Budapest Jewish Heritage Walking Tour

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See the biggest Jewish community in Central Eastern Europe - Budapest. With an active cultural, religious and artistic heritage, the Hungarian and Jewish history continuous to stay knitted for centuries.


  • Visit the largest synagogue in Europe, the Dohany Synagogue

  • Know the secrets of Jewish Quarter - used as ghetto during WWII

  • Customize your visit by choosing from Essential, Grand and Expanded Grand tours


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V District Deak Ferenc Square
2 or 4 hours
daily except Saturday at 10:00 AM; 2:00 PM
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Discover the Jewish culture and heritage in this half day walking tour in two special options.

Essential Tour 1.5 to 2 hours

Visit the interior of the Dohany synagogue, known as the largest synagogue in Europe. Take a guided tour inside the Jewish museum which houses unique and important art pieces from Hungary and Eastern Europe. Know more about the Holocaust Cemetery where thousands were buried and killed during the time of the ghetto. See the Raul Wallenberg Memorial Park with the Tree of Life which was created to commemorate those who perished during the war.

Grand Tour 3.5 to 4 hours

This includes a visit inside the largest synagogue in Europe, the Dohany Street Synagogue. A guided tour inside the Jewish museum will show you the most important collections and one-of-a-kind art pieces from Hungary and Eastern Europe.

Know the history behind the Holocaust Cemetery. The catacomb for the thousands of people who were killed and buried during ghetto. Visit the Raul Wallenberg Memorial Park and the Tree of Life, created to commemorate those who perished during the war.

A sightseeing tour outside the Heroes Temple will show you its importance to those who gave their lives during WWI. As the saying goes, to fully understand the present one must know the past. We head on to the Jewish Quarter. This place was used as a ghetto during the WWII and it hosts synagogues, monuments, kosher restaurants and shops.

See the Carl Lutz Memorial and then visit inside the Rumbach Street Synagogue, the Kiraly Street, the famous Gozsdu Courtyard and the center of the orthodox community then we'll have an exterior visit of the Kazinczy Street Synagogue. Get a tasty treat of cake and coffee at the kosher confectionery.


  • Entries to mentioned sights

  • English speaking guide


  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Please Note

  • All tour options will end near the original meeting point.

  • Please wear modest clothing (covering shoulders and thighs) when visiting the Synagogues. Male visitors cannot enter with bare head.

  • Participants will need to be fit for light continuous walking with short breaks. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

  • Tours operate rain or shine.

  • Tour operators will not be responsible for unforeseen delays or accidents.

  • All sales are final and non-refundable.

  • Children below 12 years old are free of charge.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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