Jewish Essential Tour Budapest
The Basic Jewish Heritage Tour –
First your guide tells about the the most important chapters of the Hungarian Jewry’s history. 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 therich 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.
The dates of the Jewish Heritage Essential Tour in English language:
From May 1st to October 31th:
Monday to Thursday at 10 am and 2 pm and on Friday and Sunday at 10 am- except on Saturday.
From November 2nd to 30th:
Every day at 10 am except on Saturday.
We don’t have tours on Jewish holidays, when the great Synagogue is closed for guiding. (those dates can not be booked on the sites linked below).