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Budapest: Scenic Tuk Tuk Tour

1. Budapest: Scenic Tuk Tuk Tour

Start out in the heart of Budapest and head to the top of Gellért Hill on a 2-hour tuk tuk tour. See the Citadel, the Philosopher's Garden, the Castle Garden Bazaar, the Chain Bridge, the Gresham Palace and lots more. Sit back and enjoy the commentary by your driver/guide as you take in the best of Budapest. If you've already chosen the places you’d like to visit, or want some suggestions, the tuk tuk driver will be happy to accommodate and show you the beauty of Budapest. The tuk tuk is equipped with a tablet for access to PocketGuide, the audio tour app, free of charge. And of course, you can also download it to your phone.

Budapest City Discovery Tour

2. Budapest City Discovery Tour

Discover all the most important sights of Hungary's capital on this comprehensive tour. The best way to discover the city is by bus, and you will be amazed at how much you learn in just 3 hours. Along the beautiful banks of the Danube, Budapest is home to many architectural treasures. Visit the famous Opera House, known as one of the most beautiful in the world, Heroes Square, the St. Stephen's Basilica, and more. Take a walk through the Castle District and marvel at the most romantic pedestrian sector of Budapest. Here you will visit sites such as Buda Castle, St. George Square, and the historical residential section. Next, move on to Matthias Church, the 2nd-largest church of medieval Buda, constructed in a florid late Gothic style. At Fisherman's Bastion, view a magnificent panorama of the city from above, including Margaret Island and Gellért Hill. The 7 towers represent the 7 Hungarian tribes that settled in the Carpathians in 896.

Budapest: Half-Day Private Car Tour

3. Budapest: Half-Day Private Car Tour

You can see the most important sights of Budapest during this 4-hour long tour. This program is recommended for those who have only a short time, want to explore the city later alone, but need an orientation. During such a city tour you can decide what you want to see more thoroughly and where you want to go back to. Sightseeing by car is more comfortable and less tiring and allows more time to spend in all places. The suggested highlights include Heroes' Square, Széchenyi Spa, Vajdahunyad Castle, Andrássy Avenue, State Opera House, St. Stephen's Basilica, Liberty Square, Houses of Parliament, Chain Bridge, National Museum, Synagogue, old historical town with tight streets of the Castle District, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, and the spectacular view from the Gellért Hill (Citadel).

Budapest: 3-Hour Walking Tour of Pest with a Historian

4. Budapest: 3-Hour Walking Tour of Pest with a Historian

On this amazing 3-hour walking tour, discover the essence of Pest, the Eastern and younger side of Budapest. Learn about the history of Pest, about the different mentality of Pest and Buda residents, and receive an account of how is it to live there today. Your guide is not afraid to answer any question and enter any topic about Budapest and Hungary. Explore the inner city of Budapest and visit various places including the Danube Promenade, the Art Nouveau splendor of Gresham Palace, the historic Academy of Sciences, the cobblestones of Zrínyi street, Saint Stephen's Basilica, Andrássy Street, Hungarian State Opera, and the Millenium Underground. Discover 1000 years of Hungarian history at Hero's Square. Visit St. Stephen's Basilica, Budapest's largest church inside (entrance ticket included).

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What people are saying about Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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4.7 / 5

based on 91 reviews

Exploring Budapest by tuktuk is a great alternative to standard sightseeing tours!! Top organization and processing. Very nice communication via get-your-guide. No question remained unanswered. Above all, the contact with the provider in Budapest was excellent! Thanks a lot for this!!

It was incredibly beautiful. Elisabeth & Franz were the best companions and showed us the most beautiful corners of Budapest. Our family was all alone in a minibus. We really enjoyed this excursion. Very dear thanks

The tour was really great. We saw a lot. The two guides were great and explained everything in an exciting way. We can only recommend it and would be happy to do it again at any time.

Great experience with Stephen. He was very knowledgeable about Hungarian history. I recommend his services. You won't regret it. We had a great time in Budapest.

Very friendly and interesting guide. A very good moment.