Budapest Jewish Heritage
Travel through Budapest’s historic Jewish Quarter on a walking tour and learn about the community that remains active there today. See the Kazinczy Street Synagogue, Raul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, the Jewish Museum and more, as your guide discusses in-depth the Jewish heritage behind the streets that you pass. With a 2-hour and 4-hour route to choose from, you’ll hear about the community’s past and the important role that the Jewish culture plays in contemporary Hungarian society. Highlights Jewish history tour of Budapest Enjoy a casually paced walk around Budapest’s important Jewish sites Visit the Jewish Museum, Dohány Street Synagogue, Jewish quarter and more Enter the noteworthy Kazinczy Street Synagogue and enjoy cake from a local kosher bakery (Grand Tour only) Learn all about Hungary's Jewish history, heritage and culture from an expert guide Choose from several tour durations and itineraries
What You Can Expect
Visit beautiful Jewish synagogues on your Budapest walking tour Your tour will begin at the Dohány street Synagogue, where your local guide will meet you. As you walk through the city streets, you’ll hear about the Jewish community in Budapest, both past and present. Essential Tour: (approximately 2.5 hours)
This option offers a concise route for travelers on a stricter schedule. The Essential Tour will begin with a step inside the biggest synagogue in Europe, the Dohány Street Synagogue. While inside you’ll explore the Jewish Museum, which hosts an impressive exhibit of pieces from Hungarian and Eastern European artists. Your guide will then take you to Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, named for the man credited with saving the lives of thousands in the Jewish community. You’ll pass through the old Jewish Quarter, once a ghetto during the Second World War, as well as Heroes’ Temple, which pays homage to lives lost during WWI.
Grand Tour: (approximately 4 hours)
For a more comprehensive option, choose the Grand Tour, which picks up where the Essential Tour leaves off. You’ll make your way to the Jewish Quarter, where kosher bakeries and restaurants are located, along with other synagogues and memorials.Admire the Gozsdu Courtyard, an old passageway currently converted into bustling bars and restaurants and popular with locals and visitors alike. You’ll also visit Carl Lutz Memorial Park, named after another famous figurehead during WWII, as well as the Rumbach Street Synagogue.
After a stop at the center of the orthodox community, the Kazinczy Street Synagogue, you’ll pause for some sweets at the kosher Frohlich Bakery and Café. You’ll also be given a 10% discount by your guide to the kosher restaurant, Carmel, to be enjoyed later in the evening on your own if you wish.
|Royal Sissi Tour to the Residence of Queen Elisabeth from Budapest|
Royal Sissi Tour to the Residence of Queen Elisabeth from Budapest
Visiting the impressive Summer Residence of Queen Elisabeth (Sissi), wife of Franz Josef in Gödöllő.
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city Excellent value for money Skip the line All entrance fees included Hotel pickup included Informative, friendly and professional guide
What You Can Expect
Interior of the Grassalkovich castle in Godollo Visit to the former Summer - Residence of Queen Elisabeth (Sissi) Including a free pick up from your hotel we take you in an airconditioned bus with a professional guide to Gödöllő (the second largest baroque château in the world), which preserved the atmosphere of old times till this day. The tour includes your entrance fee, saving you the time to wait in line. You will be able to walk through the same hallways, the staircases and the park of this amazing baroque building as the beloved princess reliving the memories of old times. After the tour we return to Budapest. The tour ends at the Hotel InterContinental.
|Budapest in One Day Top Attractions|
With this itinerary you can see the top attractions of Budapest and be sure that you have covered all of the most important sites. The itinerary takes you easily from attraction to attraction and includes must-see sites like the Chain Bridge, House of Parliament, St Stephens Basilica, National Opera House and the Central Market. It also leaves time to enjoy one of the city’s world-class museums the Hungarian National Museum.
Budapest, one of Europe’s most densely populated cities, and certainly one of its prettiest, is packed with places of cultural and historical importance, making this a traveler’s dream destination. Located on the Danube River, Budapest also has no less than 80 geothermal springs which attract visitors from far and wide who come seeking their healing qualities. Budapest’s most important sights seem almost too numerous to mention. Perhaps the best place to begin a trip to this city is to visit the Hungarian National Museum, housed in a neoclassic building, and holding one of the most important collections of historical artefacts and artworks.
|Kecskemét, Puszta Plains, and Horse Show Tour from Budapest|
Discover Hungary’s Great Plains or ‘puszta’ and enjoy a visit to the town of Kecskemét and a horse show and Hungarian lunch on this day trip from Budapest. Travel south to Hungary’s puszta prairie, and take a guided stroll around Kecskemét to see its art nouveau buildings. Then, visit a farm to watch a Hungarian equestrian show, take a carriage ride, and enjoy a traditional 3-course lunch and Hungarian refreshments. Hotel pickup in Budapest included. Highlights
Hotel pickup included Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city Ideal choice for families Popular choice with kids Lunch included Day trip (destination A to B)