Jewish Quarter, Budapest, Hungary

Jewish Quarter tours, things to do and tickets

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Budapest's Best with your Family: Highlights & Hidden Gems

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Duration: 3 hours
Experience Budapest like never before, with your family! This is your chance to see the city in the most family friendly way. You and your loved ones will see the best highlights and hidden gems. What’s even better is that your favorite local can 100% tailor the tour for you. Say hi to your new local friend at Vörösmarty square, one of the most beautiful squares in the city, and kickstart your tour with a fun treasure hunt. Explore parts of the city, outside of the touristy path to discover cool hidden gems. Step into a local neighborhood and hear stories of how this place has transformed throughout the years. At the Jewish Quarter, you'll absorb the cultural heritage and will visit the largest synagogue complex of Europe. It’s the second largest in the world! A fun family day in Budapest wouldn't be complete without a tasty treat! Take a break and enjoy a delicious pastry. Your kids will love it! Go on a cool ride to the largest, most impressive square of Budapest. Designed in 1896 for Hungary’s 1000th “birthday”; it will be like a ride through history. Along the way, your kids will play around and will discover how life was in Budapest in medieval times. All thanks to the amazing storytelling skills of your favorite local. They have prepared an amazing time for your little ones. Our passionate local guides can’t wait to show you their beloved city. Check out our hosts' profiles and pick your favorite local! Plus, personalize your experience to fit your family's needs & desires!
Attractions: Jewish Quarter
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Best of Budapest’s Ruin Bars

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Duration: 2 hours
Get ready to experience the boho grungy side of Pest! Whether you like relaxing jazz bars, open-air lounges or artsy pubs, Budapest's exciting nightlife has something in store for everyone. Built in Budapest’s old District VII /Jewish Quarter neighborhood, you’re in for a surprise! Your private local guide will show you and your group of friends the way to the mecca of ruin bars. You’ll start the tour at the entrance of the Szimpla Kert, where the first ruined bar came to be. Take in the quirky feel and cool vibe as you walk past the many different rooms filled with treasures, fairy lights, and mismatched furniture. Enjoy the rhythm of the music or catch the local Farmers Market on Sunday. Start your private tour with a glass of beer or wine. Take a quick peek inside Budapest’s biggest and most unique ruin pub. Admire its carnival styled interior decoration, and magical garden. Take note of this location and come back to hit the dance floors at this huge party complex. This bar will give you a priceless experience that is not to be missed. Continue for some fun at the amusing open-air pub filled with plants and cozy paper lanterns. You can play a quick game of table tennis, billiards or foosball. The best part is that you get to taste a local Pálinka shot. Let's see if you will be up for more! Enjoy Hungary’s lethal fruit brandy and national drink, that is made from 100% fruits, before heading to your next stop. Next, your local guide will take you to the last stop that was once a run-down building and auto-repair shop. Admire the cheerful graffiti walls, and artistic decor while enjoying a typical Hungarian draught beer. Do as the Hungarians do and finish of the evening with a tasty bowl of Goulash. Want to change any part of your private tour? Just let your host know - this tour can be 100% personalized just for you! It’s all made exclusively for you and your friends. Our awesome local hosts can’t wait to show you their favorite spots of the city! Check out their profiles and pick your favorite local.
Attractions: Jewish Quarter
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Tasty Budapest's Private Food Tour

