Budapest City Walking Tour (3 hours)
Greet your guide and small group at the Hungarian State Opera House and commence your tour with a metro ride to City Park (Varosliget), a verdant expanse considered the green lung of Budapest. While listening to informative commentary, you’ll marvel at the UNESCO-listed Heroes’ Square (Hosok tere), replete with ornate statues of Hungarian leaders, and take a relaxed wander through City Park (Varosliget).
Admire the exterior of Szechenyi Baths, Europe’s biggest thermal spa, before gazing at the neo-classical façade of St Stephen’s Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), one of Budapest’s tallest buildings.
In a traditional café, you’ll revitalize with a hot drink and two delectable pastries before continuing along the city’s cobblestone streets to Vaci Street (Vaci utca), famed for its artisan shops.
Then, wander along the magical Danube Promenade to capture photographs of the iconic Chain Bridge (Széchenyi Lanchid). Conclude your tour in the district of the divine Buda Royal Palace (Kiralyi Palace) and enjoy panoramic vistas of Fisherman’s Bastion before bidding your guide farewell.
Budapest Jewish Heritage Walking Tour (4 hours)
On the day before or after your walking tour, you’ll greet your guide at a central Budapest spot and head straight inside Dohány Street Synagogue — Europe’s largest synagogue — to browse historical exhibits inside the Jewish Museum.
As you receive an interesting instrouction to Budapest's Jewish heritage, you'll stroll around the Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park before delving into the winding streets of the Jewish Quarter, home to historical landmarks such as Heroes’ Temple.
Gaze at the bustling bars and kosher restaurants that populate Gozsdu Courtyard, an ancient passageway, and then enrich your knowledge of World War One heroes during a visit to Carl Lutz Memorial Park.
Absorb the sacred atmosphere of two more synagogues — Rumbach Street Synagogue and Kazinczy Street Synagogue — before pausing for some sweet treats at the Frohlich Bakery and Café.
After four hours of exploration, you’ll bid your guide farewell and receive a 10% discount voucher for popular kosher restaurant, Carmel.
Please note: The two tours can be taken in any order however must be done over two consecutive days.