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Walking tour of Pest including the Opera House & Saint-Stephen's Basilica

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Key Highlights

  • Discover some beautiful sights by foot
  • Visit St Sephen's Basilica, named after the first king of Hungary
  • Stop for a drink in the bustling broadway, lined with street performers
  • Experience the Opera House in renaissance style
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Wednesday & Friday


    3 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 1400h (02:00pm), Duration: 3 hours

    Meeting Point

    From centrally located Budapest hotels. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at Erzsébet Square

  • Overview & Itinerary


    The beautiful attractions of Pest are best discovered by foot. The first stop will be at St Stephen's Basilica. Marvel at the intricate architecture, grand altars and cavernous domes that have made it a favourite among tourists.

    Then, enjoy a tour of the State Opera House, constructed in 1884. Stroll along Broadway, one of the pleasant entertainment districts of the city and you may also have a drink to refresh yourself.


    For this walking tour, you will be picked up from your hotel.

    You will visit:

    Saint-Stephen’s Basilica: Named in honour of Stephen, the first King of Hungary, whose mummified fist is housed in the reliquary. The architectural style is Neoclassical and the interior is laid out in a Greek cross.

    The Opera House: Designed and built in Renaissance style, it is a richly-decorated building and is considered one of the best opera houses in the world. (Please note: The Opera House reserves the right to stop visitors during special events).

    Continuing on your walking tour, you will reach Budapest’s Broadway, the entertainment district of the city with streets lined with theatres and street performers. You will have the opportunity to stop for a drink in this bustling area. (Not included in tour price).

    At the end of the tour you will travel by underground to Erzsebet Square.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick up
    • Guided walking tour of Pest
    • Entry to the Opera House
    • Entry to Saint-Stephen Basilica
    • Ticket for the return underground journey
    • Expert guided commentary in English and German


    • Food & drinks
    • Hotel drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    The Opera House reserve the right to stop entry during special events.
    Please call the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

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