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Duration: 3 hours
Explore Budapest through its food and wine in the best way possible. Enjoy 8 authentic Hungarian tastings during the city’s most delicious private tour. Let your favorite local foodie take you and your group of friends on a culinary journey. Meet and greet your favorite host at the Central Market Hall and start with a yummy welcome treat. Take in the market’s lively atmosphere, splendid architecture, and rich aromas. Let the fresh products dazzle you, before grabbing a bite of a typical Hungarian sausage. Enjoy it like the locals do and add some pickled vegetables on the side. Head to Pest’s lively Jewish Quarter and make your way to the most unpretentious, and homey Hungarian restaurant in town. Savour this simple ingredient goulash soup with its incredibly tasty flavor. Your host will tell you all about the history behind the nation’s favorite dish. Continue to the city’s first street food court, and walk through a hip and colorful community garden. Enjoy the cool vibe while checking out different food stalls. Your private guide will show you how Hungarians like to drink wine. Just pick your favorite glass of ‘fröccs’ and enjoy it with a piece of Budapest’s favorite street food: fried bread with cottage cheese! Make your way to the pioneer of all ruin pubs and get ready for a sweet treat. Pick up a freshly made chimney cake, and grab a nice cup of coffee in the coolest place in town! Our awesome foodie hosts can’t wait to share their favorite local food with you. Remember, this private food tour can be 100% personalized to your taste. Just get in touch. Check out the hosts profiles and pick your favorite local for a unique food experience in Budapest! **Please note that the market is closed on Sundays and shuts at 3pm on Saturdays, so instead you will have the same tastings in a close by restaurant, the meeting point remains the same! Any special dietary wishes? Book a personalized tour ahead of time and your host will create a tour just for you!
Attractions: Jewish Quarter
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Best of Budapest: Highlights & Hidden Gems

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Duration: 4 hours
Experience Budapest like never before! This is your chance to see the city through the eyes of a local. You and your family or friends will see the best highlights and hidden gems. What’s even better is that your private local guide can 100% tailor the tour for you. Your host will greet you at Heroes Square, the largest, most impressive square of Budapest. Designed in 1896 for Hungary’s 1000th “birthday”, the historic meaning of this area goes way beyond the statue complex and museums. Next, enjoy a ride in the oldest subway on the European continent. Make your way to Oktogon, Pest’s most important intersection. Stroll past a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site before reaching the Hungarian State Opera House. Admire its beauty, architecture and countless ornaments. Your local host will tell you all about its history. Continue to the Jewish Quarter, a local favorite neighborhood. Walk down a path of history and feel how it has turned into a hip and happening scene today. Admire the rich cultural and architectural heritage, and take a peek inside the only courtyard with remains of the ghetto wall. Stop at the largest synagogue complex of Europe. It’s the second largest in the world! See both Romantic and Moorish architectural elements, before making your way to the pioneer of ruin pubs. Take in the quirky feel and cool vibe as you walk past the many different rooms filled with treasures, fairy lights, and mismatched furniture. Before heading to your next stop, take a break and enjoy a perfect cappuccino or coffee. This truly authentic and kosher cake shop will leave your mouth watering. Enjoy a Jewish Flodni made from a traditional family recipe. You’ll love it! Next up is the most beautiful square in the city. Check out the 19th century concert hall, one of the most majestic buildings along the Danube. Cross the river by foot on the Chain Bridge before reaching a hidden gem. You’ll walk up to Buda Castle through off-the-beaten paths. End the tour with a breathtaking panoramic view over the parliament and the bridges. Our passionate local guides can’t wait to show you their beloved city. Check out our hosts profiles and pick your favorite local!

Budapest Jewish Heritage Walking Tour

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Duration: Flexible
Dive into Budapest’s fascinating Jewish history, culture and heritage on a walking tour led by a local guide. With one of the largest Jewish communities in Middle and Eastern Europe, Budapest is full of historic Jewish quarters, memorials and synagogues, each with their own unique story and significance. Visit the Jewish Museum, Dohány Street Synagogue, Raul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, the old Jewish quarter, Kazinczy Street Synagogue and more while learning about Hungary's complicated Jewish history over the centuries. A choice of times are available when booking.

