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Budapest Jewish Heritage Walking Tour provided by Hungaria Koncert

Budapest Jewish Heritage Walking Tour

Budapest Jewish Heritage Walking Tour
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Tour snapshot
Learn about the importance of the Jewish community in Budapest
Duration:
3h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
15
Stroller accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    3h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    15
  • Stroller accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Explore Budapest’s Jewish heritage on a cultural tour that showcases the Jewish community’s past and present in the Hungarian capital. Hear stories of tragedy and triumph as you stroll through the historic Jewish quarter with a guide, visiting important sites like the Jewish Museum, Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park and Dohány Street Synagogue — the largest synagogue in Europe. Choose from two tour durations to best suit your schedule.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Step inside one of Europe's most famous synagogues
  • Visit a Holocaust memorial and hear stories from World War II
  • Expanded tour option includes a sweet treat from a kosher bakery
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Step inside one of Europe's most famous synagogues
  • Visit a Holocaust memorial and hear stories from World War II
  • Expanded tour option includes a sweet treat from a kosher bakery
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5808JEWISH
Important information
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Cake at a kosher bakery or 10% discount card (Grand Tour only)
  • Entrance to the Great Synagogue
  • Entrance to the Kazinczy Street Synagogue (Grand Tour only)
  • Entry/Admission - Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga)
  • Entry/Admission - Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Dohány Street Synagogue, Budapest, Dohány u. 2, 1074 Hungary In front of Dohány street Synagogue, Address: Budapest, 1074 Dohány street. 2
  • Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, Budapest, Síp u. 10, 1075 Hungary Concludes at Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park (Essential Tour)
  • Budapest, Dob u. 22, 1072 Hungary Concludes at Frohlich Bakery and Cafe (Grand Tour)
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Cake at a kosher bakery or 10% discount card (Grand Tour only)
  • Entrance to the Great Synagogue
  • Entrance to the Kazinczy Street Synagogue (Grand Tour only)
  • Entry/Admission - Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga)
  • Entry/Admission - Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Dohány Street Synagogue, Budapest, Dohány u. 2, 1074 Hungary In front of Dohány street Synagogue, Address: Budapest, 1074 Dohány street. 2
  • Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, Budapest, Síp u. 10, 1075 Hungary Concludes at Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park (Essential Tour)
  • Budapest, Dob u. 22, 1072 Hungary Concludes at Frohlich Bakery and Cafe (Grand Tour)
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, Budapest, Síp u. 10, 1075 Hungary Concludes at Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park (Essential Tour)
  • Budapest, Dob u. 22, 1072 Hungary Concludes at Frohlich Bakery and Cafe (Grand Tour)
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Dohány Street Synagogue
    Budapest, Dohány u. 2, 1074 Hungary
    In front of Dohány street Synagogue, Address: Budapest, 1074 Dohány street. 2
    See address & details
  • 1
    Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours
    Stop: 3 hours
    See details
  • 2
    Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga)
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Gozsdu Udvar
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Carl Lutz Memorial
    Stop: 20 minutes
    See details
  • 6
    Kazinczy Street Synagogue
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    See Important Information for details
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4.5
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Corinne B
Rochdale, UK9 contributions
Petra was the lovely tour guide who took me on the shorter tour (2 hours). She was friendly, approachable and knowledgeable; her English was great. We spent time in the synagogue, looking at the features, understanding the history of the Jewish community in Budapest. We then had time in the Jewish museum next door where there were beautiful Jewish artifacts and English explanation on quite a lot so you could read more about the items you were interested in.
Lastly, we looked in the memorial gardens of those whose lives had been taken, the Tree of Life and a stained glass monument to Sir Nicholas Winton.
Well worth the visit, I only had two hours to spare otherwise I would have carried on with Petra to find out more about the culture on the extended tour.
Written 17 January 2022
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ruth296
London, UK2 contributions
May 2018 • Couples
Just returned from Budapest did this tour on Sunday we completed the first part in 2 hours and 8 of us stayed on for the extended tour. Unfortunately this only lasted 45 mins which was not what was advertised! Should have paid the cheaper price and done 2 hours!!!
Written 8 May 2018
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Deborah B
10 contributions
Took this tour 11th Nov 2018 , our tour guide was a young man called Able , he was so knowledgable and we thoroughly enjoyed his tour , would highly recommend doing this well worth the money .
Written 13 November 2018
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Abigail1012
Cedarhurst, NY7 contributions
Jul 2018 • Family
I booked a walking tour of the Jewish Quarter of Budapest. Instead of the walking tour we were given a tour of the Dohany Utca Synagogue and a guided tour of the museum. The entrance fee to the Synagogue and museum (including a guided tour of the synagogue) is 4000 forint (approximately,
$14.50 per person) I paid $29.00 per ticket for four tickets under the assumption that it was a tour of the Jewish Quarter as per the confirmation. Basically, the entrance fee to the Dohany Utca Synagogue provides the same tour for half the price.
The tour of the museum was totally misleading. The person conducting the tour does not seem to be familiar with Jewish practice and made quite a few incorrect representations of Jewish practice.

We were totally misled by the ad for this tour and disappointed in the tour itself. I would discourage anyone interested in the Jewish Quarter of Budapest from taking this tour.
Written 16 August 2018
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Piegow
7 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
We were two over age 60 couples who went on the full walking tour. The guide was understandable, interesting and knowledgeable. The only negative was that the group included a couple of folks who were not up to the walking - this slowed us down and detracted from the experience. A must do for anyone interested in the Jewish aspects of the city.

Some friends of ours had gone to Budapest and visited the Jewish quarter on their own and were satisfied. However, we were happy we had the guide since they added a lot of information and understanding to the tour and eliminated any navigational challenges.
Written 7 June 2019
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JayPost
Livingston, NJ107 contributions
Oct 2019
This was an eye-opening experience. Very well done tour balancing the history and beauty of the Great Synagogue with the horrors of the Nazi era and the tragedies that occurred there.
Written 26 October 2019
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blustig77
East Brunswick, NJ108 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
Valerie was our guide and she did an excellent job showing us the Jewish area we saw the great synagogue and since we booked the grand tour we saw the orthodox synagogue as well the pastry and drink at the end of the tour is a nice touch I’m glad we did the tour
Written 18 October 2019
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Dear Blustig77, Thank you for your review! Best regards, Anna Orban
Written 24 October 2019
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Andrew
10 contributions
Jun 2019 • Couples
Had a very nice tour and walk through the synagogue and Jewish quarter. Was very well informed, knowledgeable, and well spoken. Gave great insight into the Hungarian Jewish struggles both in the past and even currently.
Written 4 July 2019
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zsuzsanna_molnar
Thank you so much for your review!
Written 23 July 2019
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Mal
12 contributions
May 2019
Brigi took us on a long walk around Budapest's Jewish Quarter sharing her knowledge of the area and the people in a sympathetic manner and with a wealth of detail. A good way to learn about this subject. Definitely worth a tip at the end.
Written 10 May 2019
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smacka21
Melbourne, Australia201 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
We had Csillia as our guide. She was lovely and very informative. Tour started at Dohany Synagogue where the history of Jews in Hungary was explained and a little about this Synagogue. Then into the museum where another guide explained the artefacts and history. Then into the Synagogue and an explanation of the building and it’s history and life.
Then into the memorial garden and the Tree of Life with more information.
Then a very short walk to Rumbach Synagogue and more informatio. That was the end of the essentials tour. Ours took almost 3 hours. Highly recommend it.
Written 3 May 2019
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