Book your required tour and start time. Then, after Budapest hotel pickup, set off with your private guide to learn about the city’s Jewish heritage. Let your guide know if there’s anything you want to see more of: your itinerary is flexible.
Small Tour (2 hours):
Start at the Jewish Museum, exploring the art collections and Holocaust room with a local guide. Visit the Dohány Street Synagogue, Europe’s biggest working synagogue, and see the Martyrs’ Cemetery, and Raoul Wallenberg and Tree of Life memorials. Pass the Heroes’ Temple, and visit the Jewish Centre to spend time at the Family Research Center.
Essential Tour (2.5 hours):
Start at Deák Ferenc Square, learning about historical Pest and the Jewish Market, and seeing the Gábor Sztehlo memorial. Continue to Madách Square, site of Pest’s first synagogue, and pass the Rumbach Street Synagogue before following the Small Tour itinerary.
Grand Tour (4.5 hours):
Follow the Essential Tour before heading to the Carl Lutz Memorial Park, dedicated to ‘Hungary’s Schindler,’ and the Gozsdu Passage and Orthodox Jewish Quarter, and then visiting the Kazinczy Street Synagogue. On route, stop for some delicious kosher cake at Budapest’s Fröhlich Confectionery.