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Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours

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Budapest has the largest Jewish community in Central Europe, with an active religious, artistic and historical Jewish heritage. Through centuries the Hungarian and Jewish history has been intertwined. Hungarian Jews played and are also playing today...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Zrinyi Street 5 | Duna Palota, Budapest, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Initially we had trouble finding our tour guide (he needed more signage since there were a lot of people in front of the Dohany synagogue) and the beginning of the tour was somewhat disorganized since some others also couldn't find him but the tour itself...More

Thank flo220
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear flo220, We are really sorry about the disorganized beginning. Thank you for the feedback! Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Borcsa was the best tour guide ever! She was so full of valuable information and personal stories, she made Budapest so wonderful for us as first time visitors.

Thank Culture288984
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, it's glad to read you enjoyed our tour. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible tour with a fabulous tour guide, Patricia. The information provided was outstanding. We extended our tour with Patricia for an extra hour and a half, and saw the Jewish Quarter in depth. Patricia went above and beyond, pointing out places of interest...More

Thank Ricole S
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ricole S, Thank you so much for your review. We are happy to read that you found our tour interesting and informative. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed August 5, 2018

We visited two synagogues and saw several others sites of interest from a Jewish heritage standpoint. Our guide was knowledgeable and responded to our questions.

Thank Ronald C
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Dear Ronald C, thank you for the review, we are happy to read that you found our tour interesting. Kindest regards, Gabriella

Reviewed July 30, 2018

No matter what you know about the repression of the Jews, you don't know it all. This is a fantastic building with a history to match. The tour guide gave us an excellent explanation of how the synagogue was designed and built and the horrific...More

Thank Jay M
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Dear Jay M, It's always a pleasure to read it if our guests are satisfied. Thank you very much for the feedback Best regards, Gabriella.

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Daniel was our tour leader. We visited the Jewish Museum, Dohany Street Synagogue, and their Memorial Gardens. Limited a/c or breezes, so try to pick a cooler day than our 90 degree Fahrenheit. Well worth going to learn about Jewish religious practices and see this...More

Thank evanses5
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Dear evanses5, Thank you for the feedback Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed July 18, 2018

This tour was disappointing and our guide (Miki?) just didn't seem as knowledgable or communicative as others we've experienced. We did the essential tour which only consisted of the Dohaney synagogue. Once we got in we were passed off to the museum guide (who was...More

1  Thank MichR66
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Dear MichR66, We are really sorry for the disappointment. We will be working on to have better guides or improve their knowledge. Thank you for your precious feedback! Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We took the grand tour (must do, just pay up and don’t be cheap) and felt fairly satisfied with the quality of the tour, but felt that it could be improved with more detail about Jewish history, life and culture pre-Holocaust. Incidentally, if you visit...More

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GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Dear David P, We hope you found our tour informative. On the other hand the Liberty Square is a bit far from the rout of the tour that is why it's not inclueded. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed June 11, 2018

There are two versions of the tour, the shorter "Essential" one ( about 2 hours) and the longer Grand Tour ( about 3 hours). The synagogues, the area, and the history is quite interesting but some things on the tour were not so interesting for...More

1  Thank Faye E
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Dear Faye E, thank you for your feedback. We hope you found some new information during the tour. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed June 7, 2018

Our guide Petra (with red hair) gave us the most comprehensive tour of the synagogue and the former Ghetto. She was very detailed, and answered numerous questions we had. We would not be able to figure out all the details, and attend all the places...More

Thank Marina A
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Dear Marina A, Thank you for your kind words! We are so happy to read that you found the tour informative and interesting. Best regards, Gabriella

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Response from 155032Traveller2012 | Reviewed this property |
We booked on line before we came but give them a call to see if there is room.
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Hello, we do not speak Hebrew sorry and we tried to translate and this is what we read "Several Jewish quarter tour? Or maybe I should say Jewish history tour of Budapest", if you can advise of on you query, we will try to... More
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Our experience is that the tour guides are multi lingual. On the Jewish tours most speak Hebrew....but French and English are widely used. I don't think you will have any issues. Don't forget to take lots of tissues is... More
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