Budapest: City Center Walking Tour

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Avoid the crowded tourist buses and gain an overview of Budapest's beautiful architecture, 19th-century buildings, and dramatic monuments on this walking tour.

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Highlights

  • Benefit from the knowledge of your tour guide
  • Admire the monumental Saint Stephen's Basilica
  • Explore the square and monuments surrounding the majestic Hungarian Parliament building
  • Soak up the relaxed atmosphere of the city center

Description

Discover the most iconic locations in Budapest on this walking tour of the inner city of Pest. Start your stroll in Marcius 15 Square and admire the Gothic Medieval cathedral of the Great Blessed Lady. Walk along the Duna Corso river promenade and enjoy the beautiful view over the Danube, its bridges, and the Castle of Buda on the opposite side. Pass by the spectacular dance palace Pesti Vigado, and see the historical Gerbeaud Cafe in Vorosmarty Square. Take a stroll through Elizabeth Park and see Budapest Eye, the largest Ferris wheel in Europe. After a short walk, you will arrive at one of the highlights of the tour: St Stephen’s Basilica, with its monumental dome and colonnade.  Continue through the traditional pedestrian streets of the city and see the cute statue of Mr. Safe who will definitely make you smile. Next, arrive at Liberty Square where you will learn about Budapest's traumatic past as a center of Nazi occupation and Communist oppression.  Finish your tour in Kossuth Square and admire the sights surrounding the majestic Hungarian Parliament building. Hear stories of dictatorship and the 1956 revolution. Afterwards, you can pay a visit to the poignant Shoes on the Danube Bank monument or enjoy a stroll along the banks of the river.

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  • This tour will take place rain or shine

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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