Friday, September 25, 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Wednesday, September 23, 2015


These woman were dancing as part of the festival we stumbled upon.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015


This lovely man decided to give us an impromptu tour around the Jewish Quarter. He took us places and told us things a normal tour guide probably wouldn't. He had to ring up a friend to get access to the wall you saw in the last post (and behind him in this photo)!

Monday, September 21, 2015

The Wall

The remains of a wall the Nazis built to keep the Jewish population contained in one area.

Sunday, September 20, 2015


This Memorial to Carl Lutz is located in the Jewish Quarter. Carl was a Swiss diplomat credited with saving thousands of Jews from the Nazis.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Weeping Willow

This sculpture is the Memorial of the Hungarian Jewish Martyrs. It's leaves have inscriptions of the names of the people murdered by the Nazis.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Beautiful Details

The synagogue was built in the Moorish revival style based on Islamic models from North Africa and medieval Spain.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Dohány Street Synagogue

Looking into the courtyard of the Dohány Street Synagogue. It is the largest synagogue in Europe and one of the largest in the world.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Monday, September 7, 2015

Sunday, September 6, 2015