/ per group

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