Budapest: 3-Hour Golden Age Walking Tour

Budapest: 3-Hour Golden Age Architecture Walking Tour

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3 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy an informative 3-hour walking tour through Budapest
  • Discover the history of this center of art and learning
  • See masterpieces of Art Nouveau architecture and learn about the new urban districts
  • Visit the Opera House, the Academy of Music, and the Paris Department Store
Discover the history of Budapest’s golden age on this 3-hour walking tour through the city. Learn how the city flourished during the 19th and 20th centuries as you visit the sights, walk along the famous streets, and admire the magnificent architecture.
What to Expect
This 3-hour guided walking tour in Budapest that takes you to experience the history of this epic city's golden age. Your expert guide will inform you about the changes that took place during the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, and take you to discover the political, cultural, and aesthetic forces that came together in Budapest, drawing intellectuals from throughout Europe.

Find out what caused this Hungarian capital to flourish as a cultural center for art and learning. Walk down some of Budapest's most majestic avenues and divine buildings and find out how Budapest influenced other great city centers throughout Europe, including Paris, Vienna, and London.

Your tour includes a focus on Budapest's variety of architecture, including neo-Renaissance and Art Nouveau buildings. Walk along Andrassy Street, Budapest's elegant tree-lined boulevard, and learn about the unification of Buda and Pest in 1873. Here, you will also find out about the significance of Budapest in other geopolitical events in history.

Learn more about the area's rich history through visits to the Opera House, the Academy of Music, and the Paris Department Store. Also look at how the changes to social conditions led to the rise of the middle class and stimulated the development of new ideas throughout the city. Further learn about the subway, developed in the 1890's, about how new areas of the city were developed as a response to a new interest in entertainment and culture.
What's Included
  • 3-hour guided walking tour
  • Expert guide
What's Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuity (optional)
Meeting Point

You will meet your guide by the clock in front of Thomas Cook located in Vörösmarty tér. The closest metro stop is Vörösmarty tér (M1 - yellow line).

Know Before You Go
Children under 12 are not allowed on the shared group tour. Children are encouraged to participate on private tours.

Tours can be cancelled up to 48 hours prior to the walk with an 85% refund. Within 48 hours all reservations are final and cannot be refunded.

Walks are held rain or shine with some variations to accommodate the weather. If you are running late for your meeting with the guide, we ask that you call to alert us so that we can relay the message to the guide. No shows are treated as last-minute cancellations and are non-refundable. Cancellations within 2 business days need to be made directly with our local offices by calling them directly (or on the emergency number provided). Cancellations made via email or by calling our U.S. 800 number may not be honored.

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