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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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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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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+36 1 317 1377
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

We had a private tour for four. Our tour guide was Abel. What an amazing young man. His knowledge was thorough and he had a wonderful personality. He gave insight into Budapest's history with little known gems, and also held our interest with facts about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We had alex on the tour and Ana in the museum. Both were incredibly well versed and offered interesting information. It is about two hours long and covers everything that you need to know. Great especially if you are not particularly versed on Judaism.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend the tours provided by the Jewish Heritage Tours and found them more comprehensive than the tour offered by the Dohány Synagogue. The guide was friendly and informative and in spite of the large size of the group spent extra time with us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ramalama
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Dear ramalama, Thank you for your kind words. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed September 21, 2018

We spent a day in Jewish Eastern Hungary with a foremost expert guide Karesz Vandor (he is used by Ancestry for Who do you think you are? TV programs). We visited Mad, Satoraljaujhely, Tokaj and Olaszliszka , their synagogues, cemeteries and memorials. It was a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Dear Bellbird2, Thank you for your feedback, we are really glad to read that you enjoyed this tour. Our guests' satisfaction is our aim. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Although it took some time to locate the group who were joining our walking tour, once we got going it was very good, with Borsca a knowledgeable guide. First the museum, with a good outline of Jewish traditions and holidays, and then the Great Synagogue....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 569rebeccad
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Dear Rebecca D, Thank you for your kind words. We are really happy to read that you enjoyed the tour and you found our guide professional. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed August 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank flo220
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

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

Reviewed August 20, 2018 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

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

Reviewed August 17, 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ricole S
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

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dejio439
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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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Response from Oldman57 | Reviewed this property |
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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