Budapest Beyond Sightseeing - sociocultural walks

’Socio-cultural’ walking tours in the heart of Budapest the 8th district

Tours are available all year long in English and Hungarian.

Socio-cultural walking tour

Duration: 2,5-3 hours

The tour shows a contrast of Budapest: fascinating down-town palace neighborhood and the true lovely, time-worn streets of our capital. During the tour we enter an amaizingaristocratic Palace. We go into hidden backyards. We visit the home of a musician gipsy family.

We guide you through a hundred years old blacksmith workshop and you can get the picture and the taste of an authentic pastry shop.

The Juice of the 8th district – The hidden Jewish district of Budapest

Duration: 2-2,5 hours

The advanced Jewish Budapest tour starts with an illustrated introduction about the Hungarian Jewish culture, especially focusing on the 8th district’s Jews.

During the roaming about the 8th district we seek for the hidden Jewish treasures behind the walls. When we get to the hot atmosphered shabby market of the 8th district, we even enter into a magic living room synagogue.

 Budapest Palace Quarter Tour

Duration: 2 hours


Tour starts from the Hungarian National Museum’s garden where we make a short warm up. We guide you through the 19th century palaces. We pass by some important historical memorials, for example: the 1838 ice flood, 2nd World War, 1956 Revolution and great Hungarian inventors.

We visit the memories of the Hungarian reform period when this nation was born.

Join us to see why this area was the pulsating center of Hungary for arts, politics, economy, culture.Be our guest for a glass of fine Hungarian wine.

Contemporary Art Instant tour

Duration: 2 hours


The heritage of the 8th district is crumbling buildings, cozy corridors, tumble down sculptures..We show artistic trends in the 8th district and connect the stations with local legends. The stations are: home-galleries, ateliers, cellar-galleries, photo exhibitions.

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