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Budapest Essence

Andrassy Avenue, Budapest 1061, Hungary
+36 20 495 5802
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A great guide in any instance

We enjoyed the expertise of Andras during our recent visit to Budapest. Whether showing us the... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
BarbDev
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Ossining, New York
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a charming city with a great guide

We have just spent the nicest weekend in Budapest, a great city for a longer break, with our... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
RitaandJohn
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Brussels, Belgium
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Welcome to Budapest! My name's András and I work as a local guide for highly personalized city and country tours. In Budapest the tours offered are as follows; classic city sightseeing; discovering art-nouveau architecture in Budapest; Totalitarian regimes -Nazism or Communism, visiting sites related to Hungary's 20th-century-history. I also organize day-trips and a range of outdoors activities in various parts of Hungary and the region.
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Andrassy Avenue, Budapest 1061, Hungary
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the expertise of Andras during our recent visit to Budapest. Whether showing us the sights of Buda's castle, taking us to the countryside to visit Pannonhalma with its majestic monastery and wonderful restaurant, or dining with us at a rooftop restaurant in Pest...More

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ur75c, Owner at Budapest Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you Barbara! It was a pleasure to show you around and I'm glad you have such good memories of your visit!

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We have just spent the nicest weekend in Budapest, a great city for a longer break, with our excellent guide, Andras. Within 4 days, we got everything we wished for, a real tailor-made getaway. Some royal and some Communist history, relaxation in a romantic spa,...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

András was such an incredible guide in Budapest. We covered so much ground in one day and saw so many sights. He was incredibly knowledgeable about Budapest and it’s history. He was happy to go at the pace we wanted and tailored the day to...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I biked around Lake Balaton with a 3 other cyclists in the group organised by András, the guide. Had a beautiful, warm weekend in late September and the pretty landscape, vulacnic hills for example the Badacsony – good wine! all make this tour excellent. The...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Me and my family love wine and we knew from other people that Andras takes travellers to some traditional areas for wine tasting. We were a group of local friends and friends from abroad and visited the very famous Tokaj region with our guide where...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

My husband and I had a wondeful 3-day tour in rural Hungary this autumn. We toured mostly around Lac Balaton, especially the Northern shore where the vulcanic hills and the vineyards are also the hot-spa-lake called Heviz. The area is wonderful, serene and our personal...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I always look forward to doing something fun when I want my visiting relatives to enjoy their week in Budapest. Just before winter we found out about the activities that András does and we went along, 3 adults and 2 kids. We can rollerskate pretty...More

Thank Ágnes R
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

I recently visited the city of Budapest with 10 other women. Andras met us at our accomodations in the morning and greeted us with warmth and enthusiasm. We set out on an 8 hour private tour. Andras was very attentive to all of our needs...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Andras was first class from the beginning of our communication via email to the time we said goodbye to him. We were a group of 11 ladies that booked a full 8 hour day of private touring. He met us at our accommodation first thing...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Budapest is a beautiful city with so much history and sites to see. With only a few days, I wanted to make sure that I saw as much as possible and hired a tour guide. Not only was it the right decision, but Andras was...More

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Dear Sir, I'm not sure I am the best person to ask: I do sightseeing tour in Hungary. However, I have travelled to Zürich before by train. Most trains going there are high speed ones, so it's hard to say which one would... More
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