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Best of Budapest with a licensed guide

Budapest is the main city of Hungary, full of historical buildings that will make you travel through history. You will go from Gothic architecture to Neo-renaissance style during this tour. First, you will visit in this Roman city the Heroe’s Square, the Palace of Art, and the Community Center. You will also walk by the wonderful Andrássy Avenue and stop by St Stephen’s Basilica before to see the Parliament Building, Buda Castle, the Chain Bridge, the Fisherman’s Bastion, and finally the famous Matthias Church. A wonderful walk with kings and queens at your side.

per adult from

$580

NZD

Duration

4 hours

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  • What's included :
    • English Speaking Guide
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Kunsthalle
    • Entry/Admission - MagNet Közösségi Ház
    • Entry/Admission - St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
    • Entry/Admission - House of Hungarian Art Nouveau
    • Entry/Admission - Hungarian Parliament Building
    • Entry/Admission - Buda Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Halaszbastya
    • Entry/Admission - Matthias Church
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Heroes' Square, Andrassy Avenue Next to City Park in the VI. District, Budapest 1062 Hungary

    You will first walk by the Heroes’ Square, a beautiful courtyard which has been the witness of many historical events. Also named Hösök thereby its inhabitants, the square is one of the main centres of Budapest and is composed of wonderful statues. Those statues represent the seven chieftains of the Magyars and similar important Hungarian leaders who marked the country's history. You will also take a look at the Memorial Stone, and see Andrássy Avenue.

    Stop At: Kunsthalle, Budapest, Dózsa György út 37, 1146 Hungary

    Also known as the Palace of Art, Kunsthalle is a contemporary art museum located in an amazing historic building. As its name says so, you will see many contemporary art exhibitions there. You will find in this Hungarian Academy of Arts Institution a cute bookshop, a library and the famous Mücsarnok Café that overlooks the Heroes’ Square.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: MagNet Közösségi Ház, Budapest, Andrássy út 98, 1062 Hungary

    The next step of this tour is a curious gem in the city called the MagNet Community Center. Located in a Neo-renaissance building, you will find there a charming inner atrium with a great terrace, as well as breakfast, coffee or lunch. MagNet is also the host of the only Community Bank in Hungary practising ethical banking.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Budapest, Andrássy út, Hungary

    Also known as Andrássy Avenue, the boulevard is a wonderful walk-in time since it was built in 1872. You will see there several neo-renaissance buildings and townhouses with amazing facades. Restaurants, cafes, theatres and embassies are the main attractions of the avenue. You will see there the wonderful State Opera, and the former Ballet School, as well as the Zoltán Kodály Memorial Museum. It didn’t take long for Andrássy Avenue to become a World Heritage Site.

    Stop At: St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), Szent Istvan ter 1, Budapest 1051 Hungary

    The next step of this tour will be the famous Roman Catholic basilica. Named after the first King of Hungary, you will see there its reliquary; its right hand! The Basilica is the third biggest church in Hungary, and one of the great attractions of Budapest. Many pieces of fine arts can be found there, like mosaics, statues, vault, tambourine, and paintings.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: House of Hungarian Art Nouveau, Honved u 3, Budapest 1054 Hungary

    The House of Hungarian Art Nouveau is wearing its name well. This museum is dedicated to the Hungarian Art Nouveau style. Every part of the building is a reminder of 20th-century creativity. Pieces of furniture, decorations, paintings… Art Nouveau has never been as well shown than in this House. The outside, indoor as well as the little cafe on its first floor are furnished in this unique Hungarian style!

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Hungarian Parliament Building, Kossuth Ter 1-3, Budapest 1055 Hungary

    The building is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary and can’t be missed. Located in Kossuth Square and close to the Danube, the Parliament is the largest building in the country! Built-in a Gothic Revival and Renaissance Revival architecture styles, you will enjoy its outside look made of a beautiful façade and a central dome. Glass mosaics made by Miksa Róth and 242 sculptures on the walls will astonish you with their wonders.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Szechenyi Lanchid, Budapest 1051 Hungary

    The next step of this tour will be the famous and first chain bridge of Budapest history, crossing the western and eastern sides of the city. It is a national symbol of advancement. At the time of its construction in the 19th century, the bridge was known as one of the modern world’s engineering wonders and had a lot of impact on the country’s life.

    Pass By: Zero Kilometre Stone, Clark Adam ter, Budapest 1013 Hungary

    This limestone of 3 meters high is a significant sculpture of Budapest. It marks the main point where all roads start from Budapest and go all over the country. You will find the inscription « KM » for kilometres at the bottom of this strange zero-shaped sculpture.

    Stop At: Buda Castle, Szent Gyorgy Ter, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    This castle was the home of Hungarian kings. Built-in 1265, it evolved in many styles in the 18th century, to become the massive Baroque palace we know today. Currently, this Royal Palace hosts the Hungarian National Gallery and the Budapest History Museum. The castle is surrounded by a wonderful area called the Castle Quarter. It is composed of many houses and monuments from medieval to neoclassical styles. A charming place to be, especially when we know Buda Castle is a World Heritage Site of Budapest.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Halaszbastya, Szentharomsag Ter, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    The bastion is located inside Buda Castle and is an important landmark of the city. Built between 1895 and 1902, it was made in a Neo-Romanesque style giving it all its beauty. From there, you will enjoy a wonderful panorama of the surroundings.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Matthias Church, Szentharomsag ter 2, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    Matthias Church is also called the Church of the Assumption of the Buda Castle. A long name that is rarely spoken. It is a Roman Catholic Church located in the Holy Trinity Square, right in front of the Fisherman’s Bastion. You will enjoy its mystical Gothic style, knowing it was the second largest church of medieval Buda. It was also the location of many historical events like the coronation of several kings, and the “Mary-wonder”.

    Duration: 25 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Budapest, Hungary
    Return Detail :
    Budapest, Hungary
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by BlackBuck Travels

Activity ID: V-89617P177

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