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Synagogue and Jewish Museum, Budapest, Hungary

 
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Sayuri87's pictureby Sayuri87 History & Culture travel tip
added on the 21st of October, 2009
The Great Synagogue is the largest in Europe. It is situated in Erzsebet Town, and built in Byzantine-Moorish style with beautiful arches and windows.
The interior of the building is also wonderful and huge. My favorite was the ceiling, covered with Stars of David and the floor, also covered with stars.
Next to the Synagogue is the Jewish Museum with religious objects and other Jewish relics. There is also a very moving Holocaust Room, but which was very astonishing and still beautiful, was the Holocaust Memorial on the yard, a metal weeping willow with names of the victims engraved in each leaf. I think it is a beautiful way to remember.

Address:
Dohany utca 2-8
VII. district
Budapest

Price:
Synagogue and Museum go together for 4,5 Euros.

 
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