- Learn about the unique history and culture of Budapest with stops at all of its essential religious, political, and cultural sites
- Led by a local expert specializing in architecture or history
- Dohany (Great) Synagogue, Fisherman's Bastion (exterior), Matthias Church, St. Stephen's Basilica, and Buda Castle
- Buda Castle
- Fisherman's Bastion
- Matthias Church (interior and exterior, if available)
- Dohany (Great) Synagogue (interior and exterior, if available)
- St. Stephen's Basilica
- Tickets to Matthias Church and Dohany Synogogue (when available)
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 historian, a teacher and an experienced tour guide, with a deep interest in cultural, social and urban history. A native of Budapest, she has studied and lived extensively in Oxford, Jerusalem and New York. She holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford, and MA degrees from Oxford and Budapest. 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 an educator her passion is to tell the story behind the facts, and as a tour guide to show the stories behind various layers of a city or region - historical, social and architectural alike.
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