Past and Present of Budapest Jewish District Tour

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Budapest, Budapest

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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.
Further reasons to do this tour:
You will get a mix of fascinating history lesson and the local urban art scene
You will fall in love with this quirky, cosmopolitan neighborhood of Budapest
You will understand the present of Jewish people life
We have stories that can't be found in any guide books.

What's Included

Booking fee

What's Not Included

tips to your tour guide

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 14
  • YOUTH: Age: 15 - 24
  • ADULT: Age: 25 - 60
  • SENIOR: Age: 61 - 99

Additional Info

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Elizabeth Square
We meet and greet you at Elizabeth square ( Erzsébet tér in Hungarian) where our fully licensed local tour guide is waiting for our Travellers. We sketch the itinerary and the major sights along the way including the largest Synagouge in Europe and tell you about the Jews of Hungary. We are going to focus on from the Belle Epoque or Golden Age to the destruction.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Deak Ferenc Square
Here we speak about "Gaudiopolis" the City of Joy in Latin and Schutzpass that saved thousands of Jewish life. We also show you the former medieval city wall ruins that excluded Jewish people to trade within the city limits.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga)
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 synagouge but you will see the Memorial Courtyard and the cemetary from outside.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Gozsdu Udvar
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.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kazinczy Street 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.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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