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Budapest: The Great Synagogue Skip the Line Ticket3652 Reviews
Skip the line and visit the Great Synagogue. Take a guided tour of the synagogue and its grounds. Learn about the daily life of the Jewish people in Hungary before and after WWII at the Hungarian Jewish Museum and see the Emmanuel Memorial Tree.
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- Visit the the Great Synagogue, the largest synagogue in Europe and the second-largest in the world
- Enjoy skip-the-line entry
- Explore the grounds of the Synagogue and see the Emmanuel Memorial Tree
- Take a guided tour of the Synagogue, the Heroes’ Temple, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park and the graveyard
DescriptionTake a guided tour of Budapest's Great Synagogue to hear about the history and architecture of the largest synagogue in Europe and the second-largest in the world, as well as the fate of the Hungarian Jews before and after WWII. Skip the lines and head straight to the security check to start your tour of the Great Synagogue. Visit the Heroes’ Temple, the graveyard, and the Jewish Museum. Honor Holocaust victims at the Emanuel Tree in the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park. Then use your ticket to enter the Hungarian Jewish Museum next to the Synagogue. Admire its red and yellow brick facade combining Romantic style with Moorish elements. Learn about the life of the Jewish people in Hungary through everyday objects. See the famous Emmanuel Memorial Tree in the Synagogue's backyard. Admire this magnificent weeping willow's small metal leaves engraved with a name of a Holocaust victim and plaques honoring non-Jewish rescuers. Then, finish your visit the graveyard in the backyard of the Heroes’ Temple, the burial site of those who died in the ghetto during WWII.
IncludesGuided tour of the Synagogue, the Heroes’ Temple, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park, and the graveyard Entry to Synagogue, the Hungarian Jewish Museum, and the temporary exhibitions in the Cellar Entry to the Heroes’ Temple, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park, the Lapidarium, and the Synagogue’s graveyard
- The Synagogue is closed on Saturdays and for Jewish holidays Please wear clothes appropriate for a temple (e.g. no sleeveless tops, short skirts, or shorts). Men cannot enter the synagogue without covering their heads. A kippah is given at the entrance Please be aware there is a security check upon entry Entry with backpacks larger than hand luggage is not allowed It is forbidden to eat, drink or smoke in the area Face masks are not currently mandatory but are recommended The ticket office and entrance always closes one hour prior the end of visiting hours