Jewish cuisine and culture walk around Budapest
- Numerous exquisite tasting stops
- Full lunch served
- Plenty of drinks along the way too
- English-speaking guide will show you the Jewish cultural and culinary highlights of Budapest
All about the trip
Experience Jewish cuisine and culture around Budapest’s seventh district. A truly fascinating neighbourhood with many winding streets, impressive neoclassical buildings and old-fashioned artisan shops. On every street you can sense the history, smell delicious food and feel the buzz of the city’s culture. With so much to see all around, it is beneficial to have some guidance on where exactly to go.
So, why not join us for this walking tour? We aim to explore the area’s incredible history and culture, with a special emphasis on tasting lots of Jewish-Hungarian cuisine. Especially as the eateries of the seventh district have been undergoing somewhat of an exciting revival in recent years and this tour will offer you the chance to sample many exciting examples of local Jewish cuisine.
We will also discuss the neighbourhood’s heart-breaking past. These days, the hip seventh district is known for its quirky bars, cool cafés, hidden art galleries and cutting-edge design shops. Before World War II it was one of Europe’s largest Jewish communities and by the early 18th century had become a melting pot of various religions and ethnicities.
To this day, the neighbourhood remains the centre of Jewish life in Hungary. During World War II, Jews were herded into these streets, walls were put up and a ghetto was created. This is where the majority of Jews who survived the war live. During the tour you’ll also be able to see the neighbourhood’s four synagogues, which have long been focal points of Budapest’s Jewish society.
Alongside all this history, we’ll also see the modern face of the district, from fabulous murals to street art, from design shops to cafés. You’ll leave the tour with a full belly, as well as a deeper understanding of Hungary’s Jewish history, culture, and cuisine. No need for lunch reservations or meal planning; this tour will be a curated feast showcasing the best of Budapest’s Hungarian-Jewish cuisine.Watch on Youtube
What is included in the price
- 10% discount on purchases at 'The Tasting Table' (winery in Budapest)
- Our Budapest Food and Wine Guide
- Lunch and drinks
What is not included in the price
- Gratuity tips for your food servers
Please note that this tour is not wheelchair accessible. This tour is not recommended for pregnant travellers, travellers with back or heart problems or any other serious medical conditions.
We ask that guests arrive 15 minutes early so we can get started on time. All Taste Hungary guides will always be holding a Taste Hungary tote bag so they can be easily identified.
Please bring ID and your booking reservation.
This tour requires good weather. If we need to cancel due to poor weather you will be offered a different date or a full refund.
This activity is organised by Taste Central Europe LLC (Taste Hungary), Washington DC, 20001, United States, +36 30 690 4913, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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