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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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Zrinyi Street 5 | Duna Palota, Budapest, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank MichR66
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank David P
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We were picked up at our hotel by Alex, a very courteous and informative tour guide. He answered all our questions and didn't overwhelm us with info and we learned so Much!!! Interesting was the fact his grandparents had lived thru the Holocaust, some in...More

Thank 155032Traveller2012
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Dear 155032Traveller2012, thank you for kind words. We are glad to read that you found our tour informative and interesting. Kindest regards, Gabriella

Reviewed October 19, 2017

After reading great reviews of this tour, I signed up for the grand tour. Museum part was uninteresting, synagogue portion was OK but could have gotten the information from a free offered tour. The extra portion tacked onto the basic tour to make it grand...More

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Suzan H, online sales representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you for your review! We are really sorry for that you are not satisfied! We will working on it to make our tour more interisting.

Reviewed October 18, 2017

The Grand Synagogue is worth seeing on its own, but on the Grand Tour which we did, you go inside an Orthodox synagogue and see the outside of a Synagogue which is being converted to a Museum. Also the area which housed the Ghetto during...More

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Suzan H, online sales representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you for the review. :)

Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

While in Budapest, my mother, my partner and I wanted to tour the extensive Jewish District, and were fortunate to take this tour, led by Borcsa, a lovely and knowledgeable tour guide, native to Budapest and fluent in both English and Hebrew. We took the...More

1  Thank SandiLG
Suzan H, online sales representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

We are happy to hear that you had a great time. Thanks for the review! :)

Reviewed September 30, 2017

Borcsa was a personable and knowledgable guide for this tour. Her English was very good and she was able to teach us a lot of information about the Jews in Budapest during the tour. The synagogues/cemetery/tree of life were incredible as were the stories that...More

1  Thank GHK2013
Suzan H, online sales representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you for the review :)

Reviewed September 21, 2017

I found this tour to be incredibly OK. I am sure that our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the topics, but her presentation was a little disjointed. She was easily distracted with different questions. I was afraid to ask a question, because I would...More

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Suzan H, online sales representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you for the review. We are working on to make our tour better and more interesting.

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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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