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Medieval Jewish Chapel (Kozepkori Zsido Imahaz)

26 Tancsics Mihaly utca, Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 375 7533 ext. 243
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Admission fees for standing in a small room!

The museum includes a small section of ancient gravestones at the entrance. You then walk past a... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
slayward
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Kent, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

We found the Medieval Jewish Chapel by chance. I felt an immediate connection once inside that I... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
MellowTravelers
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United States
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9 Jun 2018
“Admission fees for standing in a small room!”
3 Feb 2018
“Worth a visit”
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26 Tancsics Mihaly utca, Budapest, Hungary
District I / Buda
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+36 1 375 7533 ext. 243
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

The museum includes a small section of ancient gravestones at the entrance. You then walk past a courtyard with someone's washing and are taken into a small room supposedly to pay 800 or 400 HUF. You then discover that this small room is the actual...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We found the Medieval Jewish Chapel by chance. I felt an immediate connection once inside that I teared up. I am so glad we found the Chapel. It was a glorious experience, although it only takes a few minutes to view everything. They will let...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

​I wish I could give a review of this place, but I have tried THREE times over 2 years to get in (complete with email and face to face communication) and have never seen it. Last year I went during the opening time, rang the...More

Thank laura_runs262
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

.... are the remains of a Jewish chapel from medieval times. Worth a visit. 30 minutes to go around. Seniors entrance is free.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

I attempted to visit this location twice during their opening hours, and no one ever answered. I emailed the location per the address on their sign, and I am still waiting for a response. This is very unfortunate as I am sure it's a wonderful...More

1  Thank laura_runs262
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

This very small section of a late 14th centuary synagogue is worth a visit. It provides some history of the Jews in the city in the early history of the city from the 13th century. The tombstones are magnificent and part of three columns have...More

1  Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

One of the hidden gem attractions in the castle area of Buda, recommended as part of a day visiting (and walking) around this extremely beautiful part of the city.

Thank Theofilos M
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

It seems that they now charge for this "chapel". To me it was someones living room, painted white with all the furniture removed for the day. The story was typed up neatly (for the want of saying something nice about it) for you to read,...More

Thank vixxy1969
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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

There just wasn't much to see. It's a small room with a couple of pictures and placards about the Jews of Hungary. There are some tombstones from the old cemetery and some inscriptions in the walls from the 1300s.

Thank 8alanz
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

At the north end of Castle Hill close to the Archives and Vienna Gate. No signage to indicate where it is. Just go by the street number location and ring the bell to get in. We were immediately given access. There was no fee either...More

1  Thank chitownsam
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glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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