Free Jewish Quarter Tour Budapest

2.25 Hours
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2.25 Hours

Free Jewish Quarter Tour Budapest

  • Walk the paths of history as you discover the streets of the last European ghetto.
  • Gain deep insights into the era of Hungarian Nazism and World War II, while hearing incredible stories of resilience and heroism.
  • Discover the renowned ruin bars, like Szimpla Kert, an unmissable blend of history and modern entertainment.
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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

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Do you want to explore the heart of Budapest? Then join the Free Jewish Quarter Tour to discover a district steeped in history and culture. This neighborhood is a testament to the significant contribution made by the Jewish community to Hungary’s imperial grandeur and the tragic events that unfolded during the rise of Hungarian Nazism and World War II. As you explore, you’ll walk the streets of what was once the last European ghetto. Here, an original piece of the ghetto wall still stands, a poignant reminder of the past. The Quarter is also filled with inspiring stories of heroes who risked everything to save countless lives during the Holocaust.

With your expert guide, you will explore on foot the cobbled streets of this iconic quarter on the Free Jewish Quarter Tour. As you navigate through the historic district, you’ll be introduced to Budapest’s most important synagogues, including the second largest synagogue in the world. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of Hungarian Nazism, World War II, and the incredible stories of individuals like Raoul Wallenberg and Angel Sanz Briz. Additionally, a visit to the stirring Holocaust Memorial Tree of Life will provide a profound and moving experience.

Beyond the history, Budapest’s Jewish Quarter is nowadays a district full of life and hopes for a better future. The district’s vibrant life centers around its famed ruin bars, like Szimpla Kert. These unique venues, along with artistic murals and the lively Gozsdu Udvar leisure area, add a modern flair to the historical district. This tour isn’t just about observing but about experiencing Budapest’s past and present, blending both into an unforgettable journey. Book the Free Jewish Quarter Tour in Budapest and be ready to be amazed by the rich tapestry of history, culture, and vibrant life of this district.

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