You can't get to know a country's culture without getting to know its religious traditions. Budapest is a diverse and cosmopolitan city so it's no surprise that there are so many different affiliations. We will attempt to acquaint you with as many as possible.
We'll visit both King Matyás Church and the dominant feature of the city,
the Basilica of St István and the mysterious
We will also visit the mausoleum of Gul Baba, the legendary itinerant
dervish (Muslim ascetic monk). Gul Baba (meaning 'father of
roses', for the dervish's love of those flowers) was revered by both
The Jewish religion is not left out either. The Great Synagogue (so called for its impressive size) offers an insight into the world of Jews in Hungary from its establishment as a cultural centre in the 19th century through the Holocaust, when a ghetto was built around the synagogue, to today's commemoration of all the victims. Particularly striking is the Tree of Life, a monument in the Synagogue on whose iron leaves are inscribed the names of the Jews who died in World War II.
Seeing the churches of different denominations is not only an aesthetic experience, but also gives you a better understanding of Budapest and the Hungarian people.
4-6 persons 360
7-11 persons 550