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The Kazinczy street has been restored. New pavement on the street, strolling there feels a little better now. The renovation of the orthodox synagogue has been finished now from outside too. Check out the pictures here (Hungarian article).
strolling the Jewish districtPicture from here.

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decorations in the Jewish districtlamp on a house in Kazinczy street
When you walk the streets of Budapest, don’t forget lo look up. Every brick tells a story. This picture was taken in district 7, commonly called the Jewish quarter, official name: Elisabeth’s town, named after Sissy. Some of its buildings have been destroyed to have space for modern apartment houses. Due to the hard work and perseverance of civil groups like Ovas some facades will be saved.