Travel options in Budapest

Are you planning to travel to Budapest? It’s a very lively city in the heart of Europe that has plenty of things to do, and even more to discover. But where to start? How to capture the real features of Budapest?

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Travel in Budapest

There are so many famous and beautiful spots to visit when you travel to Budapest. Just think about the beautiful building of the Hungarian Parliament or the Buda Castle along the Danube River. Hungary is a Christian country so there are many churches to visit, not to mention the grandiose Saint Stephen Basilica in the center. Besides all the sights, there are interesting and reputable museums in the city, such as the Museum of Fine Arts of The National Gallery.

Top cool tours in Budapest

Budapest Art Nouveau Tour

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€11.25 p.p.

Best of Budapest: Highlights & Hidden Gems

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Budapest’s 90 mins Kickstart Tour

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€8.00 p.p.

When you’re walking on the Grand Boulevard, you will feel the special atmosphere of the city. But what is it? This atmosphere carries the modern times of development and the memories of the past as well. What is this strange mix?
When you travel to Budapest, you will hear about the past of the country. After the Second World War, the Soviet Union totally occupied the whole country. Hungary only gained freedom 26 years ago, in 1989.
The country was in a shock for years after the change of the regime. Slowly, but steadily, the real change has started, with all the renovations and changes in people’s mindset. Despite the fact that Budapest has developed so much since then, you’ll still find some features of the old regime – and that is something very interesting to think about when you travel to Budapest.
What are these soviet features? First of all, in the rural areas, you will find the infamous block of flats that were built based on soviet plans. They are meant to provide housing for the rapidly growing society of Budapest. These buildings are not bad or useless – they are just disturbingly colorless. Check out a so-called ‘lakótelep’, the old residential areas as an alternative city tour, when you travel to Budapest.

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Robert Claudia
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Budapest Art Nouveau Tour

This was such a fun and interesting tour. Claudia is a great guide, welcoming, knowledgeable and good fun.

This guide is not just great for those with a specific interest in art nouveau, it also gives you an excellent overview of this beautiful city, and takes you off the beaten track to see some real gems.

A really lovely way to spend the morning!

Thank you Claudia!

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RAMESH Claudia
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Budapest Art Nouveau Tour

Since she met right on time, immediate positive chemistry started playing amazing role.. She was genuine, knowledgeable, caring, humane person.. I wish all guides are like her.. Thanks so much for everything Claudia!

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Katalin Eva
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Must-see Spots & Hidden Corners City Tour

Contact with Eva and coordinating was very easy and professional. The tour was interesting, Eva has a lot of knowledge and we could see her passion for her home town. Her warm and friendly attitude gave us the feeling to stroll around with an old friend! Highly recommended!

What else tell you stories about the past of the country? A very interesting scene, the Ecseri Market. Take your local guide with you and listen to their stories about their childhood memories. They will be drawn back by some objects, toys, or kitchen equipment displayed on the market. It will surely be an astonishing experience. The past of Hungary is included in the modern culture – without the past, everything would be so much different. Therefore, be open when you travel to Budapest, so you can hear all these stories about the past.