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Hungary: Country Guide

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Breathtaking views, beautiful towns, and historical landmarks.

KWB’s Highlights:

  • You can find Jewish heritage everywhere in Budapest, Eastern Hungary and Western Hungary.
  • After France, United Kingdom, Germany, and Ukraine this country is the fifth largest community of Jews in Europe with approximately 150,000 Jews.
Budapest Great Synagogue – Dohany St.

Shabbat and Kosher food

  • Besides Chabad Budapest, some of the options for Shabbat meals are: Carmel and Hanna, two restaurants that offer delicious pre-booked meals.
  • In Budapest we have found 2 supermarkets, 2 bakeries, and 3 restaurants. Check our full list here.

What to do?

  • Just in Budapest you can visit the outstanding Dohany Street Synagogue, the biguest in Europe and the Jewish Museum with its wealth of Judaic treasures.
  • You can also connect with Jewish heritage by seeing the impressive Holocaust Memorial, the Rumbach Street Synagogue, the beautifully restored Kazinczy Street Orthodox Synagogue, and more.
Kazinczy Street

Eastern Hungary

  •  You can walk in the streets of Tokaj and the neighbouring villages, famous for their wine-producing areas, a business where Jews were, for many centuries, very active.
  • Stop in Miskolc , the second biggest Hungarian city and a local Jewish centre in Eastern Hungary.

Western Hungary

  • The towns in this area have the earliest traces of the Jewish communities dating back to the 13th century.


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