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During the tour you are going to see a huge variety of sights in a relatively small part of Pest. The Jewish Quarter of the seventh district is quite compact, that's why walking is the best way of exploring it.
Whichever direction we choose to start our walk in the quarter, we are going to see a lot from the second largest non-Orthodox synagogue in the world to the smallest prayer houses, attractive residential buildings and memorial places of the area: astonishing, all with their own stories. Some of the gems of our itinerary you might already be familiar with but by taking part in the tour you will have the chance to build a new perspective towards them: the synagogues of the so-called synagogue triangle of Budapest such as the Kazinczy, the Rumbach and the Dohány Street Synagogue, the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Garden with the touching Emmanuel tree, the Budapest Jewish Museum and the exhibitions of the Jewish Archives, The Vasvári Street Synagogue, the Carl Lutz Memorial, the stumbling stones of the quarter’s streets, the last remaining part of the WWII ghetto wall or the iconic Shoes Monument on the riverbank of the Danube.

I will also bring you to places mostly visited and used by the locals. You can peep into their everyday lives: courtyards just like the Gozsdu Courtyard, little shops, eateries, confectioneries, the mikveh in Kazinczy Street, art galleries, festival scenes, old and newly opened cafés, the unique ruin bars including the iconic Szimpla will all make you get closer to an insider's look. Just let yourself emerge in the atmosphere! Our itinerary can be highly flexible. If you have deeper interest in something and want to spent more time in a place or you would skip another, no problem. The aim is to give you a good overall picture with lots of stories rather than facts: Always trying to organise the tour as informative, integrating and fun as it is possible.

Book a tour to enjoy, explore, learn and get the most out of your stay in Budapest in the company of a professional guide!
Locations visited
Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives
Shoes on the Danube Bank
Carl Lutz Memorial
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Overview
If you don’t know the history behind Budapest’s Jewish Quarter, you could miss out on a lot while exploring on your own. Opt instead to travel with a private guide during this private Budapest Jewish Quarter tour, and listen to stories about the area, including its part in WWII. Budapest hotel pickup and drop-off are included for added convenience.
Highlights
  • Walk Budapest’s Jewish Quarter, and gain a better understanding for the area
  • A guide tells you about the history of the city, especially during WWII
  • Get personalized attention during this private Budapest Jewish Quarter tour
  • Budapest hotel pickup and drop-off for added convenience
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Great Tour of the Jewish Quarter

Timea our guide made our Jewish Quarter tour a highlight of our trip to Budapest. Her knowledge of the area was excellent. We would recommend her as a guide and this tour in particular.

Thank leon s
Reviewed 4 days ago
Knowledgeable and Personal Tour

Timea is a knowledgeable tour guide of the Jewish Quarter in Budapest. What I found most powerful was her very personal stories of how the Nazis and Communists affected her family as well as the rest of the Jews in the city. Timea took the...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Budapest’s Jewish History Through The Eyes of a Wonderful Personal Guide

Our time spent with Timea walking for hours through the Jewish section of Budapest is a very special & unforgettable memory of our trip to this beautiful city. Her knowledge is vast & she imparts it with such passion & sincerity that you cannot fail...More

Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 4 days ago
Fabulous Jewish walking tour

Timea was amazing. Took us all over the city . She was knowledgeable, interesting, informative and fun. The four hours just flew by . After we went to a delightful restaurant she recommended. I would recommend Timea highly to anyone who wants to get to...More

Thank GlendaKaren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Special and personal

What an incredible experience to have gotten to walk around Budapest with Timea! I was visiting with my family on a Jewish ancestors trip and this tour provided a whole other way of seeing the city and history than we would have gotten on our...More

Thank jwie8
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