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  • Location:Budapest, Hungary
  • Duration:4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Budapest Sightseeing Tour with Parliament House Visit

Explore the largest building in Hungary on this half-day sightseeing tour of Budapest with entry to the Parliament House. This excursion includes the price of admission, a guided city tour and pickup from your hotel. Over the course of the trip you’ll see the famous lookout towers of Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church, Heroes’ Square and more. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse of the Holy Crown of Hungary while you’re inside Parliament. 


  • 4.5-hour combined tour of Parliament House and sightseeing tour
  • 1.5-hour tour of Budapest's Parliament House
  • Impressive staircase, Session Room and Great Vaulted Hall
  • Three-hour tour of Budapest's highlights
  • Perfect introduction to Budapest's sights
  • English- and German-speaking guide
  • Pick-up from central Budapest hotels

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What You Can Expect

Budapest Sightseeing Tour with Parliament House Visit

Budapest Sightseeing Tour

The Hungarian Parliament Building, built between 1885 and 1902, currently boasts 691 rooms and staircases stretching for more than 12 miles (20 kilometers). Its regal exterior has become an iconic site in the city’s panorama and the interior hosts the Holy Crown of Hungary.

After being picked up from your hotel, you'll begin the tour inside the neo-Gothic architecture of the Parliament building. Your guide will lead you through the Session Room, the central staircase and the Great Vaulted Hall. You’ll have the opportunity to ask your guide questions as you travel from room to room and learn more about the country’s rich history.

After your tour of Parliament, you’ll take a load off your feet and hop back into the car, crossing over the Danube via Margaret Bridge. Your guide will drive to the Buda side of the city, where the Royal Castle sits. Here you’ll have the opportunity to admire the views from Fishermen's Bastion and see the interior of Matthias Church.

After stopping for pictures at the Citadel, you'll cross back over to Pest on the Elisabeth Bridge and drive to Heroes' Square, situated next to Budapest’s beloved City Park. Before the tour concludes at the Hotel Intercontinental, you’ll make your last stops by the Hungarian Opera House and the impressive St. Stephen's Basilica.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Picked up at hotel which was great. On time. Two guides. One took us to Parliament House where we had an English tour. Another guide took us on the city tour. Most of us left the tour near the end at St. Matthews to do some shopping. Good tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great tour. The Parliament House was so beautiful! It was definitely my favor building in Budapest. The other sites were great too. However, it was a cloudy day and we weren't able to get the best pics.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015


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5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The easiest way to see the parliament. The tour lets you to bypass the big line and get in first.
The city tour introduces you to all major sites .

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

We were picked up promptly from our hotel and taken to a central meeting area where our guide Ingrid showed us to our bus with another couple. After a short drive around the city with lots of information we headed to the parliament building for our tour there. This lasted for around 40 minutes with an English speaking guide who was very informative. Once over Ingrid waited outside for us to escort us to another bus to meet with another guide and more couples.

The next part of our tour lasted a couple of hours with lots of information given and included visiting various parts of the city including Heroes Square, Geller Hill and Castle Hill, great area for pictures.

Would definitely recommend booking a tour like this, you could go on one of the hop-on hop-off bus tours but wouldve get as much in-depth information.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

Perfect. Very impressive and complete tour. I did enjoy it to the max

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Informative tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Great way to see a city.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This day trip is a must for anyone visiting Budapest. It is an incredible experience that I would recommend for the early stages of your trip. Its so insightful you can go ahead and make a short list of the places you want to go back to in your own time. I do however have to complaints about the trip: 1) The woman talking to us didn't seem very happy to be with us that day, but the gentleman that came along for the second half of the trip was completely different. And 2) The bus wasn't really up for sightseeing per se, more like a pick-up coach, since taking pictures required some effort in the none panoramic views.

Other than that, the city of Budapest is so magical these two minor (very minor) setbacks weren't much of a problem. Definitely would recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Was good tour. Nice intro to viator, thought other tours would be as good. Was wrong.

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