Learn about the Jewish experience in Budapest from a knowledgeable guide as you explore important Jewish sites such as the largest synagogue in Europe and the Holocaust Museum. Get a personalized brochure about Jewish life and Holocaust history details.
What to Expect
Explore the historical Jewish sites in Pest and visit some of the most important synagogues. On this 5-hour guided tour of Budapest’s Jewish heritage you’ll see squares, parks, streets, and housing blocks that have been important parts of the city’s Jewish life.
See statues of Jewish heroes, including Raoul Wallenberg and Carl Lutz. Visit the Holocaust Monument of Shoes along the riverbank, and the old Jewish town and ghetto.
Explore the Great Synagogue complex of Dohany Street, which is the largest synagogue in Europe. See the Tree of Life Monument, the Jewish Museum, the Orthodox Main Synagogue, and the Holocaust Museum.
- Transportation (including parking fees)
- Coffee break at a Jewish café
Know Before You Go
Budapest has the largest Jewish population of any city in the European Community. This tour focuses mainly on the Pest side.
Men are requested to bring a head cover, or kipa.
If you wish to be picked up at your hotel or cruise station with heavy and large luggage, there is an extra charge for handling and transport.