The Basic Jewish Heritage Tour

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The Basic Jewish Heritage Tour

The Basic Jewish Heritage Tour

The Basic Jewish Heritage Tour

Those who are short of time can take our 2,5 hour Jewish Heritage Essential Tour. With the help of our English/German 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. Meanwhile we walk on the streets of the so-called Pest Jewish Quarter, we are going to explore the „status quo ante” Rumbach Street Synagogue (outside visit). 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


Essential tour

Those who are short of time can take our 2,5 hour Jewish Heritage Essential Tour. With the help of our English/German 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. Meanwhile we walk on the streets of the so-called Pest Jewish Quarter, we are going to explore the „status quo ante” Rumbach Street Synagogue (outside visit). 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

MAIN STOPS

  • Sztehlo Gábor Monument
  • Rumbach street Synagogue (outside visit)
  • Jewish Museum with local guiding
  • Interior visit of the Dohány Street Synagogue
  • Martyrs’ Cemetery - Holocaust Memorial Park
  • Raoul Wallenberg Park
  • Tree of Life
  • Heroes’ Temple – (outside visit)
  • Jewish Centre

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • professional guiding during the whole tour
  • entrance fee to the Jewish Museum
  • entrance fee to the Dohány Street Synagogue
  • entrance fee to the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park
  • entrance fee to the Jewish Centre, where you can visit the Hungarian Jewish Archiv and an audio-visual exhibition about the past of the Jewish Quarter in Budapest
The Basic Jewish Heritage Tour (1,5 - 2 hours)
Tickets 10 am / 2 pm
Adult 5 900 HUF
Stundent
5 000 HUF

Meeting point: Budapest, Deák Ferenc square, at the Sztehlo Gábor Monument

The dates of the Jewish Heritage Tours (essential and grand tour) in English language:
From May 1st to  October 31th 2015:
From Monday to Thursday at 10 am and 2pm and on Friday and Sunday at 10 am
From November 2nd to 30th 2015:
Every day at 10 am except on Saturday

The dates of the Jewish Heritage Tours (essential and grand tour) in German language:
From May 1st to  October 31th 2015:
Every day at 10 am except on Saturday

We don't have tours on jewish holidays, when the great Synagogue is closed for guiding. (those dates can not be booked on the sites linked below).

Please send your reservation via e-mail to tours.mailbox@budapest.com. We will send the confirmation of your booking within 1 day, but usually in 3 hours!


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