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Budapest – Old Ghetto is the New SOHO

  • 13 stops
  • 23 min
  • English

Explore vibrant streets of Budapest with Piri Guide, your personal travel guide. Our location-based audio tours in Budapest provide a unique experience that let you dive into the heart of the vibrant tapestry of Budapest.

Join us on an unforgettable journey through District 7 in Budapest, a district that was once the heart of the city’s flourishing Jewish community and has transformed into the pulsating party district we know today. No visit to District 7 is complete without experiencing the eclectic atmosphere of the Szimpla Kert Ruin Bar. Our journey will continue through Tree of Life, a symbol of resilience and hope 

As we explore the enchanting Jewish Quarter, we’ll delve into the rich history and heritage of Budapest’s Jewish community. We’ll visit some of the most famous synagogues, including Dohany Synagogue, a magnificent structure that has been a sanctuary for worship and a testament to faith.We’ll stroll along Madach Imre Street, taking in the local vibe and the fusion of tradition and modernity. As we continue, we’ll discover the Carl Lutz Memorial, a tribute to a hero who saved the lives of thousands during a challenging time in history.

Don’t miss the chance to embark on a journey vibrant culture and fascinating stories of Budapest. Piri Guide’s Budapest audio tour is your key to unlocking the hidden treasures of the city. Download the app!

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Tips 1Dohany Street, Rumbach Street, and Orthodox Synagogues Hours

Dohany Street, Rumbach Street, and Orthodox Synagogues are open every day except Saturdays. You can visit them in the summer between 10:30 – 16:30, and in winter, between 10:30 and 14:30. Please note that Friday hours may vary.

Tips 2Photography Permit in Synagogues

To take photographs in these synagogues, you need to obtain a special photo permit, which typically costs around 2 Euros.

Tips 3Public Transportation

The Budapest Card provides unlimited access to public transportation, including trams, buses, and the metro. It’s a convenient and cost-effective way to get around the city.

Tips 4Currency and Payment

The local currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF). While many places accept credit cards, it’s a good idea to have some cash on hand, especially for smaller establishments and markets.

Tips 5Audio Tour Experience

For an uninterrupted and enjoyable audio tour experience, it is highly recommended that you begin the tour with your phone fully charged.


What is Piri Guide?

Piri Guide is a travel app designed to help you explore cities. Piri Guide maps out the best route for you, detects your location, and starts narrating the tales of each destination you explore. Not only will you immerse yourself in the local culture, but you’ll also receive recommendations for must-visit museums, hidden gems, shops, restaurants, and other attractions.

How to use Piri Guide?

Start by downloading the Piri Guide app from your device’s app store. After installation, open the Piri Guide app on your device. Register, browse through the audio tours and choose the one you’d like to explore. You can view details about each tour, such as its duration, highlights, and user reviews. Start the tour at its designated location, and you are ready to explore!

Can I use Piri Guide offline?

Yes, you can use Piri Guide offline. After selecting your desired tour, download it over Wi-Fi and listen anytime, anywhere, even without an internet connection.

Is Piri Guide free?

There are free and paid audio tours and stories available within Piri Guide. You can access all audio tours and stories with a Premium Subscription. You have the flexibility to choose the pricing option that best suits your travel needs.

How can I reach you?

You can reach us through the Quick Support section within the application. Open Piri Guide app, tap to “Help” and “Quick Support” button. Additionally, for any questions, suggestions, or feedback, you can also contact us at [email protected].

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