Discover the Jewish heritage of Budapest with a passionate guide. Explore one of the most popular areas of inner Pest. The 7th district is where Jewish culture has bloomed for over 200 years and today hosts the largest and most active Jewish community of Eastern Europe. We visit the neighborhood of the Dohány Street Synagogue, which is the largest in Europe and the second largest in the world. As a highlight of the tour we visit the Orthodox Synagogue inside (the entrance fee is included in the tour's price).
We are Budapest Explorers a team of young, enthusiastic licensed guides with a background in history. Most of our Jewish Budapest tours are held by Barbara. Her background is in English literature & history and her favorite part of Budapest is the Pest side where she lives and within the Pest side the "Jewish quarter". She has been a guide for 15 years and has managed tours in more than 10 countries. Nandor: law & history Daniel & Regi: history & international relations Andris: history We aim to show you the real Budapest, from history to cultural background and everyday life including our personal and family experiences. We try our best to answer all questions no matter how controversial they might seem. We believe that full is the best way to learn about our city, country and heritage. Read about us in the reviews!
Kazinczy Orthodox Synagogue
We walk through the Jewish Quarter, on the streets of the former Ghetto, which hosts synagogues, monuments, kosher restaurants, and kosher shops. Hear local stories of this area and about Budapest. During our walk visit the Carl Lutz Memorial, dedicated to one of the Righteous Among the Nations, who is also known as Hungary’s Schindler. Then pass by the lively Gozsdu Passage and the Kazinczy Street Synagogue.
Jewish Budapest w/ a Historian