Enjoy a visit to the Heroes’ Square, Matthias Church and the Danube Promenade.
3.5 HoursStart time
Start time: 1000h (10:00am)
Duration: 3.5 hours
The tour will begin at Absolute Tour Center – Located on Lazar utca (street) 16 in the VI. District just behind the Opera House.
Tour ends in the Budapest Castle District near Matthias Church.
The tour begins from your local tour operator's office, Located on Lazar Utca 16 in the VI. District, just behind the Opera House at 1000h (10:00am). You will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide who will give you an overview of the Hungarian history and culture. You will visit:
• Heroes’ Square and City Park: The Heroes’ Square pays a tribute to those who played an important role in the history of Hungary. The spacious square with the 40 metre high column is a prominent attraction of the city. You will then walk through Budapest’s most popular park, the City Park, to see the Vajdahunyad Castle complex built for the world EXPO in 1896 displaying typical Hungarian architecture. You will also get a chance to peek into the bath house at Szechenyi Baths.
• Next we take the Millennium metro back towards the city center and stop off at the Opera House, teaching you about the significance of the Opera to the locals.
• Then we continue to see the big areas of Deák Square and Elizabeth Square and onward to St. Stephen’s Basilica (a peek inside when open). Afterwards we take a break in a café for a taste of Hungary’s famous pastry called “retes” which is a strudel. Here the guests will get two pastries and a coffee or mineral water (included in the tour price). After our refreshment break we head towards the center stopping at Vaci walking street and Vorsomarthy Square, and head on down to the riverside’s famous Danube Promenade. Here we will marvel at the spectacular view of Gellert Hill, Citadel, Buda Hills and the Buda Castle District. We stop at the Vigado, a famous concert hall before crossing the famous Chain Bridge You will also get your picture taken with the famous bronze statue, Little Princess.
• Buda Castle District: View the Buda Royal Palace which belonged to the Hapsburg monarchs. The palace was completely destroyed in WW 2 and was restored afterwards with some of the original medieval parts. The Fisherman’s Bastion is one of the most attractive spots of this district. It offers a grand panorama of the entire city. Enjoy a visit to the Matthias Church which was constructed between the 13th and 15th centuries. It is a Gothic Style church which during the Turkish invasion was a Mosque and is now a Jesuits’ Church.
The tour returns to the Budapest Castle District at approximately 1330h (1:30pm).
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
Participants will need to be fit for light continuous walking, for up to 3 hours. Tour goes in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately
Great tour, really helpful and knowledgeable guide - wonderful strudel...Lesley t Wilson, United Kingdom
Excellent guide, really good way to familiarise yourself with Budapest and its metro system....Lesley t Wilson, United Kingdom
Our tour guide's name was Anita. She is extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and was very helpful. Just over 3 hours, this walking tour was a wonderful way to familiarize...Charity A Burd, United States
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