Free Essential Budapest Tour

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on December 21, 2021

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.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

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.


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!

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  • Meeting point:
    Budapest, Madách Imre tér, Hungary
    Budapest, Madách Imre tér, Hungary
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    We meet at Madách Square (Madách tér) next to the Sissi statue. Please look for the blue umbrella there.

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).

Tour opinions

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Antonio 28 Nov 2022
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022

Muy bueno Celia!!

Bailey 28 Nov 2022
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022

Was such an amazing tour had to leave a little early because of a medical emergency but was my fav walking tour in Europe so far

aikaterini 28 Nov 2022
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022

Soltan our guide was amazing! Excellent English. We did the Pest tour. Not bored at all. All the essential historical information told in a way so you never lose your...

Liza 28 Nov 2022
Kgatelopele Local Municipality
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022

Hi, I took the tour in Budapest and it was great, enty of usefull info. Better take this tour on the 1st day.

STEVEN 27 Nov 2022
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022

She was very charismatic and spoke english very well. Also, she was witty and fun in discussing the historical places we visited

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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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