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District VII / Jewish Quarter
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Address: Dohany utca 1., Budapest 1074, Hungary
Phone Number:
+36 20 243 5253
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Fun, interesting things to do in Budapest and ways to learn about Hungarian...

Fun, interesting things to do in Budapest and ways to learn about Hungarian language & culture... Our Fungarian(R) classes are the perfect, relaxed way to begin your visit to Budapest. Whether you are interested in learning a few basic Hungarian words and phrases to help you learn more about the Hungarian culture or interested in one-on-one Hungarian tuition we would be delighted to help you. We are sure our Budapest city tours are the best on offer and that you will agree when you let one of our knowledgeable friendly guides show you the city. Our thematic tours like Communism tour, Art Nouveau Tour, The Flea Market Tour or the Public Transport Tour are among the most popular ones. Discover Budapest's hidden highlights with a knowledgeable guide as part of your own privately guided tour.

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Fantastic Experience-Recommended!

What a great way to have an introduction to a city, a culture, and a language that seems impossible. My instructor/guide Balazs was clever, kind and accommodating, and through a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great way to have an introduction to a city, a culture, and a language that seems impossible. My instructor/guide Balazs was clever, kind and accommodating, and through a language lesson + walking tour I gained a better understanding of Hungarian culture. He was also encouraging and had a good humor...overall fantastic experience.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Guidebooks, language tapes, and phrasebooks do not bring the Hungarian language to life like Fungarian. I met my instructor at Cafe Zenit and learned some basics of the language in two hours. Well worth the price.

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

Thanks. We are pleased to hear we are competitive with textbooks. :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife we decided to visit in Budapest on November, which is not most popular season. Anyway we found it great place also in this time. Specially Fungarian three hour private guide was great. We got very skilled guy speaking fluent english and having great knowledge of Hungarian history. He guided us through historical places what we would... More 

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New Buffalo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Everything about our experience with the people at Fungarian was excellent. Several emails were exchanged during the planning of our tour. They were so personable, yet professional, that by the time we met them, I felt as if I was getting together with old friends. They were flexible and they tailored the afternoon to suit our interests. We expressed interest... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is my second experience with Fungarian. Last year I took the hour Fungarian language class. I already had a smattering of Hungarian as a result of family connection, however I still picked up useful tips about pronunciation, greetings and customary usages. This year we took two walking tours: Life under Communism with Balazs, and Art Nouveau architecture with Miklos.... More 

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Whiting, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Miklos is a wonderful tour person, my grandson and I went on a 2-3 hour walking tour that took us back in time. Anyone interested in learning of life behind the iron curtain and the coming out from behind it must take this tour, I highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Though I would not describe myself as a Communist, I have always found this period of Eastern Europe to be extremely fascinating, and having done similar tours in Prague, Kyiv and Warsaw etc I wanted to find a similar one for my trip to Budapest. I have visited Budapest 3 times, and though knew bits about the history, I never... More 

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Leven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I discovered Fungarian a few years ago. I enjoyed the tours and learned a lot which is important to me. This year, I teamed up with them again and the tours took my knowledge, understanding and enjoyment to a whole new level. Balazs in the most knowledgeable about where to find great coffee and sublime pastries in the slightly mysterious... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The activity is really fun for anyone interested in going beyond a simple hop-on-hop-off sort of travelling. It lets you in on the basics of the language which is a real help with the locals and opens up a sum of possibilities and interactions that can make your stay a lot more pleasant. Plus the teacher and guides are really... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I generally am not one to take a tour, nor am I one to write a review. My boyfriend and I took two of the walking tours - History of Communism with Balasz and Art Nouveau with Miklos. Both tours were EXCELLENT. The tours ended up being individual - just the two of us and our guide. They spent hours... More 

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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