What happens if it's raining?
Our tours happen rain or shine. Our guides are great at adapting their route during changes of weather. Please bring an umbrella.
I would like to start at a different time. Is this possible?
Please request this at the time of your booking and we can adapt the itinerary. Keep in mind this is a 7-hour tour.
What is included? Will there be any costs to cover on the day?
Your entrance fees, public transport, and a local snack/refreshment will be pre-paid. On the day, you will be expected to cover the cost of your lunch and any additional refreshments.
Where does the tour end?
We will end on the Pest side of the city in a central area, either near the Basilica or in the Jewish district.
Enikő holds an MA in classical philology and art history from the University ELTE, Budapest, and another in medieval studies from the Central European University. She received her PhD in Neo-Latin studies from the University of Szeged with a doctoral dissertation written on the intellectual historical analysis of Galeotto Marzio’s De doctrina promiscua, a treatise about medical astrology and astronomy from the end of the fifteenth century. She is a research fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, in the Institute for Literary Studies. Her main field of interest is Humanism in Italy and Hungary, Neo-Latin literature, and Renaissance portraiture and physiognomy. She is also a member of the International Association for Neo-Latin Studies, and has worked as a scholarly guide in the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.
Györgyi is a historian with substantial heritage expertise. Her research focuses on modern history as well as the theory and practice of heritage conservation in Central and Eastern Europe following the change of the political system in the 1990s. She is the author of numerous books and articles in these fields. She has also taken part in co-operational research programs in the United States, France, Poland, and Slovakia, and has lectured at prestigious universities in the United States, France, Japan, Taiwan, and Hungary.
Szonja is a research fellow at the Institute of Minority Studies at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and teaches at the Department of Assyriology and Hebrew at the ELTE University in Budapest. She lived and studied in Budapest, Oxford, Jerusalem and New York, holds MA degrees in English Studies and Jewish Studies from ELTE University in Budapest, and an MSt in Jewish Studies and a DPhil in Modern Languages / Yiddish from the University of Oxford. Her main field of research and interest is Hungarian Jewish history and cultural history, and she is especially intrigued by issues related to changes in national identity and language choice. She has lectured and published extensively in her field, in English, Hungarian, Hebrew and Yiddish. As a native of Budapest and as a tour guide, she is interested in the various layers of the city – historical, social and architectural alike.
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