Budapest City Walk in Jewish Quarter

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Duration: 4 hours
A private, personalised, walking tour to the Budapest Jewish Quarter revealing the heritage area which was actually a ghetto during WWII and is one of the most popular places of the city with the still perceptible, beautiful past. In spite of the the terrible history of the 20th century Hungarian Jewish communities, Jewish culture has a revival in Budapest with the largest Central and Eastern European Jewish community living here. Budapest Jewish Walk brings you exactly to the heart of this district and will tell you its past and present.
Attractions: Jewish Quarter

Budapest Alternative Culture Walking Tour

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Duration: 3 hours
Experience Budapest’s alternative culture and underground art on a small-group cultural walking tour. Learn about Budapest’s street art, architecture and graffiti scene, and see one of the most original alternative sites. You’ll uncover Budapest's fascinating underground cultural life on this small-group walking tour, and see hidden places like the synagogues in the Jewish quarter. The tour also visits street art galleries and fashionable coffee shops and bars.

Alternative Budapest shows visitors not the usual sights, monuments and historical landmarks that other tours show you, but takes you deeper, further and more underground. Our tours aren't about the past, they're about what's happening now.
Attractions: Jewish Quarter

Budapest Jewish Cuisine & Culture Walk

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Duration: 4 hours
Budapest has one of central Europe’s largest Jewish communities and this 4-hour walking tour spotlights its rich Jewish cultural and culinary heritage. With a food-loving guide, explore the old Jewish quarter, once World War II’s Jewish Ghetto and now a hip neighborhood. Admire the neoclassical streets, see Dohány Street Synagogue and WWII memorials, and taste Hungarian-Jewish staples such as ‘flodni’ (apple, walnut and poppy seed pastry). Enjoy a Jewish lunch and finish with a kosher ‘pálinka’ (fruit brandy) at a trendy ruin pub. This walking tour is limited to eight people for a small-group experience.
Attractions: Jewish Quarter
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Private Jewish Heritage Tour including Hotel Pickup

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Duration: Flexible
Taking a private Jewish heritage tour ensures a thorough visit to the points of interest with your very own professional guide. Start the tour whenever you want, including sights of your preference. Take a walk through the former ghetto, the historical Jewish Quarter of Budapest, visit the largest functioning synagogue of Europe in addition to other monumental ones, witness the everyday life of the still active and lively area with numerous kosher shops, restaurants and monuments representing the events of the past, and honoring the deeds of well-known and nameless heroes. Pickup a tiny bit of information on each corner, and combine it with the general knowledge of Budapest granted to you through the guide, and during the visit to the Jewish Museum.
Attractions: Jewish Quarter

Jewish Budapest Private City Walk

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Duration: 4 hours
Let’s walk around in the 7th District Jewish Quarter of Budapest and explore the rich history of the Hungarian Jewish Community. We also show you the changes that took place in the district since the 1990s and how it has become the bohemian quarter of the city regaining slowly its old character as well. On this tour, we visit the three historical synagogues: the Dohàny street, the Kazinczy Street Orthodox Synagogue and even the recently renovated Rumbach Street Synagogue. The tour will take you to other sites as well related to the turbulent history of the Jewish community living in this part of Budapest. We even take you down to the Shoes on the Danube Memorial near the Parliament building. Also, to introduce you to other parts of the Jewish heritage we won't miss tasting our special and traditional Hungarian Jewish pastry.

P.S: Please note that if you would like to book a tour on Fridays or Saturdays, we cannot enter the Synagugoes due to their religious function.

Budapest Jewish Heritage Tour

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Duration: 4 hours
Explore the Historic Jewish Quarter, one of the oldest and most popular parts of Budapest!

This living quarter is uniquely characterised by the culture of the Jewish community (the largest Jewish community of about 80 000 people lives in Budapest, in East-Central Europe) that settled down here centuries ago.

The third largest synagogue in the world (the second largest one in Europe), the Jewish Museum and Archives with a rich collection and the most important Jewish religious and cultural institutions are located here.

The quarter has been on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage since 2002.

Let's discover the history, costumes, traditions and festivals together!

PLEASE NOTE, THAT THE SYNAGOGUES AND THE MUSEUM ARE CLOSED ON FRIDAYS' AFTERNOON AND ON SATURDAYS' BECOUSE OF THE 'SABBATH'!
Attractions: Jewish Quarter