Best of Budapest: The Jewish Quarter

Today was a day full of surprises. A walk along the Jewish Quarter in the daytime showed a completely different side of the city.
Dohány Street Synagogue

A new perspective that suggests there’s more to Budapest than yesterday’s dark history and today’s sleepless party scene.

We stumbled upon an Indian Holi celebration (at a Mexican pub of all places). A truly colorful moment.

Then in our search for ruin pubs, we not only discovered the infamous Szimpla Kert, but also the concept of a Living Library.


Living Libraries are gatherings in local and open places where instead of checking out a book, you check out a person, and they give you their honest perspective and personal experience on the topic of the library that day. Today’s topic was the struggle of the immigrant and the foreigner in a strange land.
What a surprisingly good day.

4 thoughts on “Best of Budapest: The Jewish Quarter

  1. Amazing ! 😯

    -” No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.”-
    L. Frank Baum, The Lost Princess of Oz .

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