Explore the Historic Jewish Quarter with a local guide
Visit the Historic Jewish Quarter, one of the oldest and most popular parts of Budapest!
This living quarter is uniquely characterized by the culture of the Jewish community (the largest Jewish community in East-Central Europe), that settled down here centuries ago.
The third largest synagogue in the world (the second largest one in Europe), the Jewish Museum and Archives with a rich collection and the most important Jewish religious and cultural institutions are located here.
The quarter has been on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage since 2002.
Let's discover the history, costumes, traditions and festivals together!
NOTICE: ON FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS WE ARE NOT ABLE TO VISIT THE SYNAGOGUES INSIDE BECAUSE OF THE "SABBATH"!
Our journey is going to start from the meeting point (where is the most comfortable for you, for example your hotel), than we head straight to the Great Synagogue in Dohány Street, the symbol of the Jews of Budapest.
Then we are going to visit the Holocaust Museum, contains an amazing history both in it's unique collection of Jewish artifacts, and in the story that exists behind the museum and property itself.
On our tour we are going to discover the must see sights of the Jewish quarter such as:
-Great Synagogue in Dohány Street (the second greatest Synagogue)
-The Cemetery of Heroes
-The Temple of Heroes
-Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Garden and the Monument of the Hungarian Jewish Martyrs
-Carl Lutz Memorial Park
-Rumbach Street Synagogue
-The Orthodox Great Synagogue
The colourful Jewish quarter became one of the most popular part of Budapest with its nice kosher cafés, restaurants, pubs and cultural centers.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel or wherever is the most convenient for You.
End location: Your hotel or wherever is the most convenient for You.
Duration: 4 hours
walking and public transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10000 Hungarian Forint - for entrance fees and pocket money
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Rashad was able to bring the history and culture of this area to life in a very sensitive and moving way.