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Total Budapest Discovery: Full Day Sightseeing Tour Including Lunch

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    Stop At: Szell Kalman Square, Szell Kalman ter, Budapest 1024 Hungary

    Get to know the real Hungary with this historical Budapest tour. You will begin with a short minibus ride to reach the entrance gate of the Castle District, where you’ll set off on your Budapest adventure.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Buda Castle, Szent Gyorgy Ter, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    Pass by historical buildings that seem to be silent and sleepy, but just wait until your guide tells you stories from behind the walls! Enjoy the small architectural details prevalent in the Castle District and hear tales of former inhabitants and owners of the houses.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ruszwurm Confectionery, Budapest, Szentháromság u. 7, 1014 Hungary

    Next up, we will pass by the oldest confectionary shop in the city and admire its colourful creations before paying a visit to the first private art gallery to emerge in Hungary.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Halaszbastya, Szentharomsag Ter, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    We will admire the breathtaking views from the hilltop.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Matthias Church, Szentharomsag ter 2, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    We will admire the breathtaking views from the hilltop.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), Szent Istvan ter 1. Pest, Budapest 1051 Hungary

    Pass by the impressive St Stephen's Basilica & hear about its history.

    We will then have lunch at the near by local spot. We’ll have a chance to get to know one another better and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ask your guide any questions you may have about the city. The menu changes depending on the season and what’s available that day but there are always traditional dishes on the menu; expect chicken paprika with dumplings, beef stew, goulash soup, stuffed cabbage, stuffed peppers, pancakes and so on.

    Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Stop At: Andrassy Avenue, Andrassy ut, Budapest 1061 Hungary

    We’ll cross the World Heritage-listed Andrássy Avenue and hear stories from the past

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Heroes' Square, Andrassy Avenue Next to City Park in the VI. District, Budapest 1062 Hungary

    Then we’re off to discover Europe’s oldest electrified underground line, dating all the way back to 1896, before arriving at the famous Heroes’ Square, which is full of iconic monuments for you to swoon over. Here we will stop to talk about the city’s more contemporary history.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Szechenyi Baths and Pool, Allatkerti korut 9-11., Budapest 1146 Hungary

    We'll see the Baths building from the outside and hear the stories why its the most special bath in whole Europe.

    Stop At: Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz), Andrassy ut 22, Budapest 1061 Hungary

    Arriving back at Andrássy Avenue, we’ll take the old metro line up to the Opera House where a coffee and a slice of delicious local cake awaits you in an old, authentic café.

    Your tour ends here but before you go, don’t forget to tap up your local guide for more tips on what else to see, do and eat during your stay in beguiling Budapest.

    Duration: 40 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Budapest, Széll Kálmán tér, 1024 Hungary
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    6h 30m
    Return Details
    Budapest, Andrássy út 29, 1061 Hungary
    Inclusions
    • Local, English-speaking guide
    • One local snack
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • A slice of cake
    • Public transport tickets
    • Entry fee to Matthias Church
    • Entry/Admission - Matthias Church
    Exclusions
    • Additional food and drink
    • Souvenirs and personal shopping
    • Tips/gratuities for your guide
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • We can accommodate vegetarians and other dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requests.
    • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6.
    • Standard dress, comfortable walking shoes.
    • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    And discover we did! Thank you to Emese who not only showed us the ins and outs but provided interesting information and facts about one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Keffa13
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    I did this amazing tour with Peter on October. As all the other tours I’ve booked with Urban Adventures this was amazing, historic and fun. Peter is a local, who speaks great English and who knows everything there is to know about Budapest, from the...More

    Thank isacorderom
    Bpurbanadventures, Vezető at Budapest Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Thank you very much for your kind words! We also believe it is really practical to book our Total Discovery tour at the beginning of someone's stay as it gives a good sense of our city and country. Also, as Peter did, we can give...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I really enjoyed this tour as it was a great way to see the city and understand its history in a short amount of time. Unfortunately we only had a couple of days in the city (next time we'll stay longer) but this tour helped...More

    Thank 377iainr
    Bpurbanadventures, Vezető at Budapest Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Thank you very much for your feedback! In a few days stay it is hard to see everything in our beautiful Budapest but with our Total Discovery tour we would like to help guests discovering the main sights and surroundings, but in a unique way...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our guide, Orsi, was tremendous. Great knowledge of the history of the city and it's buildings. We were able to do much more than I expected in a day. Also great to have time to eat lunch and ask questions about the city and Country.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Bruce P
    Bpurbanadventures, Vezető at Budapest Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Dear Bruce, Thank you very much for your nice feedback on our tour and Orsi herself:). Hope to have you here in Budapest once more in the future or at any other Urban Adventures destinations, too:). All the best,

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This day tour was a great mix of everything - old town sights, beautiful churches, traditional food, exciting history and beautiful parks. Ange was a friendly and very knowledgable guide & gave some excellent tips for other things to do during my time in Budapest....More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Curious_Kit_AU
    Bpurbanadventures, Vezető at Budapest Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Dear traveller, Thanks a millon for you lovely review! We really appreciate it and we know it will go for a long way in helping us:). Hope to have you here in Budapest once more in the future or at any other Urban Adventures destinations,...More

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