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Choose your departure time, and meet your private guide in central Budapest to start your walking tour. If there’s something you want to see more of, let your guide know: your tour is private so your itinerary can be tailored around you.

Make your way to St. Stephen’s Basilica, the 19th-century church named after Hungary’s first king, Stephen I. Head inside to admire the ornate interior and some of its treasures. Ride on Budapest’s metro, and view Pest highlights including the State Opera House and Parliament building, together with lesser-known gems that most visitors miss.

Stroll around Heroes Square as you learn the significance of its monuments, and hear about Budapest’s passion for hot springs outside the grandiose Széchenyi bathhouse.

Head to Budapest’s Castle District, tracing the cobblestone streets past baroque houses and Gothic archways. Listen as your guide explains how Buda’s first residents settled here in the 13th century, and admire Mathias Church, the 14th-century church where many Hungarian monarchs were crowned.

Plus, pass through the Central Market Hall, the vast food marketplace brim with stands selling cured meats, cheeses, paprika, and other Hungarian favorites.

After four hours of exploring, your tour concludes when your guide departs.
Locations visited
Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz)
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
Heroes' Square
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See the highlights and hidden gems of Budapest on a 4-hour private walking tour with a local guide. Experience the best of Pest including landmarks such as St. Stephen’s Basilica and the Parliament building, and explore the cobbled Castle District, seeing its Matthias Church and baroque architecture. Plus, discover lesser-known districts and sights like the Central Market Hall as your guide shares insider tips and insight. Flexible itinerary and choice of departure time included.
  • Private 4-hour Budapest highlights and hidden gems walking tour
  • See top Budapest attractions including St. Stephen’s Basilica and Heroes Square
  • View Parliament house on the River Danube and the Széchenyi baths
  • Explore the cobbled Castle District, with its baroque houses and Matthias Church
  • See the Central Market Hall and other lesser-known sites
  • Learn about Budapest’s history and culture from a local
  • Flexible itinerary with personalized attention of a private guide
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Informative tour with Gabor

As this was our first day in Budapest, Gabor's tour was perfect - a bit of everything! We covered a lot of territory and some things we would never have found by ourselves. Gabor was extremely knowledgeable about history and he gave comprehensive answers to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Great tour

We had a great tour with Nick who was easy to get along with and hugely knowledgable. The pace was just right - a benefit of it being a private booking for just the two of us. We would definitely recommend doing this tour at...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing tour of Budapest with Nelli

Nellie was fabulous! A hidden gem herself. This was our first With Locals tour and we are hooked for life. My husband and I hate large tour groups but love the information and advice you can get from a local...so this was the perfect solution...More

Thank Kylee M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gabor was a fantastic tour guide

Loved our tour with Gabor ... he was knowledgeable and super interesting. He was easy to be around and gave us great insight into a beautiful city. We would definitely recommend Gabor!!

Thank lockgwen
Reviewed 11 July 2018
Budapest with Claudia

Touring Budapest with Claudia was very enjoyable. She was friendly, fun, and knowledgeable. We highly recommend Withlocals and Claudia.

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You would have to clarify these questions directly with your guide. Sometimes they purchase entry tickets in advance as a convenience so you can avoid lines and make the most of your time together. Then you are expected to... More
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