Patricia KilzerUnited States
I cannot recommend Tours by Locals or Adam B more highly. We've toured for many years and he was exceptional - so knowledgeable, courteous and enjoyable! The sites were amazing and yet when we (family) were captivated by a particular site, he allowed us to stay as long as we liked. At the end of the tour we were to be dropped at the train station and he came in with us to make sure all went well. We were thankful because the computer system (ticketing) was down. He helped and stayed until we were ok!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Pat, thank you for your kind review. I hope to see you and your family again so you can continue to explore Hungary!
Keith OwensUnited Kingdom
A great start to our visit to Budapest - Adam had clearly carried out a lot of research on this subject and was able to communicate his love for the history of his country. We learned a lot more about Hungary's past and present over and above the 1956 Revolution. By the end of the tour we felt that we understood the country a lot better, and the tour felt more like a stroll with a knowledgeable friend. His own family's involvement in the Revolution brought an extra personal element. Thank you Adam.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Keith, Thank you very much for your wonderful review! It was nice to be with you and revive history together. At the end of our tour I enjoyed it so much when you were singing to me that Beatles song In my Life about places and moments to remember forever. We will keep in touch. Please pass my greetings to Liverpool to your whole cheerful company of friends! Adam
Robin LeinenUnited States
Adam was a very knowledgeable guide. He took us to many out of the way sights that "regular" tourists would not see. He was also very flexible with our needs and accommodated us with the many changes we needed to make. I highly recommend him for any type tour in Budapest!
Rich D.Oradell, NEW JERSEY, United States
Adam provided us great day. He is so knowledgeable and really loves sharing his knowledge about Budapest .
Maggie YungUnited States
This is the second half-day tour we had Adam as our tour guide for the 8 of us. Adam even extended his hours just to make sure all sightseeing points were covered. Adam was genuine and honest tour guide who had a broad knowledge of history of Budapest. We enjoyed this walking tour with Adam. We experienced all city transportation: tram, bus, and metro. Adam's English was good. He has an accent but it wasn't a problem for us.
Maggie YungUnited States
I had a group of 8 people and booked Adam as our tour guide. There was a small misunderstanding at first but Adam tried very hard to resolve it. He simply wanted to make sure my group was happy at the end. I couldn't ask for a better tour guide. Adam was genuine, honest tour guide who had a broad knowledge of history of Budapest.
Athena SmithUnited States
Adam was delightful and full of interesting stories about Budapest. His tour was a highlight of our visit to Hungary. I highly recommend him as a guide.
Robert ColverUnited States
Adam is an excellent tour guide! He is fluent in English, very engaging, and an historical expert. He is extremely knowledgeable on all things Budapest and all things Hungary. We learned a significant amount about the history of the country and of each place we visited. His insights enhanced our perfect day in this beautiful city. We give Adam our highest recommendation. When you make your trip to Budapest, we guarantee that your day will be very special if you spend it with Adam!
Bill SmithUnited States
Adam is a charming, knowledgeable, & generous guide. Our walking tour under Adam's fascinating lead was more than we had hoped for. Adam is a brilliant Budapest scholar with unending stories: Hun to Hapsburg with all the history after and between: back streets, coffee houses, palaces, parks, bookshops, and more. Adam answered every question with telling and colorful detail-- I can't imagine a better guide, better company, or greater expertise. Let Adam be your guide for an unforgettable tour of Budapest.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Bill, thank you for your friendship. I was glad to guide you and Wendy. It is a pitty we didn't have more time. I hope you will like the Hungarian books in English translation you bought in the bookshop. See you next time!
Lisa AtwellUnited States
We enjoyed Adam's One Day Budda One Day Pest tour. You will learn so much and appreciate the culture, history and social life of Budda and Pest I encourage all to sign-up for this opportunity to explore with Adam
Adam provided an excellent tour of Budapest, we thoroughly enjoyed our day. We appreciated his knowledge of the city and its history and learnt a great deal. Many things we would never have seen or known without Adam. We covered all the main sites and Adam was very accommodating in tailoring the day to our interests. Thanks for a great tour!
Joline KeevyUnited States
We had the great pleasure of having Adam as our guide. He's delightful man and very knowledgeable. He was very focused on providing historical contexts for many of the amazing things we saw in his city. We spent 2 days with him and he took us the important sites as well as places off the beaten path. Some of the best times were when we'd take a break for coffee or snacks and simply chatted about our lives and experiences. I feel like I have a friend in Budapest. Our experience was memorable and pleasant.
Patty BartonUnited States
Best tour ever! We fell in love with Budapest today! Trying to explore in one day was a challenge but Adam made it happen. He was so knowledgeable and knew such history. Thomas the driver was excellent as well. I highly recommend!!
