Free Jewish Legacy Tour

Discover the Jewish Quarter, history, traditions and Europe’s largest Synagogue on this 2.5 hour tour!

Meeting Point

in front of St. Stephen's Basilica


Showing you the Jewish district of Budapest on a free tour.

From the 19th century onwards more and more Jews were moving to Budapest and becoming part of Hungarian society. They played a hugely important role in the transition of Hungary to capitalism as well as in the cultural revival of the capital city. On this 2,5 hour free walking tour you will visit Europe's largest synagogue, discover some hidden treasures of the Jewish quarter, get acquainted with their turbulent history, way of life, traditions and much more.

  • Synagogue Triangle
  • Righteous among the Nations
  • Budapest ruin pubs
  • Europe's largest synagogue
  • Jewish traditions & everyday life
  • The Martyr Cemetery
  • Hungarian Hollywood stars
  • Miklós Radnóti, a Hungarian Holocaust writer
  • Famous Hungarian Jews



Starts at
Monday 2:30 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 2:30 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 2:30 PM2:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


By Metro:

The closest metro station to St. Stephen's Basilica is Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út Metro station (yellow line). This would leave you at Andrássy Avenue which is one of the main streets of Budapest, from there you can easily see the back of the Basilica (It is the highest building in town, can't miss it babe!) So just walk there and you'll find us in front of the Basilica. Look for the guides with light-blue umbrellas, t-shirts and name tags.


On foot:

Budapest is a very walkable city, you can get to the main attractions in 15 mins walking and St. Stephen's Basilica is the biggest church in Budapest and also the highest building of the city (together with the Parliament) so is difficult to miss it out. You can walk to St. Stephen's Basilica from your Hostel, just make sure you take our flyer-map.


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