Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park

Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Budapest: The Great Synagogue Skip the Line Ticket

1. Budapest: The Great Synagogue Skip the Line Ticket

Skip the lines and head straight to the security check with a guide to start your tour of the Great Synagogue. Visit the Heroes’ Temple, the graveyard, and the Jewish Museum. Honor Holocaust victims at the Emanuel Tree in the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park. Take a guided tour to hear about the history and architecture of the largest synagogue in Europe and the second-largest in the world, as well as the fate of the Hungarian Jews before and after WWII.  Then use your ticket to enter the Hungarian Jewish Museum next to the Synagogue. Admire its red and yellow brick facade combining Romantic style with Moorish elements. Learn about the life of the Jewish people in Hungary through everyday objects.  See the famous Emmanuel Memorial Tree in the Synagogue's backyard. Admire this magnificent weeping willow's small metal leaves engraved with a name of a Holocaust victim and plaques honoring non-Jewish rescuers.  Then, finish your visit the graveyard in the backyard of the Heroes’ Temple, the burial site of those who died in the ghetto during WWII.

Jewish Heritage Guided Walking Tour in Budapest

2. Jewish Heritage Guided Walking Tour in Budapest

See the most beautiful monuments of Budapest's Jewish district on this 90-minute guided walking tour. First, your guide shows you the most important chapters of the Hungarian Jewry’s history and the Elizabethtown. Meanwhile, walk on the streets of the so-called Pest Jewish Quarter, and explore the "status quo ante” Rumbach Street Synagogue (outside visit). As the highlight of the tour, 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 you will 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 Center.

Budapest Grand Half-Day Jewish Heritage Tour

3. Budapest Grand Half-Day Jewish Heritage Tour

The first part of the Grand Tour includes the whole Essential Tour (Dohány Street Synagogue, Jewish Museum, Martyrs’ Cemetery, Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park, Tree of Life, Heroes' Temple, Jewish Center). After a break, continue your walk through the Jewish Quarter, on the streets of the former Ghetto, which hosts synagogues, monuments, kosher restaurants, and kosher shops. While your guide tells you important facts and local stories of this area, you also get basic information about Budapest. During your journey you will visit the Memorial Park dedicated to Carl Lutz, who is also known as "Hungary’s Schindler”, then you pass by the famous Gozsdu Passage. The third station of the Synagogue Triangle is the Kazinczy Street Synagogue (interior visit), which is one of the largest operating orthodox synagogues in Europe, built in art-nouveau style. At the end of the tour, you have 2 options: you can accept the invitation to have a cake in the glatt kosher Fröhlich confectionery or you can receive 10% discount in the glatt kosher Carmel restaurant.

Budapest 3-Hour Private Walking Tour with Route Options

4. Budapest 3-Hour Private Walking Tour with Route Options

Explore Budapest on a guided walking tour with a choice of 4 routes. You can decide the best way to discover the gems of the Hungarian capital on a 3-hour guided walk. Pick one of the following options: A. Pest Downtown: This tour includes Parliament, St. Stephen’s Basilica (the second-largest cathedral in Hungary), Liberty Square, and the Central Market Hall (the largest covered market hall in Europe). B. Castle District: Visit the former Royal Palace (now the National Library and National Gallery), Alexander Palace (now the office of the President of the Republic), Castle Theater, the Fishermen's Bastion, and Matthias Church. C. Jewish Quarter: See Europe's largest synagogue, the Jewish Museum, Jewish Cemetery, Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, and more. D. City Shopping Tour: Look for treasures and special buys in the Central Market Hall, along Váci Street and Fashion Street, and at the city’s shopping malls. A professional guide will help you design a route to meet your interests. The use of public transport may also be recommended in certain instances.

Budapest: Jewish Memorial e-Scooter Tour

5. Budapest: Jewish Memorial e-Scooter Tour

The easiest and most convenient way to get to know Budapest is to go by e-Scooter! Our sightseeings are thorough without unnecessary time-wasting. Just some benefits: -no driver’s licence needed -no need to walk around the city for hours pointlessly -see more sights in a shorter amount of time -way more exciting than a sightseeing bus This comprehensive 2-hour guided tour will offer a memorable and insightful combination of their rich cultural, historical and religious heritage. Explore the Shoes Memorial, the second largest synagogue of the World - known as Dohány Street synagogue-: the Tree of Life, the Holocaust Cementery, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park, the Tree of Life, and Liberty Square. Offered every day with guaranteed departures. Quality is our priority: a small group of up to 8 guests ensures an intimate experience. The Hungarian Jewish culture has bloomed for over 200 years and today hosts the largest and most active community of Eastearn Europe. Learn about the turbulent Jewish history, the peaceful present days and know the heroes who saved Jewish lives during World WarII.

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What people are saying about Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park

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Benjamin is the best. His knowledge of the history of Jews in Budapest was amazing. I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. If I ever get back to Budapest I would take it again

The Synagogue is beautiful. We had a wonderful guide, Steve. The history so sad but remarkable in the renewal and determination.

Very well done!! Benjamin was young but very knowledgeable. Not to be missed!!!

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