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Fungarian

Dohany u. 1., Budapest H-1051, Hungary
+36 20 243 5253
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Owner description: Fun, interesting things to do in Budapest and ways to learn about Hungarian language & culture... Our Fungarian(R) classes are the perfect, relaxed... more » Owner description: Fun, interesting things to do in Budapest and ways to learn about Hungarian language & culture... Our Fungarian(R) classes are the perfect, relaxed way to begin your visit to Budapest. Whether you are interested in learning a few basic Hungarian words and phrases to help you learn more about the Hungarian culture or interested in one-on-one Hungarian tuition we would be delighted to help you. We are sure our Budapest city tours are the best on offer and that you will agree when you let one of our knowledgeable friendly guides show you the city. Discover Budapest's hidden highlights with a knowledgeable guide as part of your own privately guided tour. « less
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Dorset, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We had an hour's Hungarian lesson on our first morning in Budapest (2 adults and 2 teenagers). Balazs was an excellent teacher and we really had fun learning a few words and phrases and finding out a little about the Hungarian culture.He explained that Hungarians do not usually smile at you in shops,however the lady in Aldi that afternoon smiled... More

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear about your success. Actually, when we warn people about the non-smiling nature of Hungarian customer service is just lower your expectations. Local people highly appreciate the efforts of our foreign guests who utter a Hungarian word. Hope you'll come back one day. Miklos and Balazs More

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We chose the longest session to do on the first morning of our (3 adults, 1 teenager) visit to Budapest and it was a great way to get an idea of Hungarian culture, language and history before setting off on our own to explore. Our guide gave us loads of tips and ideas of what to do and (more importantly)... More

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Nice to hear you found outór NOT TO DO LIST useful. In this way we hope we save time and money for our guests and make their stay enjoyable. The Fungarian crew. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

travelling to europe you expect to gain some sort of understanding of the german occupation in europe during the second world war. With monuments and tours at every touristist plaza, one can get thorough history of Nazi germany. Communism in hungary emerged in the years following the war, where its impact lays in the shadows for the average tourist. The... More

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for your evaluation. You're right. Though Communism came to an unexpected end 25 years ago, its legacy is still painful. Miklós More

Denver, CO
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194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I wish I could do this in every place I visit. The lesson/discussion is as much focused on language or cultural as you want. The "curriculum" is loose, casual, friendly and you are in charge. We not only learned some words, sounds and why everyone is looking at us on the metro, but also where the cheapest drinks are and... More

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

Thanks for all the nice words. It's our policy to be as honest as possible to our guests and avoid clichés. We are pleased if it is appreciated. Miklós More

Wickford, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I was traveling solo in Budapest, and wanted to learn more about the language, history and culture. These guys were wonderful. I did the 2 hour orientation to the language and culture, at a café with Balacz. I would highly recommend it if you want to know some basic greetings, and also why Hungarians aren't smiling at you! I also... More

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

Thanks for your appreciation. Of course, it takes two to tango. Wehigly valued your interest and curiousity which made our brief encounter meaningful and memorable. Thanks again. Miklós and Balázs More

Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I have visited Hungary a lot to visit my wife’s family, and I always got by with the rudimentary Hungarian she taught me. This time I added a Fungarian lesson early in my trip and it has transformed my experience of the city. I have learned the basics of the vowel sounds which makes me just that little bit more... More

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Thanks for your review, I hope your parents in law were proud of your improving Hungarian and helped you to comminicate better. Miklós More

Wainwright, Canada
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24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My teenage son and I took the lunch and learn 2 hr class with Fungarian in June. Emails were answered promptly and professionally. Reservation was easy to make and they were accommodating as far as date and time. Miklos ensured we got an instructor who was good with kids and made the learning fun. We met our teacher (Balasz) at... More

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice words concerning Balázs and the quality of the service. We hope you had a very good time in Budapest. Miklós More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Travellers (as opposed to tourists) are curious about the places they pass through, with respect for the many aspects of their hosts' culture: history, language, cuisine, music, the arts, the heart of the people. For a good introduction, visit Fungarian early in your trip. My sister and I had a private lesson with Miklos in a café, not a stuffy... More

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

Dear Mary, So good to hear about your sister's success. Hungarians, being aware of the unlikeness of our mother tongue, are flattered if someoone takes the effort to learn a few words. Your distinction between travellers and tourists is just great. Fungarian is definitely for travellers. I hope we can welcome the two of you again in the future. Miklós More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

In a very relaxed atmosphere in a typical Hungarian bar, my friends and I were given a nice introductory lesson in Hungarian that allowed us to learn the basics, and gives some confidence with some useful phrases. The host had a great knowledge and teaching approach, and was happy to unfold many levels of detail to satisfy our linguistic curiosity.... More

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

Dear Manuel, We are very pleased that you found our class enjoyable as well as useful. Miklós More

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

While visiting Budapest I decided to take a Hungarian language class with Fungarian so I could learn some useful phrases while I was there. Im so glad I decided to do so! Balazs was so kind and helpful! I walked away with a few great phrases to help me along my journey through Hungary. Because of this class i feel... More

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Miklos M, Owner at Fungarian, responded to this review

Dear Ana, Thank you for taking time to give feedback. We hope you had an adventurous holiday. Miklós and Balázs More

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