Great Budapest Tour I.
If you only have one day in our city and would like to see most of the sights, this is the best choice for you.
Join me and discover Budapest’s history, architecture, culture, sights and more.
Main attractions we will visit:
We start our walk at Budapest’s biggest and mostly visited square, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You will get to know Hungary’s history while we look at the sculptures of important leading historical figures, the Milleneum Monument and you will hear some interesting stories about the square’s history.
City Park (Vajdahunyad Castle, the Zoo, Széchenyi Thermal Bath)
We continue our walk in the biggest park of Budapest, the City park. I will show you a very nice, fairy tale-like castle, one of our famous, historical baths and nice buildings of the Zoo.
We walk along the Andrássy avenue, which is also part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will see nice palaces, buildings, the State Opera House and our Pest Broadway. I will tell you stories about the history of the avenue’s construction. We will have a break in a nice historical café which was lately renewed, here we can have a drink and some cake.
Jewish Quarter (Synagogue triangle)
We will discover the Jewish Quarter with its synagogue triangle, kosher shops, cafés. We will walk along streets of the former ghetto where you can hear about the history of the Jewish Quarter.
St. Stephen's Basilica
I will show you St. Stephen's Basilica, you will have the possibility to go inside and up to the tower where you can find a beautiful panorama.
House of Parliament
We walk around the Kossuth square and see the House of Parliament from the outside, surrounded by nice art nouveau buildings. We walk along the Danube promenade and I show you "the Shoes on the Danube Bank" memorial which was created to honour the Jews murdered during WWII by fascists.
Chain Bridge, Buda Castle Garden Bazaar, the Royal Palace, Buda Castle district with Fisherman’s Bastion, the Matthias Church
We cross through Budapest’s first bridge, the Chain Bridge and walk up to Castle Hill through the Castle Garden Bazaar. I will show you the baroque streets of Castle district, the Royal Palace, the Prime Minister’s and the President’s Residences, the Matthias Church and Fisherman’s Bastion. I will tell you interesting stories about the medieval Buda and the former Jewish district. You will have a stunning view from the Castle Hill with plenty of opportunities for nice photos.
Group of 1-4 people: EUR 240 / group
Group of 5-6 people: EUR 30 /additional person
Please contact me for an offer for more than 6 people.
Duration: ca. 8 hours
Public transport tickets: one single ticket included
Drinks, lunch and entrance tickets : not included
Discover Budapest with me, a certified personal guide.
We can start at any time convenient for you.
I can pick you up at your hotel if it is located in the city centre.
Important to know before you go:
The grand tour will be light continuous walking for up to 8 hours.
If you feel tired we can stop or have a coffee break.
Tours will go under all weather conditions, stops can be modified accordingly.