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Budapest Behind The Scenes

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

Heroes' Square (Hősök tere) is the largest and most impressive square of the city. Located at the end of Andrássy Avenue and next to City Park, Heroes’ Square is one of the most visited sights in Budapest. Surrounded by two important buildings, Museum of Fine Arts on the left and Hall of Art on the right, Heroes’ Square is also a station of the Millennium Underground.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), Vajdahunyad var Varosliget, Budapest 1146 Hungary

Vajdahunyad Castle is a beautiful fairy tale like castle built by an artificial lake in the biggest green park called City Park in Budapest. The castle may look old, but it is in fact about 100 years old. How come it looks so old and historical? Vajdahunyad Castle is a special architectural complex.The various buildings best represent a certain architectural style in Hungary: Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque structures are all fused in a beautiful monumental building in the City Park of Budapest.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Szechenyi Baths and Pool, Allatkerti korut 9-11., Budapest 1146 Hungary

The Széchenyi Medicinal Bath in Budapest is the largest medicinal bath in Europe and was built in Neo-Baroque style. Its water is supplied by two thermal springs, their temperature is 74 °C (165 °F) and 77 °C (171 °F). Components of the thermal water include sulfate, calcium, magnesium, bicarbonate and a significant amount of metaboric acid and fluoride. Even though the bath is beautiful we will focus on ways that Hungarians use these miraculous thermal springs.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga), Dohany utca 2-8, Budapest 1074 Hungary

The Dohány Street Synagogue (Hungarian: Dohány utcai zsinagóga / nagy zsinagóga; Hebrew: בית הכנסת הגדול של בודפשט, Bet ha-Knesset ha-Gadol shel Budapesht), also known as the Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, is a historical building in Erzsébetváros, the 7th district of Budapest, Hungary. It is the largest synagogue in Europe, seating 3,000 people and is a centre of Neolog Judaism. The Dohány Street Synagogue complex consists of the Great Synagogue, the Heroes' Temple, the graveyard, the Memorial and the Jewish Museum, which was built on the site on which Theodor Herzl's house of birth stood. Dohány Street itself, a leafy street in the city center, carries strong Holocaust connotations as it constituted the border of the Budapest Ghetto. We will visit the whole synagogue complex from the street level, however we will not enter inside/

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Rumbach Street Synagogue, Rumbach Sebestyen utca 11-13., Budapest 1075 Hungary

The Rumbach Street Synagogue’s romantic, Moorish architectural elements are a response to the building of the Dohány Street Synagogue. In the Synagogue triangle of Budapest, it is known as the small Synagogue.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hungarian Parliament Building, Kossuth Ter 1-3, Budapest 1055 Hungary

Among the most important landmarks of the city The Hungarian Parliament Building , is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, a notable landmark of Hungary and a popular tourist destination in Budapest. It is situated in Kossuth Square, in the Pest side of the city and on the banks of the Danube. It is currently the largest building in Hungary. It was designed by Hungarian architect Imre Steindl in neo-Gothic style and opened in 1902.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Szechenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest 1013 Hungary

Iconic landmark - the Széchenyi Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Designed by the English engineer William Tierney Clark and built by the Scottish engineer Adam Clark, it was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary. It was opened in 1849.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Danube River, Budapest Hungary

The Danube is Europe's second longest river, after the Volga. It is located in Central and Eastern Europe. The Danube was once a long-standing frontier of the Roman Empire, and today flows through 10 countries, more than any other river in the world. Originating in Germany, the Danube flows southeast for 2,850 km (1,770 mi), passing through or bordering Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Ukraine before draining into the Black Sea.

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

Buda Castle is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest. It was first completed in 1265, but the massive Baroque palace today occupying most of the site was built between 1749 and 1769. The complex in the past was referred to as either the Royal Palace (Hungarian: Királyi-palota) or the Royal Castle (Hungarian: Királyi Vár, German: Königliche Burg). The castle now houses the Hungarian National Gallery and The Budapest History Museum. Buda Castle sits on the south tip of Castle Hill, bounded on the north by what is known as the Castle District (Várnegyed), which is famous for medieval, Baroque and Neoclassical houses, churches and public buildings. The hill is linked to Clark Ádám Square and the Széchenyi Chain Bridge by the Castle Hill Funicular. The castle is a part of the Budapest World Heritage Site, so declared in 1987.

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Matthias Church is one of the finest churches in Budapest, and the most unique churches in Europe. Located atop the Buda Castle hill, it has been serving the citizens of the Buda Castle Hill since 1015, its foundation by the first Hungarian king (according to the tradition), however most likely it serves as the main church of the Castle Hill since King Béla who was the second founding father of the nation.

Duration: 30 minutes
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Departure Point
Budapest, Andrássy út 130, 1062 Hungary
Duration
4h
Return Details
Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest, Szentháromság tér, 1014 Hungary
Inclusions
  • Lunch - It is included a typical Hungarian delicious cake (hearty portion) with soda/mineral water or coffee
  • Public Transportation Tickets and special tickets to the Buda Castle Funicular Railway
Exclusions
  • Entry fees will not be needed as we will not enter in the museums/exhibitions/churches/parliament.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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