Deák Ferenc tér

Deák Ferenc tér: Our most recommended tours and activities

Budapest: City Center Walking Tour

1. Budapest: City Center Walking Tour

Discover the most iconic locations in Budapest on this walking tour of the inner city of Pest. Start your stroll in Marcius 15 Square and admire the Gothic Medieval cathedral of the Great Blessed Lady. Walk along the Duna Corso river promenade and enjoy the beautiful view over the Danube, its bridges, and the Castle of Buda on the opposite side. Pass by the spectacular dance palace Pesti Vigado, and see the historical Gerbeaud Cafe in Vorosmarty Square. Take a stroll through Elizabeth Park and see Budapest Eye, the largest Ferris wheel in Europe. After a short walk, you will arrive at one of the highlights of the tour: St Stephen’s Basilica, with its monumental dome and colonnade.  Continue through the traditional pedestrian streets of the city and see the cute statue of Mr. Safe who will definitely make you smile. Next, arrive at Liberty Square where you will learn about Budapest's traumatic past as a center of Nazi occupation and Communist oppression.  Finish your tour in Kossuth Square and admire the sights surrounding the majestic Hungarian Parliament building. Hear stories of dictatorship and the 1956 revolution. Afterwards, you can pay a visit to the poignant Shoes on the Danube Bank monument or enjoy a stroll along the banks of the river.

Budapest: Beer Bus Sightseeing Tour

2. Budapest: Beer Bus Sightseeing Tour

Get onboard the first fully electric and eco-friendly beer bus and discover Budapest in a truly unique way while enjoying Hungarian draft beer onboard. Choose from 2 daily departure times and see panoramic views of the river Danube, the Buda Castle, and Heroes Square. Ride back and forth along Andrassy Avenue admiring the palaces and check out the city center with the Hungarian Parliament. Start and end the tour at Heroes Square in Budapest. Party with your friends as you indulge in Hungarian draft beer. Soak up the good vibes, listen to funky music, and marvel at the night lights.

Budapest: Walking Tour in German

3. Budapest: Walking Tour in German

Set off on a walking tour in the oldest parts of Budapest. Explore Leopard Town (Leopoldstadt), the Chain Bridge, and the Buda Castle areas. Take in the most beautiful views the city has to offer. Discover sights such as St. Stephen's Basilica, Elizabeth Square, the Royal Palace, the President's Palace, the Castle Quarter, Matthias Church, and the Fisherman's Bastion. Learn about the turbulent 1,100 years of Hungarian history from the conquest of the country to the most recent democratic changes, as you sample the visual delights of this amazing city. Gain an insider's perspective along the way from a local guide who will answer any questions you might have. Get a perfect introduction to the Hungarian Capital.

Budapest's Highlights by Bike

4. Budapest's Highlights by Bike

Discover Budapest's most attractive sites by bike including Andrássy Avenue, Heroes' Square, Széchenyi Thermal bath, St.Stephen Basilica, Chain Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and much more. Visit breathtaking Unesco World Heritage Sites with local English-speaking guides on 15 different scenic stops. Learn about the city of Budapest and the people that call the Hungarian city home. By the end of the tour, you will have a thorough understanding of Hungarians and their lifestyle. Digest Budapest's exciting history through entertaining stories and savor the city's appetizing cuisine. Exploring Budapest by bike is a great way to orientate yourself in the city, whether it's the beginning of your stay or the end of it. End the tour with an unforgettable Hungarian goulash in a cozy restaurant.

Budapest: City Highlights Exploration Game

5. Budapest: City Highlights Exploration Game

The city game starts outside Kossuth Lajos tér metro station. Explore at your own pace: pause and resume anytime from any location. You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. Travel through Budapest and learn about the history of the city in a unique tour designed to create an adventure for you with history woven in along the way. Discover some of the city highlights, like the Queen Elizabeth statue, the Parliament Buildings, and St. Stephen Basilica. Along the way, the challenges that you solve will unfold to exact directions to your next highlighted location. Learn how Hungary’s Princess Sisi used her power to save the Hungarians, and see how other parts of European influences helped shape Budapest. Once you complete your tour in the app, you will find yourself at the famous Dohány Street Synagogue, where you can take in the atmosphere of the city or try one of the local pubs in the area for a drink with the locals.

