Guided tour

Budapest Walking Tour with a Professional Local Guide

4.8 / 5

13 reviews

Budapest Walking Tour with a Professional Local Guide

From US$ 40.78 per person

Explore Pest and Buda, both sides of Hungary's capital, on a walking tour departing from the center. Learn about a history of dictatorships and revolutions, a colorful culture and artistic life. See the Basilica, Matthias Church, Buda Castle and more.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the city on a walking tour through the Basilica to the Castle of Buda
  • Hear personal stories about life under Hungary’s Communist dictatorship
  • Learn about the magnificient arts and architecture of Budapest, "Paris of the East"
Full description
Explore the amazing monuments of the city center on a lovely walking tour of Budapest that's the perfect introduction to Hungary's capital for visitors who do not have enough time, money or energy for a longer sightseeing venture. Start at 10:00 from the central tourist information office and get an overview of Budapest’s fractured history - from the Medieval royal residence to the rapid urban growth of the 19th century, the Nazi and Communist dictatorships, and the recent democratic change. See sights of religious faith as the tour moves from Elizabeth Square to the monumental St. Stephen’s Basilica, and finally to the Gothic splendor of Matthias Church. Walk at a comfortable pace (around 1.5 kilometers / 1 mile), and use the public transport to get across the river.
Includes
  • Knowledgeable tour guide
  • Price of public transport (metro and bus) tickets: 4 tickets/person - 1400 HUF
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    4.8 /5

    based on 13 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.5/5
    • Value for money
      4.7/5
    • Service
      5/5
    • Organization
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    Thoroughly recommended

    Vikki gave us a valuable insight into Budapest, she kept us interested despite the bitterly cold day. It is an ideal way to get to know a city so I recommend a tour is taken early in a visit. Learning so much about Budapest and life in the City that a good tip is worth every forint (or Euro), there was also no pressure on tipping but you would have to be the meanest person on Earth not to pay for your time with one of the guides.

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    February 22, 2013

    Best overview possible, with a very friendly guide

    I only had a weekend to spend in Budapest and this tour provided a great introduction to the city's sights. My guide also made recommendations for evening entertainment, food and other tours. I learned a lot of interesting facts and felt very well taken care of - I will definitely come back and in the meantime recommend this tour to everyone who will listen!

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    January 21, 2013

    Friendly tour guide who was knowledgeable and approachable.

    2 and a half hours that was enjoyable and educational.

    June 24, 2013

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