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Would you like to see the sights of Budapest in more details? Do you prefer small groups? Choose our Ideal City Tour to see the sights not included in the usual 2-3 hour long city tours.
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Duration: 3 hours
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Avaiable languages: English
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Trip Itinerary

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    Meeting point

    CITYRAMA Office, Budapest, Báthory utca 19, 1054. 9:45 meeting at the departure point.

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    Walking around the Heroes’ Square and City Park, Guided walking tour in the Castle District, Gellért Hill: Spectacular view of Budapest.

Please note that all times are approximate and depend on traffic conditions and guides availability.

Would you like to get to know Budapest, Hungary, and its sights from top to bottom? Are you a fan of intimate tours where you can thoroughly soak everything in? If that's the case, check out this Budapest Ideal City Tour lead completely in English or German.

Main points of our Budapest Ideal City Tour:

  • Take a pleasant walk around the Heroes' Square and City Park
  • Join a guide for a stroll around the Castle District
  • Enjoy the most spectacular view of Budapest from Gellért Hill

A city tour guided exclusively in one language: English 

Our Budapest Ideal City Tour is a great bet if you prefer small groups and are not interested in a multilingual tour. When booking this tour, you have the guarantee that the guide will be speaking just in the language you booked, without going back and forth between other languages. At the moment, the Ideal City tour is available only in English. 

See the famous Central Market Hall, stop at Heroes' Square and stroll around City Park

Once you've fastened your seatbelt, it's time to start our Budapest Ideal City tour. We will begin from the Chain Bridge, but also pass by Elisabeth Bridge and the Downtown Parish Church (also known as Budapest Inner-City Mother Church of Our Lady of the Assumption). After taking the small boulevard, our guide will show you some of Budapest's attractions like the Central Market Hall, the National Museum and Europe's largest synagogue.

Then we will take you down the Andrássy Avenue (sometimes referred to as Budapest's Champs-Élysées). The guide will point out all the important buildings there, such as St. Stephen's Basilica (home to Hungary's first king's right hand) and the Opera House. We will drive all the way to the Heroes' Square where you will see the statues of most famous Hungarian kings. Here, our experienced guide will share with you a bit about some 1000 years of Hungarian history. After that, we will explore City Park on foot. If you're expecting just an average park, you'll be surprised. Budapest's City Park is home to some important sights, such as Europe's largest thermal spa, Budapest Zoo and Vajdahunyad Castle.

A guided walking tour around the Castle District

After seeing the highlights in the city centre, we will drive to the Buda side to have a look at other main attractions. Castle Hill is the historic part of the city and home to the Castle District (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). As you can assume, this is where the Buda Castle is located, as well as some other important landmarks of Budapest. We'll take a walk to the charming and eclectic Matthias Church. You'll also have the chance to step into a fairytale at Fishermen's Bastion and take some Instagram-worthy photos. Fishermen's Bastion is also the place to enjoy a beautiful panorama with a view of the Parliament Building.

Spectacular view of Budapest from Gellért Hill

As a cherry on top, following the walk around the Castle District, we will drive you to Gellért Hill, one of the highest points in the Hungarian capital. This is also where the massive Citadella fortress is situated. Although you already enjoyed a great panoramic view from the Castle District, Gellért Hill takes the experience to an even higher level. Its location allows for seeing both sides of the Danube, which means you'll get an unbeatable view of Budapest. The tour ends in the city centre so once you've taken plenty of photos and selfies, we will drive back over the Elisabeth Bridge to Pest.

Why should I book Budapest Ideal City Tour?

Are you looking for comfort, simplicity, useful information and a detailed introduction to Budapest? This Ideal City Tour of Budapest is a great choice if you want a comprehensive tour that shows you places not included in the usual tours of Budapest. The city tour comes with a professional English-speaking tour guide, to help you make sense of everything you'll experience. The tour lasts approximately 3 hours, in which you will see most of Budapest's main attractions while getting a brief overview of the country and city's history.

Since Budapest's attractions are quite spread out, we provide you with a transfer to ensure you see attractions on both sides of the Danube, such as St. Stephen's Basilica, as well as Fishermen's Bastion. This way you can see most of Budapest even if you're there just for a short weekend break. Please note, however, that hotel pick-ups and drop-offs are not included in this tour. You will have to meet us at the address specified below.

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  • Janet profile avatar
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    Perfectly organised tour. Very nice and knowledgable guide.

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    Andy K.
    United States of America

    Extremely informative, excellent guide, she brought humour to the experience.

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More details about this tour

Here is a break down of all the activities in the tour:
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  • A professional tour guide to show you around the city and give interesting information about Budapest
  • A tour in just one language that you book 
  • Comfortable transfer in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • A comprehensive introduction to Budapest in a few hours
  • A convenient way to explore the city
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entrance tickets to attractions

You will be transported between the sights in an air-conditioned vehicle. Please note that hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included. You should meet us at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour starts.

Departure at 9:45: CITYRAMA Office, Budapest, Báthory utca 19, 1054.

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Tour available every day at 10 a.m.

Meeting point

CITYRAMA Office, Budapest, Báthory utca 19, 1054 at 9:45 a.m.

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