Past and present of Budapest Jewish District free tour

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English
Registered on March 03, 2020

Our team is made up of talented, professional locals that speak several foreign languages and are not only highly motivated, unquenchable enthusiastic, and critical but also radiate great charisma. We are legally registered. Our motto is: Join as a Traveller, leave as a Friend!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

This tour takes you to the main sights and hidden symbols of the Jewish District. You will learn the deep and sensitive history based on touching (personal) stories. Since the Jewish District is now the epicenter of Budapest nightlife and gastronomy your guide will also tell you funky stories on street art, ruin bars, and street food.

You learn about:
"Gaudiopolis" the City of Joy in Latin the Schutzpass
Neologue and Orthodox movements, the Zionism. at the Dohány street Great Synagogue beautiful murals and other pieces of urban street art around the Rumbach Synagogue,
entertainment, culture, and market at the Gozsdu Passage.

Last piece of the ghetto wall in Király street
the kosher food, Jewish ritual bath, and much more at Kazinczy Synagogue.

Tour participants will enjoy a unique, engaging, entertaining, and educational walk through our city’s Jewish history and the street and urban art scene of the neighborhood. We have stories that can't be found in history books. We do not enter any Synagouge, but give you an indepth information about the interior.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    F3X2+8WX Budapest, Hungary
    F3X2+8WX Budapest, Hungary
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    We meet at Budapest Eye Ferris Wheel, next to Danubius Fountain. Look for blue flag that says FREE TOUR.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Dohány Street Synagogue

    You will learn everything you need to know about the largest synagouge in Europe, the Neologue and Orthodox movements, the Zionism. Tour does not enter the Synagogue but you will see the Memorial Courtyard with the weeping willow tree of Emmanuel and the cemetery from outside.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Rumbach Street Synagogue

    You will learn about the beautifully restored Rumbach street Synagogue and the the beautiful murals and other pieces of urban street art. We do not enter the Synagogue.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Orthodox synagogue

    We stop just outside the Kazinczy street Synagouge, that belongs to the Ortodox community of 50-60 families. We also speak about the kosher food, Jewish ritual bath and much more. We do not enter the Synagogue.

  • 4
    Free admission
    Gozsdu Court

    We are passing the Gozsdu Passage and learn about its past and present. This passage combines entertainment, gastronomy and culture, market and much more. You will also see the last piece of the ghetto wall.

  • 5
    Free admission
    Szimpla Kert

    We show you further pieces of murals and urban street art and take you to Szimpla Ruin Bar where you can see pop up exhibitions and give you a final orientation.

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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Mauro 10 Dec 2022

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Travelled in group - Dec 2022
Brava Edith, coinvolge e stimola la discussione.
shlomo 05 Dec 2022
Ness Ziona

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
היה סיור מעולה עם מדריכה מעולה. חובה!!!!
Maya 18 Nov 2022

One of the best tour I've been. Highly recomended.
Anat 12 Nov 2022

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Very interesting tour!
Melissa 10 Nov 2022

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Gary was an informative, kind and professional tour guide. His knowledge and way of expression was interesting and communicative. Highly recommended tour !
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Who is this tour for?

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

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is 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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