Top Choice Synagogue in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Great Synagogue

Budapest's stunning Great Synagogue is the largest Jewish house of worship in the world outside New York City. Built in 1859, the synagogue has both Romantic and Moorish architectural elements. Inside, the Hungarian…
Top Choice Cathedral in Parliament & Around

Basilica of St Stephen

Budapest’s neoclassical cathedral was built over half a century and completed in 1905. Much of the interruption during construction had to do with a fiasco in 1868 when the dome collapsed during a storm, and the str…
Top Choice Mosque in Pécs

Mosque Church

The largest building from the time of the Turkish occupation, the former Pasha Gazi Kassim Mosque (now the Inner Town Parish Church) dominates the main square in Pécs. Turks built the square mosque in the mid-16th c…
Synagogue in Szeged

New Synagogue

The recently renovated art nouveau New Synagogue, designed by Lipót Baumhorn in 1903, is the most beautiful Jewish house of worship in Hungary, if not the world. It is still in use, though the community has dwindled…
Jewish Site in Tokaj

Great Synagogue

The 19th-century Eclectic Great Synagogue, which was used as a German barracks during WWII, is once again gleaming after a total reconstruction. It is now used as a conference and cultural centre; seek entry via the…
Synagogue in Debrecen

Pászti Street Orthodox Synagogue

This beautiful pink synagogue built in 1893 has undergone a complete renovation and is once again open to the public. There are the remains of a mikvah in the basement. In the courtyard is a Holocaust memorial beari…
Jewish Site in Kecskemét

House of Science & Technology

A Moorish-looking structure dating from 1871, this was once a synagogue and is now used for conferences and both temporary and permanent exhibitions, including one of plaster copies of 15 statues by Michelangelo.
Jewish Site in Southern Pest

Holocaust Memorial Center

Housed in a striking modern building, the Holocaust Memorial Center opened in 2004, on the 60th anniversary of the start of the Holocaust in Hungary. The thematic permanent exhibition traces the rise of anti-Semitis…
Mosque in Esztergom

Öziçeli Hacci Ibrahim Mosque

This 400-year-old mosque was built in the 17th century, during the Ottoman occupation of Esztergom. In its later incarnations it served both as a granary and as a residence before becoming a museum that showcases it…
Synagogue in Pécs


Pécs' beautifully preserved 1869 Conservative synagogue is south of Széchenyi tér and faces renovated Kossuth tér. It was built in the Romantic style in 1869, and a seven-page fact sheet, available in 11 languages, …