Jewish Heritage Tour and Dohany Street Synagogue Ticket

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If you wish to get a broader overview of Hungarian Jewish culture and its history, and would like to see the city from a different perspective, our Jewish Heritage tour is just the thing for you.

 

First your guide tells about the most important chapters of 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 through a unique collection of art pieces from Hungary and Eastern Europe, and the rich 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.

 

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After a short break we continue our walkthrough the Jewish Quarter, on the streets of the former Ghetto, where synagogues, monuments, kosher restaurants, and kosher shops can be found.

 

While your guide tells you important facts and local stories from this area, you also get to know more about Budapest.During our journey we visit the Memorial Park dedicated to Carl Lutz, then we pass by the famous Gozsdu Passage.
The third station of the Synagogue Triangle is the Kazinczy Street Synagogue (interior visit), which is one of the largest operating orthodox synagogues in Europe, built in art-nouveau style.
At the end of the tour, we invite you to a traditional Hungarian Jewish cake and coffee.

 

DURATION: 2,5 - 4 hours

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