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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
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Budapest City Walk in Jewish Quarter
US$215.23
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!
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Reviewed yesterday
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

Thank gertie8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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

Thank drjbdmd
Reviewed 19 August 2018
Don't Miss This!

Do yourself a favor and book this tour! Timea is an extraordinary guide (and we've had MANY over the years). She is personable and extremely knowledgeable. She conveys the history of the Jews and Hungary in a thoughtful manner blending the past and present seamlessly....More

1  Thank mindyb813
Reviewed 15 August 2018
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.

1  Thank leon s
Reviewed 15 August 2018
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

1  Thank Anna S
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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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