1. Hungary
  2. Central Hungary
  3. Budapest
  4. Central Market Hall

Budapest: Downtown Walking Tour

Product ID: 325683
Explore the secrets of Budapest with hidden gardens, cobblestone streets, and great stories from an expert guide. See St Stephen's Basilica, the Chain Bridge, and stroll along the lively Danube Promenade.
About this activity
Duration: 2 - 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take part in an interactive walking tour with a licensed guide
  • See notable landmarks including the Opera House, St Stephen's Basilica, and the Chain Bridge
  • Stroll along the Danube Promenade
  • Enjoy the views over the Buda Castle District
Full description
Start the tour 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 a comprehensive 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. At the Chain Bridge enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage Panorama over the Buda Castle District with views of the Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion.

Walk along the Danube Promenade and be sure to take some pictures with the statue of the Little Prince at Vigado Square. Follow your guide on the Promenade to the Innercity Parish Church and to the ruins of the old Roman fortress of Contra-Aquincum.

Head into the busy streets of Pest downtown and admire the 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 historic Great Market Hall. At the conclusion of the tour, your guide will explain the story of the market while you enjoy the views over Gellert Hill and Liberty Bridge.
Includes
  • English-speaking licensed tour guide
  • Food tastings, if option selected
What’s Not Included
  • Entry fees to sights and museums
  • Food and drink, unless option selected
  • Transportation

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Absolute Tour Center, Lazar str 16, just behind the Opera House

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• This walking tour takes 2 hours and requires a moderate level of fitness
• The tour operates in all weather conditions
Organized by

Absolute Tours

Product ID: 325683