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The most recommended tour in Budapest!
Get a complete overview of the city's history and see Buda Castle, Inner Pest sights, Heroes' Square, City Park & all the major sights.
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Highlights and Themes
- Small group walking tour
- Soft drink and two homemade Hungarian pastries included
- An interactive tour with interesting stories
- Overview of Hungarian history and culture
- Visit to to Heroes' Square and City Park with a peek into a bath house
- Inner Pest – Opera, Andrassy, Basilica and Chain Bridge
- Buda Castle District – Royal Palace, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church
2017 Ratesonline booking
34 € Adult
32 € Student (with a valid student card)
17 € Child (up to 12 years)
Infants are free up to 2 years
Inclusions: English speaking guide, coffee or soft drink with 2 homemade pastries, public transport tickets during the tour, many stops for photos and questions.
Exclusions: Entry fees to sights and museums, food and beverages except where noted, transport to the meeting point or from the conclusion point, gratuity/tip.
Year Round - Daily at 10:00 AM
from 1 April to 30 September 2017 14:30 - Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Absolute Tour Center - 1065 Budapest, Lazar Street 16., located right behind the Opera House.
Conclusion point: Tour ends in the Buda Castle District, near Matthias Church.
Duration: 3.5 hours
Our walking tour begins at the Opera House after which we take a short ride on the Millennium Metro out to Heroes' Square and City Park. There, your guide will introduce you to Hungary's rich history and culture through its chronological line of kings. Then we walk through the park to visit the Vajdahunyad Castle (outside only), a complex built for the world fayre in 1896 displaying typical architecture found throughout Hungary.
Next, a stop off at Széchenyi Bath house (with a peek inside when open) to learn about the amazing bath culture this country has to offer. Next, we take the Millennium Metro back towards the city center and stop off at the end of Andrassy Boulevard. where you'll hear about the significance the street brought to culture and nobility.
After our City Park visit we head over to the St. Stephen's Basilica (outside only) before we take a break in a café for a taste of Hungary's famous pastry called “retes” which is a traditional type of strudel. Here guests will each get two homemade pastries and a coffee or soft drink (included in the tour). After our refreshment break, we head down to the riverside to see the famous blue Danube. Here we will take in the spectacular view of Gellert Hill and the Citadel, Buda Hills and the Royal Palace as we cross the river via Budapest's Chain Bridge.
For the final leg of the tour, we climb the steps up into the Buda Castle District and then wander through the old cobblestone streets and alleys to our finishing point in front of Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion. At the conclusion of the tour, the guide will help with ideas, directions and more!
Our walking tours are small personal groups and generally do not have more than 15 participants, making them interactive and personal and giving you plenty of chances to ask questions and get to know your guide and press them for local tips of where to go and what else to do.
- Discounted pricing: Infant(s) free up to 2 years, children: 3-12 years special price, 13 years and older are charged at student price, student rate will require a valid student ID card when joining the tour.
- Participants will need to be fit for light continuous walking, for up to 3 hours.
- Tour goes in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately. Supplier not responsible for unforeseen delays or accidents.
- Programs cancelled within 72 hours of travel date incur 100% cancellation penalty with no refunds given. No show or non-participation on tour/program will not be refunded.