General overview and Jewish Heritage of Budapest through authentic Jewish eyes
This tour is the best choice for all those who besides to learn in deep about the Jewish heritage in Hungary, would like to see the general beauty of our wonderful city.
General part of our tour covers the major highlights of the city, showing the grandeur and Old World charm of Budapest. Visit both sides of the River: the colorful hills of Buda and the bustling businesslike boulevards of Pest. Explore the gorgeous House of Parliament, the elegant Andrassy Avenue, the impressive Heroes Square, walk in the Castle District and enjoy the magnificent panoramic view to the city from the Fisherman's Bastion.
The Jewish part, just to mention few hot spots: Dohany Synagogue, Jewish Museum, Orthodox Section, Shoes' Memorial by the River Danube, Glass House- Rescue and Resistance Center.
Meet you at your Hotel.
Short introduction of the city, get to the Gellert hill - panoramic view, then drive to the Jewish Quarter, Dohany Synagogue, Jewish Museum, Holocaust Memorial, Orthodox section, Synagogue and Community Center, Mikvah building from outside, the kosher stores (Pizza & Bakery, Butcher's Shop), learn about the kosher avaibilities in Hungary today. Option for kosher snack or lunch break. Then walk to the Rumbach Status Quo Ante Synagogue. What does it mean?? Do not worry, we will talk about it!
After the Jewish Quater we drive to the Shoe Memorial and visit the Glass House.
Rest for the day- Andrassy Ave, Heroes's Square, City Park, Parliament Building from outside, Chain Bridge, and walk around the Castle District.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We can meet at your hotel, Cruise Ship Port, or any other location in Budapest. If you wish to meet me at the Airport pls. let me know and I will send you an offer accordingly.
End location: We can finish the tour at your hotel or any other place in the downtown of Budapest.
If you wish to finish the tour at the Airport, pls let me know and I will send you an offer accordingly.
Duration: 8 hours
This tour is also available in two half days. Pls see my another offer.
For this tour I provide new comfortable Ford station wagon with driver.
Upon request for additional cost I can provide bigger vehicle.
Comfortable car with a local driver for transportation and professional guiding for the entire program. Having a driver with us provides maximum flexibility, stop close to the sites and no parking problem.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
6800 HUF - Three Synagogues and Jewish Museum entrance fee.
Lunch or coffee break is also additional.
Entrance fees to the Synagogues and Jewish Museum, lunch or coffee break.
If you are more than party of 3, we can hire minibus for some addition cost. (Definite price will be given, just let me know how many you are.)
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Andrea's rich commentary and guidance made this a wonderful tour! I highly recommend her!