Budapest, Hungary

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Overview

Experience the best of Budapest’s vibrant nightlife scene with a small-group 3-hour ruin bar walking tour. Follow a guide through Budapest’s historic Jewish quarter and visit ruin bars among the disused warehouses and decaying factories. Enjoy drinks and snacks at the diverse bars along the way, and learn of the role they play in Budapest’s artistic and cultural offerings. Upgrade to a private tour for an evening pickup at your Budapest hotel, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour — limited to six people.
  • 3-hour ruin bar walking tour in Budapest
  • Explore Budapest’s Jewish quarter — home to the city’s buzzing ruin bars — with a guide
  • Visit as many as seven different venues and experience a unique night on the town
  • Learn of the artistic and cultural roles the bars are playing in gentrifying Budapest
  • Upgrade to a private tour to include pickup at your Budapest hotel
  • Small-group tour limited to six people ensures personal attention from your guide
Meet your guide at 6pm in central Budapest, or upgrade to a private tour and enjoy an evening pickup at your centrally located Budapest hotel. Then, head into the historic Jewish quarter — where crumbling, pre-war buildings house the city’s vibrant ruin bars among the battered bricks and graffiti.

During your 3-hour walking tour, visit up to seven local bars where vintage bathtubs and abandoned cars provide the setting for an unforgettable night on the town. Visit old cellars and once-derelict warehouses, and enjoy drinks and snacks in up to five of them.

As you explore with your guide, learn of the role the ruin bars play in gentrifying otherwise forgotten corners of Budapest. Gain insight into their artistic, cultural, and gastronomic influence, and learn how the bars became so popular.

Reviews

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A
, Jul 2018

This was an interesting experience and the Ruin Bars are quite amazing. I didn't love the drinks that were offered as complementary at a couple of the places on this tour, but regardless we enjoyed this!

g
, Jun 2018

Didn't really know what to expect but it wasn't what I imagined. Some reviews said go hungry but we only ate at one bar and it was 2 small tacos. Definitely not filling enough. There was only one other person on the tour so lacking in the fun factor also.

C
, Apr 2018

Really enjoyed this trip. A fabulous way to see and learn about the city. Our tour guide Daniel was very knowledgable and made this tour extremely interesting.

B
, Mar 2018

This was a fun addition to my trip to Budapest. Our guide, Ferenc, was great. He shared a lot of information about the Jewish district as went along. There is so much history behind the district where the Ruin Bars are, which makes this experience a unique one in that you are learning a bit about the history while going from bar to bar. I would highly recommend this tour!

N
, Dec 2017

I did not get to go on this tour, my plane was delayed I tried to call the tour people to let them know I was stuck in Finland and could not make the tour, the first time I got thru they hung up on me the second time I got their answering machine, the third try I spoke to a man who told me I might be able to take the tour the next day and that they would call me back shortly. I also emailed them thru their outnumbered web address that was provided on my receipt. I called them again later that day to confirm but no one answered, nor did they return any of my calls. So I got stuck in an airport due to weather, then got no response from the tour people After they said they would call me back and I was out the money I prepaid for 2 people.

M
, Oct 2017

Friendly, fun, knowledgeable, flexible tour guide!

D
, Oct 2017

If you enjoy seeing the nightlife of the city, meet new friends, and throw back some palinka, this is ideal. I can't say more positive things about this tour or the tour guide, Ferenc. I'd post some pictures, but I was having too much fun. I'll have my wife post a few on Twitter. Ferenc partied with us through the ruin bars and stayed out with us after the tour ended. Crazy fun. Met some amazing people from Australia on the tour. Hard to select a favorite bar, but Pharma was excellent... they make you a customized cocktail. How could you want anything more. Fantastic tour.

J
, Oct 2017

This is a brilliant tour Thomas was fantastic lots of fun we were a group of 12, he got just the right combination of history and alcohol. Definitely 5 for us

L
, Oct 2017

Way better than just bar food. Don't eat beforehand. Guide was superknowledgeable!

s
, Oct 2017

Really interesting and many local drinks included in the tour. Excellent guide


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