Jewish Ghetto and the Great Synagogue of Budapest Walking Tour

Come and discover one of the most important districts of Budapest on a Jewish Ghetto and the Great Synagogue of Budapest Walking Tour.

Located in the city center, the Jewish Quarter is one of the most important neighborhoods of Budapest, in it hide many stories and curiosities of the Hungarian Jewish community, where they were forced to reside during the Holocaust and the genocide of Second World War.

With a local guide you will have the opportunity to visit all the most important monuments, streets and buildings in the district, including the Great Synagogue, the largest synagogue in Europe and the second largest in the world after New York.

During your Jewish Ghetto and the Great Synagogue of Budapest Walking Tour you will discover a lot about the Jewish community and their traditional customs and habits, including the most famous dishes, the way of life, curiosities about religion and more.

The Great Synagogue, built in 1859, is the beating heart of the neighborhood and together with your local guide you will discover how its exterior structure is built in Moorish and Neo-Byzantine style and inside is full of geometric paintings with gold decoration. Another element that characterizes the Great Synagogue in addition to its size is that it also has a cemetery, where some of the people died during the period of anti-Semitic repression.

Besides visiting the cemetery you will also have the opportunity to visit the Jewish museum and the famous tree of life, where all the names of the people who died during that period are marked. So don’t miss this Jewish Ghetto and the Great Synagogue of Budapest Walking Tour together with your local guide and spend a day of history and culture.

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