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€ 62.00
Adult (Age 1-100)

Jewish Heritage Private Synagogue Triangle Tour

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Duration: 5 hours
Tour ID: 1977
Overview

We created our private tours service for those people, who want to have an intimate experience about the Hungarian Jewish culture and the incredible amount of Jewish heritage the city of Budapest can offer. 

Your very own private tour guide will lead you through the most important and exciting parts of the Jewish district. This way you can have a more personal insightful look into the Jewish life and culture of Budapest, and have inward conversations with a local professional guide about the country’s history and their own, personal experiences. You have the control! 

The tour starts whenever you want to and you can choose what to see or which destinations you want to skip from our existing tour routes. Feel free to share your preferences, and things you are interested in, with our guides and let them create the perfect experience, specially made for your taste. We are at your service through the whole year, so feel free to contact us anytime. 

Chose the special Synagogue Triangle Private Tour, if you want to visit all three of the synagogues in the city centre and have the full experience doing it. With this 4.5 hours long tour, you can be sure that you will get all the information you would require about the Jewish aspects of Budapest. 

It includes a visit to the Dohány Street Synagogue, the Rumbach Street Synagogue and the Kazinczy Street Synagogue. At the end of the tour (or in the break), you have two options: you can accept our invitation to have a cake in the glatt kosher Fröhlich confectionery, or you can receive 10% discount in the glatt kosher Carmel restaurant. 

This tour was created for those, who would like to get an overview of the past and present of Hungarian Jewry’s and would like to understand the differences between Hungary's main religious wings. With the help of English-speaking guides, you will be acquainted with the most important chapters of the history and culture of the Hungarian Jewry. 

Main stops: 

1- Deák Square – Gabor Sztehlo Monument 

2 – Madách Square – History of the Orczy House 

3 – Rumbach Street Synagogue outside visit 

4 – Jewish Museum with local guiding where you get acquainted with the Hungarian Jewish heritage through 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 Holocaust in Hungary. 

5 – Interior visit of the Dohány Street Synagogue which is the largest operating synagogue in Europe and the second largest in the world. 

6 – Martyrs’ Cemetery 

7 – Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park 

8 – Tree of Life Memorial 

9 – Heroes’ Temple – (outside visit) 

10 – Jewish Centre where you can visit the Family Research Center 

After a short break, we continue our walk through the Jewish Quarter, on the streets of the former Budapest Ghetto, which hosts synagogues, monuments, kosher restaurants, and kosher shops. While your guide tells you important facts and local stories of this area, you also get basic information about Budapest. 

Other main attractions of the Synagogue Triangle Tour: 

11 – Carl Lutz Memorial Park dedicated to the Swiss diplomat who is also known as Hungary’s Schindler 

12 – Rumbach Street Synagogue (outside visit) 

13 – Madách Square – the history of the Orczy house 13 – Gozsdu Passage 

14 – Orthodox Jewish Quarter 

15 – Interior visit of the Kazinczy Street Synagogue, the only one built in Hungarian folklore style.

This tour, including pick up, is available all year round except Saturdays and the following blocked out dates:

March: 15, 30 - April: 1, 5 (only morning tour available), 6 - May: 20, 21 - Sept: 9, 10, 11, 18, 19, 23 (only morning tour available), 24 - Oct: 1, 2, 23 - Nov: 1 December: 24, 25.

Highlights
  • Hotel pick up
  • Have an intimate experience of Hungarian Jewish culture and the incredible amount of Jewish heritage Budapest offers
  • Private Tour
  • Knowledgeable Local Guide
Good to Know
  • Languages offered on activity/tour Languages offered on activity/tour: English, German, French, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish
  • Duration Duration: 5 hours
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Pick up from your hotel, please give us the address of your accommodation!
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
  • Instant Confirmation Instant Confirmation
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick up
  • Entrance fee included
  • Private Guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point
At the reception of your accomodation or in front of the Dohány Street Synagogue
Know Before You Go
  • Shoulders and knees must be covered inside the Synagogue!
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