Explore one of the most beautiful capitals of Europe with a professional historian guide!
This tour is a great way to discover Budapest at your own pace! As you walk learn about the Hungarian history, culture, arts, gastronomy, thermal waters, hidden treasures, folk traditions and much more. . . Budapest is a remarkable historical city. Make sure to discover all its faces before you leave! This tour is providing you an enjoyable, rich, informative journey between the different faces of Budapest. The tour is flexible in its duration and it can be modified according to your suggestions. Let's explore Budapest together!
I pick you up from your hotel, or wherever is most convenient for you, and we head straight to the City Park, which has many sightseeing opportunities including the glorious Vajdahunyad Castle, Széchenyi bath, the Zoo and an outdoor Ice skating rink. We then head to Hero's Square to discover and learn about the Hungarian history.
Along the famous Andrássy Avenue we enjoy its Neo-renaissance buidings, musems, shopping centers and the famous Opera House.
Then we visit the Great Synagogue (third largest in the world) and the Holocaust Memorial and Museum.
We have a look inside St Stephen Basilica, where the mummified hand of St Stephen is placed. Of course the Liberty Square and the gorgeous Hungarian Parliament is part of our tour.
We continue our trip to the Royal Castle District crossing the famous Chain Bridge. We visit the charming Royal Castle with its magical atmosphere, Matthias Church with its beautiful frescos, and the Fisherman's Bastion. Then we enjoy the best panorama from the top of Gellért Hill.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel or wherever is the most comfortable for you
End location: Your hotel or wherever is the most comfortable for you
Duration: 8 hours
walking and public transport
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5000 Hungarian Forint - 1650 HUF transportation tickets
3000 HUF entrance fee
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Rashad was the best of all the guides that we have used by Tours By Locals, as well as by another tour company on a different tour. He was most knowledgeable, personable, pleasant, giving us the feeling that he was a friend. He presented throughout the tour historical background, placing each site into a contemporary prospectus. His enthusiasm created an environment which piqued our curiosity and desire for more knowledge of Budapest. He tailored the tour to our liking and was able to fully address all