Walking tour in Buda & Pest
Are you a first time visitor? Then this tour is definitely for you.
Take this in-depth historical tour to get to know the major sights of Budapest. Take a ride on the cutest and oldest underground in Europe, enjoy the spectacular view from the top of St. Stephen's Basilica, visit the Vadahunyad Castle and the famous Szechenyi Spa located in the City Park just behind Heroes's Square. We stop for lunch and/or coffee then go over to Buda. Have a pleasant walk in the Buda Castle District, get to know the story of Matthias Church, the Fishermen's Bastion and of course the Palace. Enjoy the fabolous view of Pest, all our bridges and even the Citadel.
As we walk along the streets I'll tell you stories about WW2, the Communist era, the 1956 Freedom Fights and of course the Golden Age of Hungary. I'll also show you photos to make your trip to our past more memorable.
Meet you at your hotel. (please let me know which one you're staying at). The tour includes the famous must see sights including the St Stephen's Basilica, Heroes' Square, Szechenyi Bath. Have a pleasant stroll in the City Park with a visit to Vajdahunyad Castle and enjoy a nice cup of coffee by the lake. We continue on to the royal Buda side where we'll visit the Palace, Matthias Church and of course the Fishermen's Bastion followed by more beautiful hidden sights. The tour finishes in the Buda Castle area or if you wish I can accompany you back to your hotel.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel
End location: The Buda Castle District or if you wish I can accompany you back to your hotel.
Duration: 6 hours
Public transport and walking
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5000 HUF - Entrance ticket to St.Stephen's Basilica, Matthias Church plus transportation tickets (bus, underground) -
buying a day ticket is the best deal. It costs 3300HUF and covers a max of 5 people on all methods of public transportation.
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Rita was excellent!! We had a private group of 3 for a 6 hour Budapest tour. We came in knowing nothing, and left with a plethora of knowledge about the city and it's past! I highly recommend Rita!! Thanks Rita!!