Recorrido por el barrio judío: The tour includes an interior visit to the Dohány Street Synagogue, which is the largest in Europe, local guided tour in the Jewish Museum, which has an important and unique collection of art pieces from Hungary and Eastern Europe. The Martyrs’ Cemetery where thousands were buried, who were killed during the WWII. Raul Wallenberg Memorial Park with the Tree of Life which was created to remind us of those who perished in the war. We pass by the Heroes temple, which was built in memory of those who gave their lives during WWI.
To understand the present we continue our walk to the old – new Jewish Quarter, which was used as a ghetto during the WWII and today hosts synagogues, monuments, kosher restaurants, and kosher shops. We will visit the Rumbach Street Synagogue, we will see the Carl Lutz Memorial Park, the famous Gozsdu Courtyard and the center of the orthodox Jewish community, with an outside visit of the Kazinczy Street Synagogue. After our tour, we will invite you a cake and drink in the kosher Fröhlich confectionary. You have another option, to have 10% discount in the kosher Carmel reastaurant.
This tour was created for those, who would like to get an overview of the past and present of Hungraian Jewry’s and would like to understand the differences between our main religious wings. With the help of our English-speaking guides you will be acquainted with the most important chapters of the history and culture of the Hungarian Jewry.
Meeting/pick-up point: Dohány Street Synagauoge, Dohány Street 2.
Duration: 4 hours.
Start/opening time: From Monday to Thursday at 2pm, on Fridays at 10am.
Others: We don't have tours on Jewish holidays, when the great Synagogue is closed for guiding. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour start time.