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Morning Basic Jewish Heritage Tour – 2,5 hours
Mon 21 November 2016, 10:00 – 12:30 CET
We’re waiting for you in Budapest. From all nationalities and backgrounds people come to experience and discover Jewish Heritage Tour and get the inside story.
First, your guide shows you the most important chapters of the Hungarian Jewry’s history and the Elizabethtown. Meanwhile we walk on the streets of the so-called Pest Jewish Quarter, we are going to explore the „status quo ante” Rumbach Street Synagogue (outside visit).
As the highlight of the tour, we 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 get acquainted with the Hungarian Jewish heritage trough 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 Centre 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 Centre, please keep your ticket and show it at the entrance gate.
The dates of the Jewish Heritage Essential Tour in English language:
From May 1st to November 30th 2016: Every day at 10 am except on Saturday
We don’t have tours on jewish holidays, when the great Synagogue is closed for guiding
professional guiding during the whole tour
entrance fee to the Jewish Museum
entrance fee to the Dohány Street Synagogue
entrance fee to the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park
entrance fee to the Jewish Centre, where you can visit the Hungarian Jewish Archiv and an audio-visual exhibition about the past of the Jewish Quarter in Budapest