Budapest: Inner City Private Walking Tour of Pest

6. Budapest: Inner City Private Walking Tour of Pest

We will start in front of the Hungarian Parliament Building. We will walk through Liberty square (Szabadság tér) to St. Stephen's Basilica - (visit ot the church upon request, entrance fee in 2022 1200 HUF/person). We will continue to explore the historical centre of Pest: Andrássy Avenue, the Opera House, Liszt Ferenc square, the magnificent building of the Hungarian Academy of Music, Király street, Erzsébet square, Vörösmarty square and the famous Váci street.

Budapest: Private City Tour by Vintage Royal Car

7. Budapest: Private City Tour by Vintage Royal Car

Get to know the sights, landmarks, bridges, and buildings of the Hungarian capital on a private tour. Feel the thrill of cruising the city's streets in a classic vintage vehicle and in the company of your own driver-guide. Hop in a beautiful vintage car for a tour of Budapest with a difference. Sit back and relax in a stylish vehicle as you glide through Budapest. Have peace of mind knowing that the classic car is also equipped with a state-of-the-art environmentally friendly engine. See the city's sights speed past with simple commentary from your drive-guide. Enjoy sitting in an interior made from high-end materials such as leather, metal, and chrome as you go. Marvel at iconic sights like Deák Ferenc square, the Elizabeth Bridge, and Buda Castle. View the Fisherman's Bastion, Margaret Bridge, and the Hungarian Parliament. 

Budapest: Guided Walking Tour with a Local

8. Budapest: Guided Walking Tour with a Local

The group meets Fővám Square Budapest opposite of the Grand Market Hall on the other side of the Small Ringroad. The first part is visit the interior of Grand Market Hall Budapest. After that we walk through the small secret streets of the old town of Pest. Our next destination is the National Museum and its park where we can discuss the Hungarian history. Later we pass by the Grand Synagogue in Dohány Street where we can learn more about Hungarian Jewish history. The next attraction to see is the St. Stephen Basilica to get aquianted with Hungarian Christianity and the building in general. From here we walk to Liberty Square, the most controversial area of Budapest to see the Soviet Memorial statue. The end of the tour is near to the Hungarian Parliament. From here the tour guide helps the group with useful ideas, recommendations and a bit of an orientation where to go and what to do.

Budapest: Private Walking Tour in the Pest Side

9. Budapest: Private Walking Tour in the Pest Side

Get a perfect insight into Budapest's history, development, and main attractions. Visit Heroe's Square, a UNESCO World Site, Millenium Monument, City Park, Andrassy street, Szechenyi Bath, St. Stephen Basilica, Budapest Eye, Dunacorso Promenade, and Downtown of Pest. Hear great stories of a great city from your guide and after visiting St. Stephen Basilica, head up to a terrace to admire the views and take great photos of the 360-degree panorama of Budapest.

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What people are saying about Deák Ferenc tér

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 265 reviews

It was very informative tour. We learned so many interesting facts about Budapest and its history. Our guide was very nice and well knowledge. With help of our guide we saw so many tiny details that we wouldn’t notice by ourselves or wouldn’t know what they mean. We went through main squares of Pest side and learned about building and streets. I would strongly recommend to take this tour!

This tour was fantastic! In this 2 hours, we had the chance to learn a lot about the differences between Buda and Pest, getting deep into the latest part of the city’s history. The guide was lovely and showed real passion while telling us all the stories about the city.

Our tour guide was fantastic. Knowledgeable, informative and clearly passionaite about the city. It really helped us with knowing where we were for our holiday too - thank you :)

Wonderfully knowledgeable and very kind. We have to leave a little early and she jumped on the subway to help us find our destination. Great tour guide!

She is good guide. So nice and know a lot about the city. It was a great experience. It’s totally worthy. I love it.