Adam is a knowledgeable, passionate and flexible tour guide. Budapest is beautiful, a must-see capital city.
Patricia SolariUnited States
With no other tourist sign-ups, Adam was kind enough to give me a private tour. He spent time showing me all the primary locations, specifically giving me background and personal input about the revolution which his parents actually experienced. Adam is very knowledgeable and proud of his Hungarian heritage and happy to share it with visitors. Whatever the focus of the tour, I definitely recommend Adam as a guide through the majestic city of Budapest -- he'll make it an experience for you to remember.
Adam was a great tour guide and offered a flexible two day detailed guide of Budapest. I was travelling with my grandmother and he spoke to us before hand and we were able to go at a slower pace. He was very passionate about his city and created an enjoyable experience for us both.
Stephen TondreaultUnited States
Excellent experience with Adam; actually way more than we expected. He even helped with pushing the wheelchair for a member that needed assistance, giving us a break. He was well versed in finding settings for photo taking, of which he took many group pictures for us. We highly recommend Adam.
Kelly HardyUnited States
Adam was a great host for us in Budapest. He is very knowledgeable about the history and the city. He was flexible with our plans and made sure that we got done what we wanted to see. The entire family had a lot of fun getting to know Adam and I would recommend him if you are wanting a great tour of the city of Budapest.
Jennifer LooseUnited States
Thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Adam! He is passionate about his country and we were fortunate to be able to benefit from his knowledge and experiences. Adam went above and beyond in fitting us into his schedule when there was a conflict (thank you!!) and was always professional, personal, considerate, friendly, and informative! At the end of the tour we didn't want to say good-bye!
The One Day Buda - One Day Pest tour with Adam was exceptional. Adam is very knowledgeable about his city and took great pride in sharing it with us. Viewing the city, travelling using public transport and even eating in tucked away places the way true locals do added to the experience. In our travels, we always hire local tour guides for small groups but this tour was truly about behaving like a local. At the same time, we saw great sights.
H. Ilana (called Lonnie) ParkerUnited States
Adam's tour was complete and thorough. He took us all over and we saw sides of Budapest that were different from what we had already seen. One interesting stop was a coffee/dessert place that we would never have found on our own. My husband thought his accent was difficult to understand at time, but I did not have that issue. He spoke fairly good English. Despite the temperature being almost 100 degrees, he kept his cool and showed us many places.
Eugene SimorUnited States
Super tour guide. Adam is a walking, talking, encyclopedia of historic proportion. He takes his job very seriously and is sure to impress. If this is your first visit to the city or if you have been there many times, Adam is ready to make your time in Buda or Pest the best ever. He knows everything.
Sheila CarrasquilloUnited States
Adam was EXCEPTIONAL. Extremely knowledgeable and passionate about history. Love it! He pointed out all the interesting sights along the way with stunning details. He took us to hidden places we probably would missed if we explore the city on our own. We experienced and enjoyed the city like a local. A big A+ for Adam. If you like history and don't want to miss any detail of it, this is your tour and tour guide, Adam Botta. Highly Recommend !
Anna MasseryUnited States
Adam was great! He spoke English very well. He knows every bit of history there is to know about Budapest... every statue, monument, historic building... everything. Very smart guy. And he spent 2 days with us as part of the tour. He went above and beyond the regular time limit of the tour. He even introduced us to "Vegan" food. He did what WE wanted... NOT what is expected of a basic tour. We highly recommend using Adam for your tour needs. He met us at our hotel and showed us how to get around too
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Anna & Robert, we had good fun together. Thank you for your nice review. I hope to see you again! Adam
Thomas BlankenshipUnited States
Adam gave us a great understanding of Budapest. We loved hearing his stories of living under communist rule and the changes since the fall of the regime. He made sure to ask us what we wanted to see and made that happen.
It was absolutely amazing. We learned a lot about the city, the country and its people, and Adam even made us fall in love with them all. It was not simply a tour, but an unforgettable experience , we recommend to try and be impressed.
A very informative couple of days. Adam is very knowledgeable and his love of Budapest is evident in the way he conducts his tours. Highly recommended.
Bravissimo! Preparatissimo! Una Guida che alla fine del Tour è diventato un'amico. Grazie
Laura MatherUnited States
Our 1956 Revolution Tour with Adam was great! His enthusiasm for Budapest and her history made the tour really special. We learned so much not only about the revolution which was another tragic moment in Hungarian history but also about the birth of the nation up until today. As we know, history creates who we are as a people. Hungarian are a very proud people and it was wonderful to learn from an authority on the Revolution. Especially poignant to tour during commemoration days. Highly recommend