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Occultism in Budapest in the late XIX. century

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In 1848, following the ghost stories of Hydesville, America and Europe saw a renewed interest in the occult and spiritual experiences. The modern Spiritist movement was born, and Budapest soon became one of its central hub.

In this short 2 hour walking tour, we will go around the places connected to this occult movement: the homes of the practitioners of mesmerism, table-turning and alchemy; and buildings with stories of exorcism and unwelcome ghosts.

10:00 AM

Meeting Point

At Fővám square

10:00 AM

Vámház square

A brief introduction to the occult history of Budapest and modern spiritism, which gained followers among both the religious and the scientifically minded.

10:30 AM

Park of the National Museum

A story of two poets and their supposed communication after death.

10:40 AM

House of the Gschwindt family

Brewery owners with an alchemist laboratory.

11:00 AM

Unger Passage

Once home to famous writer Mór Jókai, but few people know he also practiced table-turning.

11:20 AM

Home of the Fischer family

Their tale is a tragic one. A family broken by a ghostly possession. Two people tried helping them through exorcism.

11:40 AM

The Schneider house

Once the seat of the Hungarian lodges of the Teosophical Society.

11:50 AM

Home of the medium mrs. Breitner

A story of two blind women who gained a second sight.

Ending Point

At Király utca (King street), or I can walk you to the nearby Deák square

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Tour Important Information

* This is a walking tour, please wear comfortable shoes.

* The tour is available at any time after 10 am. But the park of the National Museum and Unger Passage closes at 9 pm. Please feel free to contact me about the time of the tour!

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$80/ per group

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