Jewish district

— Everything you always wanted to know about Hungarian Jews, but you were always afraid to ask

120 $ / 3 hrs
Coffee and cake included
2.5 km / 1.6 mi easy walking
In English

Description

The roller-coaster history of the Hungarian Jews is intriguing. And it’s all concentrated in Budapest’s 7th district. In the past 200 years the Hungarian Jews were privileged enough to be able to build Europe’s largest synagogue and cursed enough that 80% of them were killed during WW2. Today the Jewish district is a thriving cultural hub again. What’s going on here? This is what we explore. Halfway in the tour we stop for a coffee and ‘flódni’ – a traditional Hungarian-Jewish cake.

Recommended duration: 3 hours. 

Optional visit to the Dohány street synagogue complex on request.

Merge this tour with the “Jewish deluxe” behind the scenes synagogue tour for the real deal!

Features

  • Guiding in English – for other languages pls contact

  • Groups up to 6 people – if more pls contact for special bid. Children under age of 12 are not included in the headcount.

  • Hotel pickup on request

  • public transportation 

  • FYW survival kit 😉 

If this is not what you are looking for, check out our other tours.

Contact

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