Budapest City Walking Tour

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Budapest City Walking Tour information and booking

from
$31
Duration
3 hours
Departs from
Central Budapest
Returns to
Tour concludes in the Buda Castle District near Matthias church
Time of departure
10am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Get your bearings and see the sights on a 3-hour small-group walking tour of Budapest. Escorted by an expert English-speaking guide, you'll see all the highlights including numerous UNESCO World heritage sites such as Heroes' Square and The Buda Castle, plus unexpected gems on this fascinating walking tour of magical Budapest. You'll also enjoy a break with two traditional Hungarian pastries and a hot drink. Numbers are limited to 15 people on this small-group walking tour of Budapest, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Your private guide will lead you across the city of Budapest, full of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Starting at the Opera House, your walking tour begins with a short ride on the Millennium metro out to Heroes' Square and City Park. A walk through the park then takes you to the Vajdahunyad Castle complex, built for the World Expo in 1896 in typical Hungarian designs. Next stop is the Szechenyi bath house before taking the Millennium metro back to the city center.

Continuing on, the walking tour stops at St. Stephen's Basilica before passing the areas of Deak and Elizabeth square.

Afterwards, take a break in a typical Hungarian cafe where you will enjoy a hot drink and two delicious strudel pastry (included).

Next, you'll follow tiny streets towards the city center, stopping at Ferenciek Square to view the amazing architecture. Take a short stroll along the Vaci walking street then head down to the riverside's famous Danube Promenade. As you walk along, take in the spectacular views of Gellert Hill and the Citadel, Buda Hills and the Buda Castle District.

Stop outside the Vigado, the former municipal hall, then make the most of a picturesque photo opportunity of the little princess before crossing the famous Chain Bridge.

For the final part of the tour, you'll climb the steps to the Royal Palace in the Buda Castle District, then walk through the old cobblestone streets and alleys to the tour's finishing point in front of the Matthias church and Fisherman's Bastion.

At the conclusion of the tour, your guide can provide tips, directions and more to help you to make the most of your time in Budapest.

What's included

  • Walking tour
  • Professional guide
  • Coffee, tea or mineral water with two pastries
  • Public transport tickets during tour

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities (optional)