Guided tour

Budapest: City Center Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tourist Angel
Guided tour

Budapest: City Center Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tourist Angel

From US$ 10.78 per person

Avoid the crowded tourist buses and gain an overview of Budapest's beautiful architecture, 19th-century buildings, and dramatic monuments on this walking tour.

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Duration 2 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Benefit from the knowledge of your tour guide
  • Admire the monumental Saint Stephen's Basilica
  • Explore the square and monuments surrounding the majestic Hungarian Parliament building
  • Soak up the relaxed atmosphere of the city center
Full description
Discover the most iconic locations in Budapest on this walking tour of the inner city of Pest. Start your stroll in Marcius 15 Square and admire the Gothic Medieval cathedral of the Great Blessed Lady. Walk along the Duna Corso river promenade and enjoy the beautiful view over the Danube, its bridges, and the Castle of Buda on the opposite side. Pass by the spectacular dance palace Pesti Vigado, and see the historical Gerbeaud Cafe in Vorosmarty Square. Take a stroll through Elizabeth Park and see Budapest Eye, the largest Ferris wheel in Europe. After a short walk, you will arrive at one of the highlights of the tour: St Stephen’s Basilica, with its monumental dome and colonnade.  Continue through the traditional pedestrian streets of the city and see the cute statue of Mr. Safe who will definitely make you smile. Next, arrive at Liberty Square where you will learn about Budapest's traumatic past as a center of Nazi occupation and Communist oppression.  Finish your tour in Kossuth Square and admire the sights surrounding the majestic Hungarian Parliament building. Hear stories of dictatorship and the 1956 revolution. Afterwards, you can pay a visit to the poignant Shoes on the Danube Bank monument or enjoy a stroll along the banks of the river.
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  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the cafe/pastry shop "Molnar's Kürtöskalacs".

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  • This tour will take place rain or shine
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4.6 /5

based on 123 reviews

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It was very informative tour. We learned so many interesting facts about Budapest and its history. Our guide was very nice and well knowledge. With help of our guide we saw so many tiny details that we wouldn’t notice by ourselves or wouldn’t know what they mean. We went through main squares of Pest side and learned about building and streets. I would strongly recommend to take this tour!

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March 26, 2023

This tour was fantastic! In this 2 hours, we had the chance to learn a lot about the differences between Buda and Pest, getting deep into the latest part of the city’s history. The guide was lovely and showed real passion while telling us all the stories about the city.

March 26, 2023

We did a morning walking tour of the Pest side with Zita, it was very interesting, she knows so much about the rich history of the country, it was a very interesting tour. We ended up booking a 2nd tour of the Buda Castle area with another guide Lena, which was equally great and so knowledgeable. Both tours were not rushed, enough time give to take pictures, ask questions and in small groups (we were 4 for the morning tour and 9 for the afternoon one) so much better than the other large grouped tours.

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March 26, 2023

Product ID: 157188