Jewish heritage tours
Budapest has the biggest Jewish community in Middle - Eastern Europe, with an active religious, artistic and historical heritage. Through centuries the Hungarian and Jewish history has been so entwined that it is almost inseparable. Jews played and play an important role in the country’s economical, cultural and political life.
Our company was created in 1995 and since then we try to show our visitors the Hungarian and Jewish culture in our country. Our English speaking guides are well trained, and have the necessary qualification to help you understand the Jewish past and present in Hungary and in Budapest. Our tours are in one (English) language, and we try to keep the sightseeing tours with small groups of people.
To customize your needs we prepared three types of heritage tours:
- Essential tour (1,5 - 2 hours)
Those guests who are short of time can take our 1,5 hour Jewish Heritage Essential Tour. The tour includes an interior visit to the Dohány synagogue, which is the largest in Europe. Next >>
- Grand tour (2,5 - 3 hours)
The tour includes an interior visit to the Dohány Street Synagogue, which is the largest in Europe. Guided tour in the Jewish Museum, which has an important and unique collection of art pieces from Hungary and Eastern Europe. The Holocaust Cemetery where thousand were buried, who were killed in the ghetto times. Next >>
- Expanded Grand tour with three synagogues (3,5 - 4 hours)
This tour was created for those who would really want to understand the differences between our main religious wings. You will be acquainted with the most important chapters of the history and culture of the Hungarian Jewry.
A blog from our guest, Len:
Today I did something very special with my daughter, and took her for a Hungarian Jewish Heritage grand tour in Budapest. It was all on foot and took about three hours. The weather was perfect and we both enjoyed it! What an unforgettable birthday gift it was for her!......"
Meeting point for the tours:
Coordinates: 47° 29.7398' N, 019° 3.5808' E