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National Jewish Museum (Nemzeti Zsido Muzeum)

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
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Address: Dohany u. 2, Budapest, Hungary
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+36 1 342 8949
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US$ 25.11*
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Budapest Jewish Heritage Walking Tour
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Don't Miss! Artifacts are amazing....small but powerful

There are wonderful artifacts from hundreds of years of Jewish history. Easy to view in about an hour.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Orinda, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went read reviews and literature told couldn't take camera when we got there everybody else had them, everything was in either Hungarian or Jewish and no translation available the grave bit and tree were lovely and the synagogue was lovely but other than that, not worth the effort or money, the Holocaust Museum is far better other than the synagogue... More 

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Orinda, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are wonderful artifacts from hundreds of years of Jewish history. Easy to view in about an hour.

Thank Kesslane
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

See the rating for the Grand/Central Synagogue, as the National Jewish Museum is included in the price of a tour ticket. Well worth the visit.

1 Thank LV_Lee
Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Budapest Synagogue is one of the largest in Europe, a wonderful architecture. In the same spot there is the museum, where you can have an insight in the history of the Hungarian Jews.

Thank 545medva
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Many old items are displayed representing the Jews history and culture in Hungary. It would be probably better to have a guided tour as there is not enough information for stand alone visit.

Thank Tal R
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Expected much more Exhibit has many Jewish artifects but little beyond. Not enough explanations and background

Thank Boaz Y
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

WOW!! very well done. I like the way they did the outside courtyard. The sculpture of the Tree is spectacular.

Thank Beatriz M
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

beautiful synagogue that includes a tour, some will say that taking pictures from the outside is all that is necessary. at almost $14 per person its a bit much

Thank Richard F
Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We spent 20 mins maximum inside. There are some 'free' guided tours you can join, maybe they can bring some more value and experience. Very few things to see. Definitely does not worth the price.

Thank st-rzn
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

May be its just me but it was hard to hear the guide in the synagogue and the museum was just a few rooms up a lot of stairs. It cist 4000 huf which us about 20 aus dollars and we were outsude finished eithin 30 mins. The synagogue was dimly lit and had two tours going on at the... More 

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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