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Budapest Highlights Private Walking Tour

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  • Enjoy the personalized experience of a private tour
  • See the best of Budapest in just five hours
  • Gain a comprehensive overview of the city
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Budapest Highlights Private Walking Tour
From USD 223.24
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Budapest Highlights Private Walking Tour
From USD 223.24
Overview
Discover Budapest through the eyes of a local on a private 5-hour tour. It's a great option for travelers who only have one day in town or those wanting to orient themselves to the capital city for future exploring. The exclusive excursion begins at your accommodation and continues to Andrassy Avenue, the Castle District, and more. Listen as your engaging guide shares entertaining anecdotes and lesser known history.
What to Expect
In the Pest side of the city you might explore the central Saint Stephen’s Basilica and its lookout tower, the Gresham Palace which today awaits its guests as the beautifully restored Four Seasons Hotel just a few metres away from the Chain Bridge and the stunning view of the Danube Embankment with all its sights listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List from the Shoes Monument to the House of Parliament or the wonderful bridges crossing over the River Danube. The cafés, bars, shops, and numerous museums and sights all along Andrássy Avenue such as the Hungarian State Opera House or the wonderful Art Nouveau building of the Parisian Department Store and the beautiful Lotz-frescoes of the Book Café inside the building also await you among others. You can even browse through Hungarian pieces of literature or travel books about Hungary in your mother tongue in the bookstore of the same building or with the help of your guide, the adventurous can find the entrance to the the cool rooftop place called 360 Bar still in Anrássy Avenue. Why wouldn’t you check out some of the famous ruin bars, just like Szimpla or Mazel Tov of the area where the Music Academy and the most important Hungarian Jewish heritage sights can also be found, namely in the historical Jewish Quarter? Still in the Pest side, the City Park is inevitable: you can visit Heroes Square, have a look at the building complex of the Széchenyi Thermal Bath and Vajdahunyad Castle, or the Ice Rink building. 
Using some quick way of public transportation (subway, tram) or even the Funicular it is easy to get to the Buda side and top on the Castle Hill District. Visiting the Buda Royal Palace (which hosts the National Gallery and the Budapest History Museum today) the Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion, together with the atmosphere of the cobbled streets and the medieval residential buildings, galleries, bistros and bars, the views back on the Pest side and on the rest of the green Buda Hills with the Citadel, the Statue of Liberty, the emblematic building of the Gellért Thermal Bath or the Ottoman Turkish dome of the Rudas Baths will make your day!
It's a never-ending story. Come and read a chapter for yourself!
Reviews (5)
1 - 5 of 5 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2018
One of a kind walking tour with outstanding guide

We spent half a day with Timea on a private walking tour visiting many sights around Budapest and it was by far the best thing that we did during our trip. She is a wonderful person with deep knowledge and understanding about Budapest and history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 2 September 2018
Two Wonderful Tours with Budapest Jewish Walk

Our family of five (three children ages 10, 12 and 15) were so fortunate to have taken two tours with Timea in July. She is a fantastic guide and our enjoyment of Budapest and its surrounding area can be attributed in part to her. Our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank casperjjSunsets_RC
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile
Fantastic time in Budapest

My husband and I just returned from a trip to Budapest with our friends and spent 2 days touring the city with Timea on private tours. We spent Saturday doing the city highlights tour and Sunday doing the Jewish Quarter tour. Timea truly made this...More

Thank NewYorkLeslie_22
Reviewed 14 April 2018
Recommend this tour/guide VERY HIGHLY!

Timea gave my young daughter (4 years old) and I a private custom tour of Budapest including the Jewish quarter. Our walking tour was the highlight of our visit. Timea was extremely knowledgeable and lovely to spend time with. She went at a pace that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank LizB1010
Reviewed 4 November 2017
Amazing Day

We really go lucky when we found Timea for our tour of Budapest, she is a real jewel. We were on a river cruise and wanted a private tour for the 1 day in port. I found Timea on line and she had great reviews...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Caryn D
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