Budapest at first glance downtown walking tour
Walking tours

Budapest at first glance downtown walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Do this because
  • Enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage Panorama over the Buda Castle District
  • Admire Stephen’s Basilica while your guide gives you an introduction to Hungary’s rich history
  • Head into the busy streets of Pest downtown and wonder at beautiful Art-Nouveau buildings
What to expect

The tour starts in the shadow of the magnificent Hungarian State Opera House from where you’ll take a short walk to St Stephen’s Basilica. Admire the beautiful church while your guide gives you an introduction to Hungary’s rich history through the story of the state founder king, St Stephen.

Pose with the Fat Policeman statue on the way to the Danube and at Chain Bridge enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage Panorama over the Buda Castle District with Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion.

Stroll on the lively Danube Promenade and be sure to capture pictures with the statue of the Little Prince at Vigado Square. You will follow your guide on the Promenade to the Innercity Parish Church and to the ruins of the old Roman fortress called Contra-Aquincum.

Head into the busy streets of Pest downtown and wonder at beautiful Art-Nouveau buildings along the way. Enter into one of the hidden local gardens and pass the famous Vaci shopping street on the route to the historical Great Market Hall. At the conclusion of the tour, your guide will explain the story of the market while you'll enjoy great panorama over Gellert Hill and Liberty Bridge.

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What's included
  • English speaking guide
What's not included
  • Entry fees to sights and museums
  • Food and beverages
  • Transport to the meeting point or from the conclusion point
  • Gratuity/tip
Reduced price
  • Child (3-12 years): reduced
  • Students (13-26 years): reduced price with a valid student ID
Where

Budapest, Lázár u. 16, 1065 Hungary

Meeting point:

The meeting point is just behind the Opera House.

What to remember
  • Participants will need to be fit for light continuous walking, for up to 2 hours
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not recommended for infants
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Provider
Absolute Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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