Budapest Dohany Great Synagogue & Jewish Ghetto Tour

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Budapest, Budapest

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Visitors who wish to get acquainted with the Budapest Jewish district and see Europe's largest synagogue are recommended to participate in this program to learn about the Hungarian Jewish history and the Hungarian Holocaust. The area covered by the walk used to be the Budapest Ghetto and is one of the today's cultural, commercial and entertainment centers of colorful multicultural Budapest.

What's Included

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Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 6
  • YOUTH: Age: 7 - 26
  • ADULT: Age: 27 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Please respect the dress code: regular clothing is fine, shoulders must be covered. Clothing must reach the knee or covered before entering (cover available for purchase on the spot). Head cover for men is available upon entry.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga)
Visit the largest Jewish temple of Europe, learn about the Hungarian Neologue Jewish Community and the history of the Hungarian Jewry.

See the spectacular architectural masterpiece of the 1850's Budapest and admire the organ played by Franz Liszt as well.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park
Learn about the Hungarian Holocaust and the Righteous Gentiles who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews risking their own lives.

Visit the Emmanuel Tree of Life Memorial.

Visit the Holocaust Cemetery created on the territory of the Budapest ghetto, the resting place of more than 2000 victims.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Rumbach Street Synagogue
The Rumbach Synagogue is a remarkable masterpiece of the Viennese architect Otto Wagner from 1872. The synagogue has recently reopened after many years of renovations. It is a spectacular Moorish building, a true hidden treasure of the Budapest Jewish district, a breath-taking building to visit along the streets of the former Budapest Ghetto.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Kiraly Street
The Kiraly street was the high street of Pest in the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century. As a commercial and trade center it became the cradle of Jewish life in Pest. Today it is bustling with commercial and cultural life again.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Gozsdu Udvar
This is the most colorful spot in the Jewish district, the location of entertainment and cultural life. In the past this place housed kosher salami stores, food stores as well as apartments. Today you can meet here local Jewish artists, local artisan and antique products or eat and drink with friends.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Carl Lutz Memorial
Meet one of the brave Righteous Gentiles who risked his own life to save thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Spinoza Theater
See the restaurant, gallery, cultural stage and theatre named after the Jewish Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Sephardi origin, who was an early representative of the Enlightenment in the 17th century.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

See one of the best known places in Budapest for kosher flodni, the most delicious Hungarian Jewish cake.

• Admission Ticket Free

Dob Street
The street running parallel to Kiraly was the central street of the Jewish district of Pest. It also ran in the center of the Budapest ghetto. Today again this is the scene of the revival of Jewish life in Budapest and Hungarian Jewish orthodoxy.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kazinczy Street Synagogue
The Kazinczy street is called today the cultural street of Budapest. It is full of ruin pubs but also the Hungarian Orthodox Jewish Center is here, with a synagogue, a mikveh, Kosher restaurants and cafes, schools, butchery, Kosher food stores and a lot more.

Admire the architectural beauty of the early 20th century Art Noveau - called Secession in Budapest - architecture. The Orthodox synagogue serves the Hungarian traditional Orthodox Jewish Community.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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