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From Pest to Buda your Essential tour with a local guide
I am a Budapest-loving local and I want to share with you my enthusiasm for Budapest. Its special atmosphere that is a combination of history, the colorful culture, the people, and their love of our land. I studied art and history and have worked as a professional guide for years. Spending time with my grandmother, listening to her stories, learning to cook the the traditional recipes was a great inspiration for me. I'd love to show you my beloved city.
Tour of Buda and Pest with a local Hungarian guide.
Join this authentic and all-inclusive walk around Pest AND Buda with all the top attractions and recommendations from a local.
Enjoy this introductory tour to the city, the history of Budapest, from the medieval part through the dramatic 20th century with personal anecdotes and an insight into today's life of Hungary.
You will have the best photo-shooting spots and tips on local food, markets, authentic places for Gulyás soup, non-touristy thermal baths & best places to shop.
- The historic Buda Castle and the Change of the Guards at the Presidential Office
- The Matthias Church and the scenic Fishermen's Bastion
- Parliament and the Black Shoes Memorial
- The Downtown of Pest with Andrássy Avenue
- The St Stephen's Basilica
- Elisabeth square & Aquarium Club
- Vörösmarthy square & the Fashion Street
- Danube Promenade & the Little Princess
You will need ONE SINGLE TICKET for the public transport to get to Buda
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Budapest, Deák Ferenc tér 4, 1052 Hun...Budapest, Deák Ferenc tér 4, 1052 Hungary
I will be waiting in front of the Lutheran church with a blue umbrella
1Free admissionElizabeth Square
Today a vibrant square and meeting spot, named after our beloved Queen, it has a hidden bar and communist past.
2Entrance not includedFerris Wheel of Budapest
Best views of the City even in the evenings
3Free admissionVáci Street
With Fashion Street together, they are the important pedestrian shopping and fashion streets with high street stores, boutiques and souvenirs.
4Entrance not includedSt. Stephen's Basilica
The most renowned religious building with splendid views and celebrity weddings.
5Free admissionSzéchenyi Chain Bridge
Hungary's oldest bridge over the Danube river. Recently reopened for public.
Promenade with elegant cafés, art and scenery
7Free admissionVörösmarty tér
Commercial square with cafés, elegant architecture and a famous poet's statue
Buda Castle Hill and District with historical monuments
9Free admissionCastle Garden Bazaar
Elegant structure of gardens, parts and arthall on the hillside.
10Entrance not includedBuda Castle
Royal Palace and residence, now houses the National Gallery and other museums
11Entrance not includedHungarian Parliament Building
Magnificent complex, the Hungarian House of Nation on the riverbank of the Danube
12Free admissionFisherman's Bastion
Most romantic and breathtaking scenery of Budapest, the terrace complex includes viewing spots, cafés, bastions
13Entrance not includedMatthias Church
Best know for its splendid roof-style, it looks a fairy-tale version from Snow-white
14Entrance not includedBudapest History Museum / Castle Museum
Learn and see all the artwork and historical artefacts from the last 800 years of Buda.
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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