From Budapest: In the footsteps of Hasidic communities

Cultural & Theme Tours in Tokaj

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This unique, full-day tour follows in the footsteps of thriving Jewish communities living in the Hungarian country(side) during the olden days. The exploration will take you into the history, culture and relics of these once prosperous Jewish Orthodox and Hassid territories from Gyöngyös to Sátoraljaújhely in the stunning Hungarian countryside.
Join us to explore the ancient synagogues of the region, the world renowned burial grounds of the Hassid rabbis and one of the main centers of the Hungarian Hassidism, where you’ll get insight into the stunning world of the Tokaj wine region! Important! Apparel restrictions: Clothes below the ankle and knee, hat or kipa (kippah) on the head. Main stops for the tour (more information about the stops int he additional information) • The Synagogue of Gyöngyös (Outside visit only, the synagogue is under reconstruction) • Synagogue of Miskolc (Interior visit) • Mád Synagogue and rabbi house (Interior visit) • Bodrogkeresztúr, the grave of Rabbi Steiner • Olaszliszka, the grave of Friedmann Cvi Hers • Synagogue of Tokaj (Interior visit.) • Sátoraljaújhely, the grave of Moshe Teitelbaum

What’s included

  • Winery tour (Guided tour in the Disznókő winery is possible by paying a symbolic amount - buying a bottle of kosher wine)
  • Driver
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Kosher food (if the option booked)
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified