3 Night Jewish Budapest
3 Night Jewish Budapest Ref: 3BJW
Private Car Transfer from Budapest Airport or Station to Hotel.
3 nights Atrium Fashion Hotel 4* or similar, Budapest
1 x Double/Twin Standard Room
Full Breakfast daily
Start Time: 10:00am or 14:00pm
Duration: 3 Hrs
We start the tour from the Chain Bridge, pass by the Parliament and take the Margaret Bridge to drive over to the Buda side. We stop in the Castle District and during a short walk we show you the main attractions of the area. We walk to the Matthias Church and the Fishermen's Bastion (from where you can enjoy the beautiful panorama).
Next, we drive to the Gellért Hill (Citadel) and show you the most spectacular view of Budapest. Afterwards, we take you over the Elisabeth Bridge to Pest and show you the famous Central Market Hall and the largest Synagogue of Europe; afterwards we drive to the City Park. We pass by the famous Széchenyi Thermal Bath, the Budapest Zoo and then stop at the Heroes' Square (with statues of the most famous Hungarian kings and dukes).
We take the Andrássy Avenue back to downtown Pest, while passing by the Opera House and St Stephen's Basilica. During the tour we offer a brief overview of the last 1000 years of Hungarian history. The tour ends in the city centre.
Start Time: Every 2 hours between 11:00am and 19:00pm
Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins
See Budapest from an unusual viewpoint. Board your unique designed sightseeing cruise at Vigadó square Dock 11. Take a seat in the covered area or on the open-air deck. Sit back, relax and enjoy seeing the most beautiful sights of the Hungarian capital.
Your sightseeing cruise will take you past the Buda Castle, Parliament, Fishermen’s Bastion, and many other iconic attractions of the Capital. The boat departs from Elizabeth Bridge and goes to Margaret Bridge, change direction here and goes to Rákóczi Bridge. Boarding and getting off is at the same place. The boat trip takes 80 minutes, and the audio guide will lead you all along in 11 languages.
Start Time: 11:00am
Duration: 4 Hrs
Budapest has one of central Europe’s largest Jewish communities and this 4 hour walking tour spotlights its rich Jewish cultural and culinary heritage. With a food loving guide, explore the old Jewish quarter, once World War II’s Jewish Ghetto and now a hip neighbourhood. Admire the neoclassical streets, see Dohány Street Synagogue and WWII memorials, and taste Hungarian-Jewish staples such as ‘flodni’ (apple, walnut and poppy seed pastry). Enjoy a Jewish lunch and finish with a kosher ‘pálinka’ (fruit brandy) at a trendy ruin pub. This walking tour is limited to six people for a small group experience.
Start Time: 10:00am
Duration: 2 Hrs 50 Mins
Your guide shows you the most important chapters of the Hungarian Jewry's history and the Elizabeth town. Meanwhile we walk on the streets of the so-called Pest Jewish Quarter, we are going to explore the 'status quo ante" Rumbach Street Synagogue (outside visit). As the highlight of the tour, we visit the Dohány Street Synagogue (interior visit), which is the largest in Europe and the second largest in the world. You also get a local guided tour in the Jewish Museum, where you get acquainted with the Hungarian Jewish heritage trough a unique collection of art pieces from Hungary and Eastern Europe, and the rich tradition of Judaism, its holidays and everyday life. A separate room commemorates the Hungarian Holocaust. Beside these we visit the Martyrs' Cemetery, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park with the Tree of Life and the Heroes' Temple (outside visit). After the tour it is possible to visit the Jewish Quarter Exhibition in the Goldmark Hall and the Family Research Centre.
Private Car Transfer from Hotel to Budapest Airport or Station.