Essential Jewish tour: Those who are short of time can take our 2,5 hour Jewish Heritage Essential Tour. 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.
Your guide shows you the most important chapters of the Hungarian Jewry’s history and the Elizabethtown. As the highlight of the tour, we visit the Dohány Street Synagogue (interior visit), which is the largest in Europe and the second largest in the world.
You also get a local guided tour in the Jewish Museum, where you get acquainted with the Hungarian Jewish heritage trough a unique collection of art pieces from Hungary and Eastern Europe, and the rich tradition of Judaism, its holidays and everyday life. A separate room commemorates the Hungarian Holocaust. Beside these we visit the Martyrs’ Cemetery, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park with the Tree of Life and the Heroes' Temple (outside visit). After the tour it is possible to visit the Jewish Quarter Exhibition in the Goldmark Hall and the Family Research Center.
At the end of the tour you will be given a Jewish Centre entrance ticket. These tickets are valid for one entry during next 24 hours. If you would like to go back the next day to the Jewish Centre, please keep your ticket and show it at the entrance gate.
Meeting/pick-up point: Dohány Street Synagauoge, Dohány Street 2.
Duration: 2 hours.
Others: Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time.
Please note there are no tours on Jewish holidays, when the great Synagogue is closed.