Jewish heritage tour in Budapest
Walking tours

Jewish heritage tour in Budapest

Language: English
Availability: Fridays and Sundays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Visit the Dohány Street Synagogue, the largest operating synagogue in Europe
  • Learn about the fascinating history of Jewish culture and life in Budapest
  • Get in-depth knowledge and insights about the history and culture of Hungarian Jews
What to expect

Being the city with the largest active Jewish community of Central Europe, Budapest has much to show of its religious, artistic and historical background with a tangible heritage.

This Jewish heritage tour is for those people, who want to get an intimate tour revolving around the Hungarian Jewish culture and the incredible amount of Jewish heritage that Budapest has to offer. Your tour guide will lead you through the most important and exciting parts of the Jewish district, allowing you to get insights into the Jewish way of life and culture of Budapest. You will also have a good chance to have conversations and be informed by your professional local guide who knows a lot about Hungary's history, including their own personal experiences.

To fit your needs different types of Jewish Heritage Tours are available:


ESSENTIAL TOUR
Duration: 2.5 hours long
Main stops:

  • Jewish Museum with local guiding where you get acquainted with the Hungarian Jewish heritage through a unique collection of art pieces from Hungary and Eastern Europe. A separate room commemorates the Holocaust in Hungary.
  • Interior visit of the Dohány Street Synagogue which is the largest operating synagogue in Europe and the second largest in the world.
  • Martyrs’ Cemetery
  • Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park
  • Tree of Life Memorial
  • Heroes’ Temple – (outside visit)
  • Jewish Centre where you can visit the Family Research Center

GRAND TOUR
Duration: 4.5 hours long
All stops of the Essential tour then:

  • Carl Lutz Memorial Park dedicated to the Swiss diplomat who is also known as Hungary’s Schindler
  • Gozsdu Passage
  • Orthodox Jewish Quarter
  • Interior visit of the Kazinczy Street Synagogue

At the end of the tour (or in the break), you can enjoy a cake in a confectionery.

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What's included
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
What's not included
  • Meals and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Pick-up
Where

Budapest, Dohány u. 2, 1074 Hungary

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of the Dohany Street Synagouge 15 minutes before the tour starts.

What to remember
  • Feel free to share your preferences with your guide and to ask for stops you are interested in, and they will create the prefect experience for you
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When
  • Fridays and Sundays at 10.00am
  • Tour does not operate on the days when the Synagogues are closed from visitors
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Provider
Hungaria Koncert Ltd.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 4 days before the activity begins.

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