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Free Essential Budapest Tour
Stroll through downtown Budapest with our insightful, professional local guides who'll show you all the must-see-sites and hidden gems of our wonderful and exciting city while telling you all about Hungarian heritage, and revealing not just curious facts but also the stories you won’t find in any guidebook.
If this is your first visit to Budapest, we highly recommend this tour, because this is a perfect introduction to the city. We'll give you an insight into the basics of Hungarian history and culture, and reveal the mysteries of the Hungarian language and Hungarian cuisine. During the tour, we will show you the highlights of the city, such as St. Stephen's Basilica, the Danube embankment, the stunning view to the Buda Hills, Elizabeth Square with the Budapest Eye, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and of course we won’t miss the most beautiful building of Budapest- the Parliament!
During the tour, we will also pay special attention to the attractions of Liberty Square, such as the Soviet Memorial, the German Occupation Monument and we even show you the entrance of a hidden nuclear bunker! We cover everything in the case of the Hungarian History from the Conquest, through the Ottoman Occupation, the golden age- the period of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, the First and the Second World War and we will talk about the Communist years of Hungary- just to help you to get an overview of the history of Hungary.
We start the tour at Madách Imre tér (square) and we will finish the tour in front of the Parliament Building.
During the 2.5 hour tour we will give you as many tips and recommendations as we can to make your time here as memorable as possible.
All of our guides are locals, we know the city's most hidden corners, we have shared our knowledge with thousands of tourists and shown them the city's main attractions, don't miss this experience and discover the city with us!
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Budapest, Madách Imre tér, HungaryBudapest, Madách Imre tér, Hungary
We meet at Madách Square (Madách tér) next to the Sissi statue. Please look for the blue umbrella there.
1Outside visitsissi statue
We start the tour at Madách Imre tér (square) where the Sissi statue is.
2Outside visitSt. Stephen's Basilica
We check the largest Roman Catholic Church of Budapest
3Outside visitElizabeth Square
Story of Sissi and we have a look at the Ferris Wheel
4Outside visitVörösmarty tér
We check the amazing view to the Buda Hills from here
6Outside visitLiberty Square
We show you the entrance of a nuclear bunker, we tell you the story of the German Occupation Monument and we show you the Sovjet Monument
7Outside visitSzéchenyi Chain Bridge
8Outside visitHungarian Parliament Building
And finally the most iconic building of Budapest is coming! :)
9Outside visitHungarian Parliament Building
10Outside visitShoes on the Danube Bank
How much does this tour cost?
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).
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