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Guided Walking Tour in the Jewish Quarter of Budapest

This tour is delivered by a local Jewish guide, whose family and origins are from Budapest. The guide will be able to provide a unique insight of his own family history and the hidden details, secrets related to story of the Hungarian Jews in Budapest and Hungary.
This guided walking tour is a must for those who are interested and eager to discover what happened to the local Jewish community in the last centuries and especially during WWII.

per adult from

$33

AUD

Duration

2 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Guide fee
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fee to the Great Synagoge, which costs around 15 EUR per person
    • Entry/Admission - Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga)
    • Entry/Admission - Rumbach Street Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Kazinczy Street Synagogue
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga), Dohany utca 2-8, Budapest 1074 Hungary

    This is the starting point of the walking tour, we will make a visit inside the area of the Great Synagogue which includes the synagogue itself, the Jewish museum, the inner garden which was mass grave during WWII and the backyard area which includes a touching monument raised for the Hungarian Jews who were murdered during the last 2 years of the war, at 1944-1945.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Carl Lutz Memorial, Dob utca 10, Budapest 1072 Hungary

    We will continue the Jewish Heritage Tour inside the Jewish quarter and stopping by the Carl Lutz Memorial, named after a famous Swiss embassy diplomat who saved the lives of thousands of Jews during WWII. The guide will share the details behind this amazing effort and the various tricks which were used by this true person in order to save as much people as possible.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Rumbach Street Synagogue, Budapest, Rumbach Sebestyén u., 1074 Hungary

    Once we finish at the Carl Lutz memorial we will continue our walking tour on Rumbach Street. A narrow street which includes cool wall paintings/graffiti of the famous Hungarian heritage, such as the Hungarian Rubik Cube or the Golden Football Team back in the 1950. The highlight of the street is a truly beautiful synagogue which was built after the Great Synagogue and it is very very similar to it, we will discuss in-depth the story behind this synagogue. (Unfortunately, we won't be to go inside since it is under renovation at the moment).

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Gozsdu Udvar, Kiraly utca 13 Dob utca 16, Budapest 1075 Hungary

    Once we finish at Rumbach street, we will continue the walking tour to the center of the nightlife area of Budapest, called the Gozsdu courtyard which consists of restaurants, night clubs, bars, pubs and attracts thousands of young tourists each year. The guide will provide you tips of the the best places to visit and you will get a few minutes of free time to go through the passage and discover it before we continue on.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kiraly Street, Kiraly utca, Budapest Hungary

    At Kiraly street, we will take a look at the fragment of the ghetto wall, located at the inner backyard of a very old building. You will receive from the guide an in-depth background of the conditions the Hungarian Jews were living in during the WWII, how built the wall, how long the ghetto existed, who were the ones who managed to escape and when was the ghetto liberated.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kazinczy Street Synagogue, VII. Kazinczy Street 29-31, Budapest 1075 Hungary

    Once we visited the fragment of the ghetto wall we will continue the walking tour to Kazinczy street, a street full of inner ruin pubs and also another synagogue, The Kazinczy synagogue which belongs to the local orthodox community and was built at the beginning of the 20th century. The guide will take you to the front of the building and provide you with its historical background and current use. (We won't enter, only see from outside).

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Szimpla Kert, Kazinczy utca 14., Budapest 1075 Hungary

    As the last attraction of the walking tour we will be visiting the coolest ruin pub in Budapest, the Szimpla kert. A bar with great atmosphere and unique design. Once we finish the tour the guide will be available on the spot for any questions you may have regarding the content of the tour and further tips and recommendations you seek for for the rest of your trip.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Dohány Street Synagogue, Budapest, Dohány u. 2, 1074 Hungary
    Departure Time :
    3:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Szimpla Kert, Budapest, Kazinczy u. 14, 1075 Hungary
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Budapest With Banai - בודפשט עם משפחת בנאי

Activity ID: V-203918P3

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