Pest side stories with a Historian

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Budapest, Budapest

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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On this amazing 3-hour walking tour, discover the essence of Pest, the Eastern and younger side of Budapest. Learn about the history of Pest, about the different mentality of Pest and Buda residents, and receive an account of how is it to live there today. Your guide is not afraid to answer any question and enter any topic about Budapest and Hungary.

Explore the inner city of Budapest and visit various places including the Danube Promenade, the Art Nouveau splendor of Gresham Palace, the historic Academy of Sciences, the cobblestones of Zrínyi street, Saint Stephen's Basilica, Andrássy Street, Hungarian State Opera, and the Millenium Underground. Discover 1000 years of Hungarian history at Hero's Square.

What's Included

Entrance ticket to St. Stephen's Basilica

Small group (max. 10 guests)

Subway ticket(s)

Young, well educated, enthusiastic, personal guide

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 120

Additional Info

  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed

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

Elizabeth Square
Former market square, former Stalin square and bus station, now a young, party area with interesting statues and sites

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
The largest church in Budapest. If the group is interested, we enter

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Heroes' Square
Heroes' Square: a perfect spot for an introduction into more than 1100 years of Hungarian history. One of the main sites of the city.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar)
A lesser visited, very interesting site: a medieval looking castle that was built in 1896: get to know why and how!

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Andrassy Avenue
The pride of Budapestians, a UNESCO world heritage site since 2002

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Vorosmarty Square (Vorosmarty ter)
Iconic central square, focusing on commerce, high-end products in the very heart of historical Pest

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Millennium Underground
The oldest underground on the European continent

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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