Looking for the best way to get to know the the highlights of this beautiful city?
See the highlights of Budapest, cool down with our riverside tour or enjoy Budapest by night. We love Budapest and like to share our love with you by showing you our favorite places and share the best tips to make your stay perfect!
About the Budapest Highlights Tour
The fastest fun first introduction to Budapest is our 2-hour highlight bike-tour of the center. Get a good overview of what is where, see the most impressive and beautiful buildings and places and get some great insiders tips about where to eat, drink and go the rest of your stay.
The tour starts at our shop behind the Fovam Ter, in Veres Palne U. 44. It is easy to reach by Tram 2 or green metro M4 (station Fovam Ter) or blue metro M3 (station Kalvin Ter).
- Starting time: Every day of the week at 10.00 am
- Duration: 2 hours – 2,5 hours
- Price: 19 Euro pp
- Info: Minimum number of guests is 2
A small square in a quiet corner of a busy part of the city crowded with students. In the evening you will find the same student with bottles of wine instead of books.
A plot of green in between the Danube, Andrassy and busy Kiraly street. From here you we’ll head for Budapest’s most beautiful avenue which is even protected as Unesco World Heritage.
Although it was very nice of Empire Franz Josef of Austria-Hungary to sponsor the construction of the opera in Budapest, it had it downside; he didn’t want it to be bigger than the one in Vienna. So although smaller, it is still a very beautiful building, both on the inside as the outside.
Try everything that Hungarian food and drinks have to offer straight from your local farmer. Without the tourists and tourist prices from the Central Market Hall.
The largest working time wheel in the world. Find out why this symbolic monument is disliked by many local Hungarians.
What is a Transylvanian castle doing in the center of Budapest? This mix-of-styles building was never planned to still be there, luckily for us it stayed. And if you look carefully you might see Count Dracula somewhere too…
Take a look at Budapests’ biggest bathhouse. The famous spa culture is perfect to relax, bath and swim during the entire year in the many different areas, from 80 degrees saunas to ice-cold baths.
This impressive square with its many great statues was built in 1896 to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of the Hungarian Conquest. Surrounded by the Hungarian heroes and leaders of the battle in 896 is Archangel Gabriel on a 36 meter high column overlooking Budapest. Oh, and don’t forget to look left and right when you’re there to see the Museum of Fine Arts and the Hall of Arts!
St. Stephen’s Basilica
Possibly the most beautiful basilica in Eastern Europe and for sure one of the most impressive buildings in Budapest. Construction started in 1851 but was only completed in 1905, due to the collapse of the main dome during the construction. The dome collapsed again during the Second World War but rest assure: it is safe to visit now!
What do Ronald Reagan, a Soviet monument and the American Embassy have in common? They all are on the same square!
Although Hungary is not the biggest nation in the world it has one of the biggest (and most beautiful?) Parliament-buildings you can find on this planet.
Central Market Hall
Breakfast, lunch, dinner or just hungry? Check out the biggest market hall in the city and fill your stomach and less your thirst!