Jewish Essential Tour

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First,  we will 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 see 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 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 Center 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 Center, please keep your ticket and show it at the entrance gate.



Points of interest/ itinerary



Those guests who are short of time can take the 2 hour Jewish Heritage Essential Tour. The tour includes an interior visit to the Dohány synagogue, which is the largest in Europe. 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



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



Tour details



Tour dates: from 1st May till 30th November


From Monday to Thursday at 10am and 2pm, on Fridays and Sundays at 10am ONLY, Saturday NOT available


Meeting time: 15 minutes before the program


Meeting place: In front of Dohány Street Synagogue, Budapest, Dohány street. 2, 1074


Duration: 2 



Meeting Point information



In front of Dohány Street Synagogue, Budapest, Dohány street. 2, 1074



Block Out Dates



June 9, 10, 
September 29, 30, 
October 1, 8, 9, 14, 15,21, 22, 23 
October 13, 20 only 10am tour available 
November 1 
No tour on Saturdays

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