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Stretch your legs and see the sights on this 3-hour Budapest walking tour. Your local guide will lead to the jewels of the city, including UNESCO World Heritage sites like Heroes’ Square, where iconic statues of the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars sit, as well as the beautiful Buda Castle. You’ll take a break with two delicious Hungarian pastries and a hot drink. This walking tour is limited to 15 people, keeping the experience intimate as you discover all that this incredible city has to offer. 


  • 3-hour small-group walking tour of Budapest
  • See Budapest main sites such as as Heroes' Square, Vajdahunyad Castle, Danube Promenade and Buda Castle District
  • Enjoy two delicious Hungarian pastries with some tea, coffee or mineral water
  • Maximum of 15 participants ensures a more personalized experience
  • Escorted by a private English-speaking guide

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What You Can Expect

Budapest City Walking Tour

Budapest city walking tour

Stroll across the streets of Budapest with a local guide on this 3-hour tour. Beginning at the Hungarian State Opera House, you’ll hop on the metro for a quick ride out to City Park, beloved by locals and visitors alike, and Heroes’ Square. There you’ll see the impressive statues of Hungary’s most important national leaders. After taking a walk through the park, you’ll come to the Vajdahunyad Castle, constructed in 1896 as part of the Millennial Exhibition, which celebrated 1,000 years since the Hungarian Conquest of the Carpathian Basin.

Your next stop will be the popular Szechenyi Spa, Europe’s largest thermal bath, before taking the metro back into the city center.

From there, you’ll encounter the neo-classical structure of St. Stephen’s Basilica, one of the two tallest buildings in Budapest. Afterward, take a load off your feet in a Hungarian cafe where you can relax with a hot drink and two delicious pastries included in the price of your ticket.

After your snack, you’ll continue along the cobblestone streets towards Ferenciek Square and Vaci Street, a strip well-known for its shops and trinkets. You’ll then walk along the Danube Promenade, taking in the panorama of Gellert Hill and the Citadel, while snapping a photo of the Chain Bridge. You’ll conclude your tour in the Buda Castle District, where you can take the last of your photos from the stunning lookout at Fisherman's Bastion.

Customer Reviews

Anna R United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Really informative trip, it is taking around 3 hours but that include public transport. the guide is really knowledgeable and he will explain a lot about Budapest and beginnings of that City. Really good to go for it.

Simone S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Our guide, George, was so informative and helpful. He gave us a real insight in Hungary's history both past and present. Would definitely recommend Viator's city walking tours.

Rita K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Everyone should have Andi as a guide. She was fantastic. She made the city come alive for us. Great humor. We all love Budapest. Thank you Andi for spending time with the 5 of us. Rita, John, Kate and Kristin Kamp and Ray Whitesell.

lynda b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Our guide for this tour was Andi, she was very knowledgeable and passionate . We learnt so much about not only the history and culture of Budapest but also about famous Hungarians.

Highly recommend this tour

Rachel B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

amazing tour! we learned so much about the history and culture of budapest, and our tour guide was very knowledgable and answered all of our questions!!!

isabel w

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

The very best thank Tamas!

Ellen H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

As always Viator and their guides are top - learned a lot and had fun doing it! Our guide, George was sensational!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Excellent tour . Really knowledgable guide

Philippa B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Very good indeed. Fantastic guide and great food. Very good value would recommend.

Amy P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Was a fantastic tour. Laszlo was really great and knows his history. Would highly recommend

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