Small-Group Great Synagogue And Jewish History Walking Tour With A Historian In Budapest

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 am
  • Departure Details :
    Central Budapest
  • Return Details :
    Central Budapest
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour in Budapest and learn about the Jewish History and the Great Synagogue during your visit. Budapests Jewish history is rich, complex, and continues to thrive today. Led by a Jewish historian, you will discover the intriguing and bustling 7th district, and visit the Great Synagogue on this small-group tour (maximum 6 participants). Entry fees paid on site.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a local guide
  • Small-group tour

Know More about this tour

Begin your tour on Andrassy Street, the commercial center of the city, and also the area where many Jews settled at the end for the 19th century. From there, well delve into smaller side streets to discover the rich offerings: silver shops, kosher butchers, prayer houses, and smaller synagogues.

We will also look at the contemporary experience of Jews in Budapest, which today hosts a vibrant Orthodox community, and visit several synagogues, including a masterpiece by the renown Secessionist architect Otto Wagner, and the Dohany Synagogue, or so-called Great Synagogue of Budapest and one of the largest in the world. We'll also visit a ritual bath (mikva) and several kosher shops, where we'll get a taste of Jewish cuisine.

We also grapple with the experience of the Holocaust and World War II in Budapest, and look at the remains of the ghetto walls yellow star houses, and will discuss the deportation of the Jews in the larger context of the Holocaust in Europe. To end our experience, we will look at the contemporary Jewish history in the city and visit several synagogues, including the Dohany (Great) Synagogue.

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Walking tour

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Entrance fees to Synagogue

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Minimum age is 13 years