Budapest Private Jewish Walk

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During this walk in the 7th District Jewish Quarter of Budapest, you will learn about the rich history and the current situation of the Hungarian Jewish Community. You can also visit the three major synagogues and some of the contemporary scenes.

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Highlights

  • Visit the Dohany Street Synagogue
  • See the Rumbach Street Synagogue
  • Enter the Kazinczy Street Synagogue
  • Taste traditional Jewish pastry and coffee
  • Check out the contemporary scenes in the Jewish Quarter

Description

To start the tour, meet your private guide at a previously arranged place (your hotel, apartment, or any other spot in the city). Since it's a customized tour, the route may vary according to the meeting point, nevertheless the tour in all cases includes all of the following sights below. Most of the tour takes place in the 7th District. You will visit several attractions, starting with the Dohány Street Synagogue, the second biggest synagogue in the world. Enter the building and spend about 50 minutes there.  Guests receive a guided tour inside, and have the possibility to visit the Jewish Museum that is part of the complex. Leaving the synagogue, you will walk the small and cosy streets of the district, getting an insight into the contemporary, bohemian-artistic nature it has aquried since the 1990's. You will visit the abandoned Rumbach Synagogue, then reach Kazinczy street and visit the beautiful Ortodox Synagogue built in Art Nouveau style. During the tour you will have a stop in a typical Jewish café where guests are offered a drink, and have the chance to taste the most famous Hungarian Jewish cake (also included in the price). The tour ends at the riverside near the Parliament at the Shoes on the Danube Memorial. You will have a very authentic and detailed picture of the history of the Jewish Community in Hungary from the very beginning to the present, and will also get the chance to discover the hidden secrets apart from the main sights. The duration of the tour is 3-4 hours, but that may also vary according to your request.

Includes

Pastry and a drink Hotel pick-up

Important Information

  • From Friday afternoon until Sunday morning the synagogues are closed. The tour is still bookable, but without entering these attractions
  • Shoulders and knees must be covered inside the synagogues
  • Accessible for disabled people as well

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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