Guided tour

Budapest: City Center Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tourist Angel

Budapest: City Center Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tourist Angel

From US$ 10.87 per person

Avoid the crowded tourist buses and gain an overview of Budapest's beautiful architecture, 19th-century buildings, and dramatic monuments on this walking tour.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from the knowledge of your tour guide
  • Admire the monumental Saint Stephen's Basilica
  • Explore the square and monuments surrounding the majestic Hungarian Parliament building
  • Soak up the relaxed atmosphere of the city center
Full description
Discover the most iconic locations in Budapest on this walking tour of the inner city of Pest. Start your stroll in Marcius 15 Square and admire the Gothic Medieval cathedral of the Great Blessed Lady. Walk along the Duna Corso river promenade and enjoy the beautiful view over the Danube, its bridges, and the Castle of Buda on the opposite side. Pass by the spectacular dance palace Pesti Vigado, and see the historical Gerbeaud Cafe in Vorosmarty Square. Take a stroll through Elizabeth Park and see Budapest Eye, the largest Ferris wheel in Europe. After a short walk, you will arrive at one of the highlights of the tour: St Stephen’s Basilica, with its monumental dome and colonnade.  Continue through the traditional pedestrian streets of the city and see the cute statue of Mr. Safe who will definitely make you smile. Next, arrive at Liberty Square where you will learn about Budapest's traumatic past as a center of Nazi occupation and Communist oppression.  Finish your tour in Kossuth Square and admire the sights surrounding the majestic Hungarian Parliament building. Hear stories of dictatorship and the 1956 revolution. Afterwards, you can pay a visit to the poignant Shoes on the Danube Bank monument or enjoy a stroll along the banks of the river.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the cafe/pastry shop "Molnar's Kürtöskalacs".

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Important information

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  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 111 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Service
    5/5

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In our opinion, the best way to visit a city is on foot. And if you manage to find a prepared and passionate guide like ours, the walk becomes interesting as you understand many things about this beautiful city. He was able to answer our questions, show us new and hidden things. On the morning of the visit they welcomed us with warmth and a smile which is always good. We will definitely recommend! Thank you and good luck in your adventure!

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November 9, 2022

It was very informative tour. We learned so many interesting facts about Budapest and its history. Our guide was very nice and well knowledge. With help of our guide we saw so many tiny details that we wouldn’t notice by ourselves or wouldn’t know what they mean. We went through main squares of Pest side and learned about building and streets. I would strongly recommend to take this tour!

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October 10, 2022

This tour was fantastic! In this 2 hours, we had the chance to learn a lot about the differences between Buda and Pest, getting deep into the latest part of the city’s history. The guide was lovely and showed real passion while telling us all the stories about the city.

October 9, 2022

Product ID: 157188