Explore the awe-inspiring architecture of the historic Pest district, the legacy of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and get an insight into Hungarian history!
Welcome to our Best of Pest Private Tour, an extraordinary journey through the captivating landmarks of the historic Pest district, renowned for its remarkable 19th-century architecture a legacy of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, offering a unique insight into Hungarian history. Marvel at the imposing monuments that dot the cityscape, and delve into the rich history of Hungary as you embark on this immersive tour.
Begin your adventure in Pest’s historic Jewish Quarter, where you will have the opportunity to view the Dohany Street Synagogue, the largest synagogue in Europe. Discover the rich cultural heritage and the vibrant Jewish community that has shaped Budapest’s history.
Next, take a drive through the World Heritage Andrassy Avenue a grand boulevard lined with 19th-century palaces, often compared with Paris Champs Elysees. Admire the stunning Opera House, a magnificent example of neo-Renaissance architecture, as you soak in the grandeur of this iconic boulevard.
Heroes’ Square awaits you, the largest and most imposing square in Budapest. Dominated by the Millennium Monument, a national pantheon of great Hungarian kings, this iconic landmark offers a glimpse into Hungary’s 1000-year history in a nutshell. Learn about the country’s rich heritage as you take in the grandeur of this monumental square.
A tour through the City Park follows, where you will discover a treasure trove of attractions, including the Zoo, the Great Circus, Széchenyi Thermal Bath, and Vajdahunyad Castle. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this picturesque park and uncover its hidden gems.
No visit to Budapest is complete without exploring St. Stephen’s Basilica, the largest church in the city. Enjoy a guided tour inside and be mesmerized by its stunning artwork (subject to opening times, admission fee not included). Marvel at the breathtaking view of Budapest from the lookout below the dome, a truly unforgettable experience.
The majestic Hungarian Parliament Building, one of the world’s gothic-revival masterpieces, will be your next stop. Admire its grandeur and learn about its rich history as you take in its awe-inspiring architecture.
As you continue your journey, visit the Shoes on the Danube Bank Memorial and the memorials on Kossuth and Liberty Square, which offer poignant reminders of Hungarian freedom fights and the turbulent 20th-century history overshadowed by two world wars, the Holocaust, and the communist dictatorship. Gain insights into Hungary’s complex past as you pay homage to these important landmarks.
Finally, marvel at the stunning landmarks of the Pest Danube Riverfront, including the iconic Chain Bridge, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Four Seasons Hotel. Admire the breathtaking view of Buda Castle perched on the other side of the Danube, a sight that will leave you awe-inspired.
Join us on our Best of Pest Private Tour and embark on an unforgettable journey through Budapest’s rich history and architectural wonders. Discover the legacy of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, learn about Hungary’s past, and marvel at the grandeur of this remarkable city. Don’t miss this opportunity to create cherished memories of your visit to Budapest. Book your tour now!
- Get a glimpse of Pest’s historic Jewish Quarter and view the Dohany Street Synagogue the largest synagogue in Europe
- Drive through the World Heritage Andrassy Avenue and marvel at the Opera House
- Visit Heroes’ Square and learn about Hungarian history in a nutshell
- Take a tour through City Park
- Enjoy a guided tour inside St. Stephens Basilica the largest church in Budapest
- Marvel at the majestic Hungarian Parliament Building
- Visit the Shoes on the Danube Bank Memorial and the memorials on Kossuth and Liberty Square and learn about Hungarian freedom fights and the turbulent 20th-century history of Hungary
- Marvel at the iconic Chain Bridge and the landmarks of the Pest Danube Riverfront.
St Stephen’s Basilica general opening times & admission ticket prices
General opening times: MON: 09.00-16.30 TUE-SAT: 09.00-17.45 SUN: 13.00-17.45
Admission ticket prices
Admission to the inner area of the Church: 2000 HUF /5 EUR
Panorama lookout & Treasury 3200 HUF/8 EUR
Combo ticket (Church interior, Panorama lookout & Treasury) 4500 HUF /12 EUR
Opening times can change due to public holidays religious events and weddings which affect the published tour schedule.
Duration: 4 hours
Driving distance: 15 km
Guide: English-speaking guide
Tour Type: Private tour
Morning Tour 1 APR-29 OCT MON-SAT 10 AM
Afternoon Tour 1 APR-29 OCT MON-SUN 2.30 PM
Check-in: 15 minutes before the published departure time
Budapest Scooter Tour 1053 Budapest Vámház körüt 10 (the office is located inside the house courtyard ) Hotline: +3630984510
Best of Pest Private TourPrices per person in EUR
1 person 125 EUR
2 persons 75 EUR
3 persons 60 EUR
4-5 persons 50 EUR
6-7 persons 45 EUR
8-10 persons 40 EUR
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