In 1944, the Jewish Quarter became the Budapest Ghetto. An essential tour to understand the most recent and tragic past of the city, and its reflection in today's society.
What is a Free Tour?
It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.
Things to do Budapest Jewish Quarter Free Tour
This Budapest Jewish Quarter Free Walking Tour is one of the most contrasting tours that you can take during your stay in the city. The suffering of its warlike past and the glamorous and luxurious avenues compose its mixed cultural tradition.
You will be taken on a walking tour of the Jewish Quarter, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will learn you everything about the life of the Hungarian Jews and its history during the times of the two oppressor regimes, the fascist and the communist ones. We will take a stroll through the most important synagogues in the city, prominent among them the Status Quo Ante Synagogue, which was destroyed during the Second World War and currently it is a centre for contemporary art.
We will also see the Great Synagogue, where we will come across the Tree of Life (The Holocaust Memorial), located in the Holocaust Memorial Center. This sculpture is a kind of metal weeping willow where the family names of all the holocaust victims are inscribed on its leaves. Our english speaking guide will impress us with his knowledge!
Also, we will then contemplate the old cabarets and theatres in Pest, very popular places at the beginning of the XX century. We will then have a walk along the history roots with our Budapest Jewish Quarter Free Walking Tour. Come with us to join ad explore the history of the famous Jewish People and how this old city has become the best place to know at Budapest.
Highlights to see in Budapest Jewish Quarter Free Tour
Status Quo Ante Synagogue
The Jewish Museum
Guide in Spanish
A partir de 16 años: free
Niños (0-15): free
Availability and starting time
When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel the reservation, so that the guide does not wait.
English Speaking Official tour Guide
In front of Starbucks Budapest, Deak Ferenc u. 23
How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Exterior and interior of most named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?