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

Budapest: Great Market Hall Walk with Tastings

Product ID: 66354
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Discover Hungarian cuisine in a new and unique way! Led by local guides with native experience, this walking tour introduces you to the real and non-commercial life of Hungarian people and their eating and drinking habits with tastings along the way.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy an overview of Hungarian cuisine, culture and history through a local's perspective
  • Try real Hungarian specialties
  • Take advantage of food tastings like salami, pickles, and Hungarian savoury scones
  • Learn the history of the Great Market Hall
  • Savor a small dessert
Full description
Explore Budapest and it's cuisine with a local, native guide! The walking tour starts by visiting traditional Hungarian food producers at a local market in downtown Budapest with several tasting possibilities. Taste, eat and enjoy the stories of how Hungarian families used to produce their  traditional ingredients! You will have a chance to see how locals make ‘lángos’, the very special fried bread, and can learn how real Hungarians eat it.

The tour continues with a visit into a local butcher’s shop, where you can experience the various meat products with delicious pickled vegetables. Throughout the journey your guide will introduce you to traditions, curiosities and unforgettable stories of how much Hungarians love to eat!

The tour will end with a tasting of three different craft beers at a local brewery while your guide introduces you to the culture of Hungarian beers with some exciting stories connected to the country’s history.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Generous food and drink tastings
What’s Not Included
  • Entry fees to sights and museums
  • Transport to the meeting point or from the conclusion point
  • Tips/ gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Opposite the Great Market Hall on the square, in front of Burger King.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The tour requires a minimum number of 2 guests in order to operate
• This is small-group tour with a 15 people maximum per tour group
• The tour operator will do their best to accommodate any dietary requirements, however, due to local food customs they cannot guarantee that this will be possible in all cases. Options for vegetarians, guests with allergies, and religious dietary restrictions may be very limited
• Please note that this tour is not suitable for nut allergy sufferers and vegans.
• All participants must be fit enough for light continuous walking (up to 3 hours)
• This tour operates in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately
• Tours canceled within 72 hours of the start date will incur a cancelation penalty and no refund will be given. No-shows or non-participation are considered non-refundable
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Absolute Tours

Product ID: 66354