Synagogue in Budapest March 20th 2007 The synagogue in Budapest is the second largest in the world. The largest is in New York City. Frankly, to me, except for the Star of David and the Hebrew written on the walls, the synagogue in Budapest looks very much like a Christian church. I was surprised that the synagogue has an area from which a speaker can be better heard which is much like those in large Christian cathedrals. There is a ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive milita... ... read more
We are retired librarians. Nancy worked for the Board of Education and Bill operated a one person engineering library for a communications company. Travel has been one of our passions our entire marriage.
Originally we thought this blog would report only on our trip to Prague. However, we have decided to add entries and photos previous trips. We hope you enjoy them.
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