Welcome to Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours

Budapest has the biggest Jewish community in Middle - Eastern Europe, with an active religious, artistic and historical heritage. Through centuries the Hungarian and Jewish history has been so entwined that it is almost inseparable. Jews played and play an important role in the country’s economical, cultural and political life. 

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Inside the Rumbach Street Synagogue
Kazinczy Street Synagogue
Kazinczy Street Synagogue




Our company was created in 1995 and since then we try to show our visitors the Hungarian and Jewish culture in our country. Our English and German speaking guides are well trained, and have the necessary qualification to help you understand the Jewish past and present in Hungary and in Budapest. We try to keep the sightseeing tours with small groups of people to make them more interactive and personal.
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“A memorable experience”"We took the Jewish Heritage Tour in Budapest on October 2, 2014 with a group of 10 including ourselves and our tour guide was Fatima a very pleasant and informative young lady. She was well informed on the

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Jewish heritage tours
Budapest has the biggest Jewish community in Middle - Eastern Europe, with an active religious, artistic and historical heritage. Through centuries the Hungarian and Jewish history has been so entwined that it is almost inseparable. Jews played and play an important

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Famous Jews and their places
Robert Capa (Endre Friedmann) "Some famous words attributed to him: ’If your pictures are not good enough, you were not close enough."

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Dohány Street Synagogue
The Grand Synagogue, also known as Dohány Street Synagogue. It is the largest synagogue in Eurasia and the second largest in the world, after the Temple Emanu-El in New York City. It seats 3,000 people and is the center of Neolog Judaism, a distinctly Hungarian branch of the faith. The synagogue was built between 1854 and 1859 in Moorish Revival style. 

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Jewish cultural heritage

Religious, artistic and historical heritage.
With the help of our English-speaking guide you will be acquainted with the most important chapters of the history and culture of the Hungarian Jewry. The tour includes an interior visit to the Dohány Street Synagogue, which is the largest in Europe. 






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you saved the whole 
world with that" 


 

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According to the Book of Esther, Haman, royal vizier to King Ahasuerus (presumed to be Xerxes I of Persia), planned to kill all the Jews in the empire, but his plans were foiled by Mordecai and his cousin and adopted daughter Esther, who had risen to become Queen of Persia. The day of deliverance became a day of feasting and rejoicing.
Marzipan figures for ’Rosh Hashanah’
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Jewish Museum(Budapest, Dohány Street 2, 1077)(Affected by the Essential and Grand tours)
The holiday lasts seven days in Israel and eight in the diaspora. The first day (and second day in the diaspora) is a Shabbat-like holiday when work is forbidden, followed by intermediate days called Chol Hamoed. The festival is closed with another Shabbat-like holiday called Shemini Atzeret (two days in the diaspora, where the second day is called Simchat Torah).

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