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Jewish Quarter & Synagogues with personal stories

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Brigitta
Quality Verified Registered on July 16, 2021

I am a Budapest-loving local and I want to share with you my enthusiasm for Budapest. Its special atmosphere that is a combination of history, the colorful culture, the people, and their love of our land. I studied art and history and have worked as a professional guide for years. Spending time with my grandmother, listening to her stories, learning to cook the the traditional recipes was a great inspiration for me. I'd love to show you my beloved city.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Come with me on an extraordinary tour with a local guide around the unique Jewish quarter of Budapest. As one of my favorite districts, the houses all have their history. How can the most hyped party district happen to be among historic buildings? What is the synagogue triangle?
HIGHLIGHTS of the tours are :
• The Central Synagogue

  • The local multi-cultural neighborhood, with Szimpla Kert, the famous ruin bar.
  • The Memorial Garden of Wallenberg.
  • The most important Jewish communal places.
  • only localéy known hidden gems

I can share with you my personal stories, the history of the area, and the best tips to get good Jewish and Hungarian food and drink! I can tell you all about the recent situation of the community as well as the 'Flódni' tasting cafés. 

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Budapest, Városháza park, Károly krt....
    Budapest, Városháza park, Károly krt., 1052 Hungary
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    I will be waiting at the entrance of the Budapest Info Pont on the Városháza park with a blue umbrella.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    sissi statue

    Standing at the entrance of the Elisabeth district, she was our beloved Queen. Other legends: join to hear

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Rumbach Street Synagogue

    Unique arcitecture with its Moorish design, houses a unique jewish community. Listen to its past and present

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Dohány Street Synagogue

    The biggest in Europe, the Dohány Symagogue is also a beautiful place and memorial for the heroes.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Szimpla Kert

    The most popular and renowned ruin bar in the Jewish district famous for its vibe and unique decor. Also, it has some dark secrets. Do you wanna hear?

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Orthodox synagogue

    With its simple style and hidden treasures it is a must to see.

  • 6
    Free admission
    Gozsdu Court

    A passage full of bars and restaurants is the heart of the Party district.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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4.99
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4.66
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4.83
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HARSH 20 Feb 2024
Oxford

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Brigitta is a very professional and knowledgeable tour guide. She guided us through the Jewish district of Budapest, explaining history, showing mural paintings and hidden gems in the district. Recommended tour for exploring the Jewish past and present in the Budapest
Wolfram 19 Feb 2024
Basel

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
Very nice tour through the jewish part of the city. She also gave very good recommendations for eating out or for places to visit. She also showed pictures of the buildings we couldn't view from inside! Thank you so mutch!
Tia Rommel 24 Jan 2024
Stuttgart

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Travelled in group - Jan 2024
Brigitta hat uns auf eine sehr spannende Tour mitgenommen. Sie glänzt durch ein fundiertes Wissen und hat die Teilnehmer auch an versteckte Orte geführt, die man sonst nicht sehen würde. Außerdem hat sie uns mit einem kleinen Lied überrascht und hat das Bedürfnis uns bei der Kälte in einer Bäckerei zu wärmen gut erkannt, was sie uns noch mit einem Gebäck versüßt hat. Vielen Dank es war lohnenswert und sehr spannend.
Imogen 03 Jan 2024

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Travelled in group - Jan 2024
This was very informative and Brigitta was very personable
Jaŭhien 15 Nov 2023
Warsaw

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
We took two tour guided by Brigitta - this one and the tour about the communism era in Hungary. Both of them were just amazing! I can highly recommend these tours if you want to dig a little deeper in Budapest history.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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