Budapest Private Full-Day City Sightseeing Tour

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Departs: Budapest, Budapest

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Capture memories of all of the most famous sights in Budapest on this exciting 8-hour private city tour. Get a true feel for the city as you walk down both sides of the river with your professional guide. Enjoy hassle free meeting with the guide at your hotel before heading out on your full day adventure.

What's Included

Entry to churches and temples upon request: St. Stephen's Basilica, Matthias Church, Great Synagogue

Hotel pickup and drop-off (with public transport or by car, according to the selected tour option)

One hour optional lunch break is possible - this time may be excluded from the tour duration

Professional, licenced and enthusiast guide

What's Not Included

Churches may be closed on Saturdays due to wedding ceremonies

Cost of lunch, or other food and beverage during the tour

Public transport tickets

Religious sites are closed during service time (churches on Sunday morning, synagogue on Saturday)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • The tour guide will wear a protective mask if required by travellers. Social distance will be observed during the tour.
  • Transportation to/from attractions is according to the selected tour option (on public transport or by car)
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Supplier is not responsible for unforeseen delays or accidents
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately (covering your legs and shoulders is required in church areas)

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
You will visit the impressive Saint Stephen's Basilica built for the memory of the first Hungarian king (died in 1038). It has many statues and frescoes, as well as the mummified right hand of the first king.
The church is open every day, except Sunday morning religious service.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Szabadsag ter
You will see the dramatic monuments of the Nazi and Soviet occupations and dictatorships as well as the miraculous fountain (during the warm season).

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hungarian Parliament Building
You will admire one of the most impressing parliament buildings of the world with its amazing history.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Kossuth Lajos Square
You will see the memories of the Hungarian freedom heroes and the 1956 revolution against the Communist dictatorship.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Central Market Hall
Admire the architecture of the greatest historical market hall of the world. There are hundreds of food vendors and souvenir shops. If you wish you we can spend enough time on shopping or tasting some typical Hungarian market snack.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hungarian National Museum
The captivating building of the oldest Hungarian museum.

• Admission Ticket Free

Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga)
Visit the greatest Jewish temple of Europe with a unique style from 1854. Depending on your interest and the length of ticket line, it is possible to have a guided tour inside where the local guide of the Synagogue will give you a 30-minujte lecture on Hungarian Jewish history. The garden of the temple has a shocking memorial cemetery of thousand of victims killed here during World War 2.
The Synagogue is closed on Saturdays.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Jewish Quarter
Discover the vibrant Jewish Quarter walking on the streets around the the Great Synagogue.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Deak Ferenc Square
The central traffic junction of Budapest. From here you can enter the old town of Pest, and the Inner City commercial and touristy center.

• Admission Ticket Free

Buda Castle
We will cross the river Danube and get to the Castle of Buda from where you will see the most beautiful panoramic view of the city. The Castle Quarter is the oldest district of Budapest plenty of cute Medieval dwelling houses.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

As the last stop of the tour you will have the chance to admire one of the most beautiful and fascinating places in Budapest, the Fishermen's Bastion with the famous panorama over the river Danube and the Hungarian Parliament building.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Matthias Church
We will walk around the beautiful Matthias Church built in the Middle Ages in Gothic style. Upon request it is possible to visit it inside with your tour guide. The inside visit takes about 30 minutes and includes all the rich artworks as well as a small historical exhibition on the upper floor.
The church is closed on Sunday mornings during religious service, and sometimes on Saturdays due to wedding ceremonies.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Szechenyi Lanchid
The iconic bridge is under renovation currently (from 2021 to 2022).

• Admission Ticket Free

Heroes' Square
Walk through the impressive Heroes' Square, the largest square in Budapest. In the middle of the square you find the Millennium Monument, while on its two sides you will see the Arts Hall and the Fine Arts Museum.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Millenium Monument Budapest
Visit the Millennium Monument, commemorating 1000 years of Hungarian history. In front of the monument you will find the grave of the unknown heroes, while in the colonnades around you can admire the statues of the greatest kings and leaders of the country.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar)
Explore Budapest City Park, the oldest public park in the world. Walk over a bridge to reach an island on the lake, home to the romantic Vajdahunyad Castle. All around the courtyard there are copies of buildings representing different periods and styles of Hungarian architecture.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Anonymus Szobor (Anonymous' Statue)
In the inner courtyard of the castle you will discover the interesting statue of Anonymus, the first history writer of Hungary who lived in the 12th century.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Szechenyi Baths and Pool
You will pass by the main building of the famous Szechenyi Baths, the largest thermal bath of Europe. Through the windows you will be able to see the outdoor pools and people swimming in the warm water.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Andrassy Avenue
Admire the elegant Andrassy Avenue, the 2 miles long historical thoroughfare of the city. The Millennium Subway (Budapest Metro line 1, built in 1896) runs under the avenue, and preserved its beautiful original stations.

• Admission Ticket Free

Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz)
One of the most beautiful opera theatres of the world. You will learn about its interesting history, architecture and rich artworks.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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