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Budapest City Walk in Jewish Quarter

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
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Budapest City Walk in Jewish Quarter
From USD 207.31
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Budapest City Walk in Jewish Quarter
From USD 207.31
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.
What to Expect
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!
Reviews (41)
1 - 5 of 36 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2018
The Highlight of Our Visit

Timea really made this tour the highlight of our visit to beautiful Budapest. She explained the history of the city overall as well as the Jewish culture that evolved. She shared so many small details that deserved attention as she showed us remnants of Jewish...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 27 October 2018
Fantastic, informative day

Timea was fascinating and able to give us so much information. We learnt so much about Hungarian and Jewish history. We saw so much and discussed so many issues throughout the day. I continued walking around Budapest looking at the sights and buildings in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beverley K
Reviewed 2 October 2018
Tour with a guide that truly understands and loves Budapest's history

Timea offered a personalized, detailed tour of the Jewish quarter of Budapest that astounded our group. Her knowledge of the city, its history and nuance was truly impressive. She was able to point out the tiny details in the city that you would overlook. From...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alex R
Reviewed 23 September 2018
Wonderful Jewish Quarter Tour!

As other reviewers have said, Timea, our guide, made this tour one of the highlights of our European trip. She met us at our hotel and shared so much knowledge of Hungarian Jewish history and the Soviet era as we walked the streets of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gertie8
Reviewed 7 September 2018
Walking Tour of Jewish Budapest

We spent a wonderful 1/2 day with Timea. She is smart, knowledgable, and has a deep sense of the Jewish history of Budapest which she conveyed to us beautifully. We were given insights into different facets of Jewish history in Budapest and she not only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank drjbdmd
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Response from mindyb813 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Shelly-I concur with the other responders. Your tour will be great, even if the great synagogue is not open to tours. Contact Timea. She can advise you as well. BTW- I grew up just north of Louisville! Have a great... More
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