Jewish Heritage Grand Tour

Price: $79.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Walking
Shore Excursion Duration 3 Hours 45 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? A taxi (not included, approximately 1140 HUF each way) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided A slice of cake in a local kosher confectionery is included.
Recommended Dress As you will be visiting a religious or memorial site, shoulders and knees must be covered. We recommend wearing seasonal clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes.
Restrictions Guests must be able to walk for the duration of the tour. Participants must be able to walk on paved, as well as cobblestone surfaces. There are steps required to enter several of the sites, as well as steep curbs in some areas.

Jewish Heritage Grand Tour

Explore Jewish heritage in Hungary with this fascinating and informative Budapest shore excursion. Visit the largest synagogue in Europe, a local Jewish Museum, and Martyr's Cemetery, among other notable destinations.

Start your memorable journey with a visit to Dohany Street Synagogue, Europe's largest synagogue. Afterward, enjoy a local guided tour of the Jewish Museum, home to a unique and important collection of art pieces from Hungary and Eastern Europe. Next is Martyrs' Cemetery, a memorial cemetery where thousands killed during World War II are buried.

Continue to Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park and its famous Tree of Life, created as a memorial for those who perished in war. Pass by the Heroes' Temple, built as a World War I memorial. Continue your walk to the Jewish Quarter, used as a ghetto during World War II; today it contains synagogues, monuments, and kosher restaurants and shops. Other destinations include the Rumbach Street Synagogue, Carl Lutz Memorial Park, the famous Gozsdu Passage, and an interior visit of Kazinczy Street Synagogue.

After the tour, you will be treated to a complimentary cake. Book this comprehensive Budapest shore excursion for a historic tour of Hungary's Jewish heritage.