Follow me in the magnificent center of Budapest, and in the old town streets of Buda Castle!
This tour gives you an overall view of the capital of Hungary, packed with Budapest secrets only locals know about. If this is your first time in Budapest, and you are fit and adventurous, it's the best thing to do. Itinerary can be planned and followed according to our correspondence.
We visit Heroes' Square: spectacular monument in the City park, take the first metro line of the continent! in Andrássy Avenue with the Opera. We walk in the Pest side, in Budapest bank and administration district, on the spacious and green Liberty Square we can enter the Hungarian National Bank - pedestrian square with amazing architecture, beautiful art nouveau buildings, and the Embassy of the United States facing the last Russian Monument. . . I'll show you Saint Stephen's Basilica with 30 different kind of dazzling marble inside. If weather permits, we go up the dome and see the view. Rest in a café richly painted with old masters' stunning frescoes!
In Buda Castle we stroll through Old Town's cobblestone streets and cosy little squares, highlighting architecture and history, and learn the stories that go with them. We'll see our 800 years old Coronation Church: Matthias Church, and the highlight view from Fishermen's Bastion.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Please, give the name and adress of your accomodation in Budapest, and also the time when you would like to start the tour. I will be waiting for you in the lobby before the tour.
End location: We end the tour wherever you would like to finish. It can be your hotel, or any other place in the city.
Duration: 5 hours
Walking and public transport
Pick up at hotel, private guided tour with commentaries in English (French, German or Hungarian), dropping you off at your desired destination at the end of the tour.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
3000 Hungarian Forint - entrance fee: you may want to visit our coronation church - Matthias Church - and admire the wiew from Fishermen's Bastion.
Public transport, if needed
Food, drink, public transport tickets, and any entrance fees
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We had a very good half day tour with Katalin. She guided us with a good itinerary that lasted a full 4 hours. She was tireless and made sure that we were comfortable all the way in the tour.
Kay Chee Cheung