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Budapest Free Tour
9.50 / 10
Laura is a great guide! Great explanations. Makes the tour very fun, enjoyable and very clear
10 Javier Molina
  • Free
  • English English
  • 2 hours 30 minutes

Discover the pearl of the Danube River with this Budapest Free Tour. You'll explore the charms of the Hungarian capital including the Parliament, Erzsébet Square and much more. 

Budapest Free Tour

At the appointed time, we'll meet outside the Kossuth Lajos Tér metro station, next to the Budapest Parliament, to start the free tour around the capital of Hungary.

Before we begin, we'll admire the facade of the Parliament building, a majestic construction on the banks of the Danube River that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful buildings in Europe.

Following on, we'll walk to the Liberty Square, where we'll learn about communist Hungary and see the monument dedicated to the victims of the Second World War as well as another controversial sculpture which has divided Hungarians. 

The tour will continue to St. Stephen's Basilica, the largest church in Budapest. Its bell weighs 9 tonnes! You'll soon understand why this neoclassical temple took 54 years to build. As we walk through the centre of Budapest we'll reveal the city's history marked by the presence of Celts, Romans, Ottomans and Germans.

We'll make a brief stop at Erzsébet Square, built in honour of Elizabeth of Bavaria, the famous Sissi Empress. Then we'll go to Ferenc Deák Square where the Lutheran Church of Budapest is located.

The Budapest free tour will finish in front of the Great Synagogue after two and a half hours.

Groups

This free tour doesn't permit reservations for more than 6 people. If you're a bigger group, we recommend booking the Budapest private tour.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

More Information

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (8:00 am) if there are still places available.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

Free!

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Metro Kossuth Lajos Tér.