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Jewish Heritage free walking tour with Local Guides

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on December 21, 2021

Stroll through downtown Budapest with our insightful, professional local guides who'll show you all the must-see-sites and hidden gems of our wonderful and exciting city while telling you all about Hungarian heritage, and revealing not just curious facts but also the stories you won’t find in any guidebook.

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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
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

The Jewish Quarter of Budapest is a really exciting part of the city. Nowadays, this is the center of nightlife, where the ruin bars are located, where you can find the best restaurants, bars, clubs. But did you know Budapest has the largest Jewish community in Central Europe, and here we have a Synagogue Triangle which means we have 3 large Synagogues within a walking distance from each other? Did you know that you can find the largest Synagogue of Europe (or the second-largest Synagogue of the world) in Budapest? During this tour, we show you the famous Dohány street Synagogue as well.

The Jewish Quarter was the place where Budapest had the ghetto during the World War II, and during this tour we show you the memorials, the Synagogues and you can learn a lot about the history of the Hungarian Jewish Community, you can get acquainted with the role of Hungary during the first and the second world war. 

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Budapest, Madách Imre tér, Hungary
    Budapest, Madách Imre tér, Hungary
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    The meeting point is the Madach Square where the Sissi statue is. Our guide will be there with a blue umbrella or blue flag:)

  • 1
    Outside visit
    sissi statue

    Meeting point of the tour Our guide will be there in front of the Sissi statue

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Rumbach Street Synagogue
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Orthodox synagogue
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Gozsdu Courtyard
  • 5
    Outside visit
    TREE OF LIFE
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Dohány Street Synagogue

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

131 ratings
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4.92
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4.64
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4.91
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4.88
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Julia 19 May 2024
Vienna

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Very nice and informative Tour with Barbi! Would recommend!
Pia Marija 18 May 2024
Ljubljana

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Really good tour, the guide is a pro and knows his stuff!
Julie-Anne 18 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
I really enjoyed the opportunity to get a clearer picture of Jewish history in Budapest. I enjoyed Ander’s seriousness. He was very thorough, Afterwards you understand why and how Budapest is like it is.
Roland 16 May 2024
Markt Erlbach

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Tour war sehr gut organisiert, viele Erklärungen zu den Naziverbrechen, zum Judentum und den Synagogen. Manchmal waren es zuviele Informationen zu schnell sodass wir nicht ganz folgen konnten. Das lag aber eher daran, dass Englisch nicht unsere Muttersprache ist.
Francesca 16 May 2024
Leeds

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Travelled in group - May 2024
What an amazing tour yesterday, we came away learning so much, Regi was so knowledgable and passionate about Hungarian and Jewish history. We highly recommend you to anyone who would like to take a tour with you. Thank you, Debbie, Gaby and Fran from Leeds, England x
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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.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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