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.
Nada Zečević has a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies. Originally from Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina), for the past 17 years she has been living in Budapest. As a scholarly researcher, Nada focuses on history and society of Central and Southeastern Europe in the Middle Ages, and these regions’ connections with other European realms, namely the Apennine peninsula and Byzantine Empire. The topics of her specialization include medieval charters and scripts, migrations and exchange, towns and their societies, memory and image of the Other, and modern uses of medieval past. Her current research focuses on religious relationships between medieval Hungary and Bosnia. In addition to her scholarly work, Nada is actively engaged in projects dealing with the popularization of history. This all allows her depict Budapest’s past and present as an ongoing saga of various perceptions and vibrant interactions between the city and its people.
Gréta Süveges holds a BA from ELTE University in Budapest and has finished her MA studies in Jerusalem. Her main interest is in literature, art and cultural history, especially in the context of politics and ideology. She has lived and studied in many cities, including Budapest, Berlin, Saint Petersburg, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem, and is deeply interested in discovering the urban-cultural context of cities. Gréta writes articles and reviews about museums, memory policy, architecture and urban experience, which are most often published in magazines with a focus on culture and museology. She is involved in teaching and various research projects at ELTE University in Budapest related to art, the influence of collective memory and politics on art and museums. Currently she works as a researcher at an architecture studio and starts her studies in urban sociology at the Central European University, Budapest.
Anna studied in Budapest, Berlin, and Paris, earning a Masters degree in Theory of Art and French studies with teacher training. Her academic interests include Puppet theater studies, modern Jewish art in Central Europe and active learning, but she has also been involved in the local Jewish youth community since 2007. She received her PhD in 2015 in post-Holocaust French literature and philosophy. Meanwhile she started working as a tour guide in 2010, aiming to share the disparate and astonishing cultural heritage of Budapest.
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