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  • Budapest: 24, 48 and 72-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

    1. Budapest: 24, 48 and 72-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

    Red Route:

    • Heroes' Square

    • Keleti railway station

    • Hotel Hungaria

    • New York cafe

    • Astoria

    • Vaci Street

    • Castle Garden

    • Castle/Funicular

    • Batthyany Square/river cruise

    • Margaret Island

    • Nyugati railway station

    • Parliament

    • Basilica

    • Chain Bridge

    • River Cruise/Dock 11

    • Great Market Hall

    • National Museum

    • Kiraly Street

    • Big Bus customer service center

    • Opera

    • Octogon/Liszt Ferenc Square

    • Heroes' Square

    There is also a Blue Route, from the Castle/Funicular to the Citadel and back. The Castle shuttle service is available from stop Castle/Funicular (located at Clark Adam Square) to the Castle district.

    This tour is the perfect introduction t...

    Great, goes a good route, plenty to see! Some confusion over a bus stop that appeared to have been moved, ended up missing 2 buses due to drivers using different stops but overall, worth the money and definitely easier than using public transport to see everything.

  • Budapest: Candlelit Dinner River Cruise with Live Music

    2. Budapest: Candlelit Dinner River Cruise with Live Music

    Spend a magical evening as you feast on a catered candle-lit dinner aboard one of the most elegant and modern cruises in Budapest. Listen to live music, enjoy a festive welcome drink, and admire the city’s sparkling historical sites along the Danube River. Once you board the boat, be led to your table to receive your complimentary welcome drink. Then, sit back and relax as you enjoy your delicious 3 or 4-course dinner while listening to live music performed by local Hungarian artists. As you dine, benefit from retractable windows that ensure the best possible photo opportunities of the iconic Hungarian Parliament, which shines like a topaz jewel at night. Continue along the waters and marvel at the nighttime views of the enchanting Buda Castle, the grand Statue of Liberty, and the impressive Citadella on top of Gellért Hill. Sail past other famous landmarks along the river like Marga...

    Danube cruise seems like a must in Budapest and doing it while eating a delicious dinner makes it a 10x better experience. Defenitely recommend it!

  • Budapest: 1.5-Hour Fun Segway Sightseeing

    3. Budapest: 1.5-Hour Fun Segway Sightseeing

    Your 1.5-hour Downtown Segway Tour starts with a training session. Your experienced tour guide will help you get used to the Segway and how to control it. Get the hang of it, and set off exploring Downtown, the historic district of the city. See attractions like the Hungarian Parliament, St. Stephen Basilica, Liberty Square, the Hungarian State Opera, the Shoes on the Danube Memorial, the 'Central Park' of Budapest's Downtown - Erzsébet square, and Chain Bridge. Glide along the waterfront, have fun, and enjoy your speedy Segway, pausing to take in stunning views of the Buda Castle and Fisherman's Bastion as well as the Chain Bridge. Tour is a private tour to keep the experience intimate as you glide past each historical site, hearing entertaining anecdotes and facts about the history of Budapest. Your guide will give you plenty of photo-ops, stopping frequently at the most instagramabl...

    Really fun and seen loads of the city that would of taken us ages to see if we had walked

  • Budapest: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

    4. Budapest: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

    Discover Budapest on your own terms with a 24, 48 or 72-hour pass for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus and see sights such as the Hungarian Parliament, Buda Castle, and Chain Bridge. Explore the Citadel, and see the Jewish Synagogue, Memorial and Museum on Dohány Street. Add on a 1-hour cruise of the Danube River to enjoy panoramic views of the imperial city by day and night, including the vast Gothic Revival façade of the Hungarian Parliament Building complex. Explore both Buda and Pest, hopping off at any of the 31 stops along 2 different routes. Your ticket includes a fantastic discount booklet, that provides great discounts at some of the city's most popular attractions, as well as a free walking tour and bike tour. 

    Red Route Stops:

    Stop 1. St Stephen's Basilica Stop 2. Chain Bridge (Pest) Stop 5. Kalvin Square Stop 8. Opera Stop 9. Liszt Fere...

    Bought a 2 day pass and found it great value for money. Walking tour very informative and the evening boat tour was magical, but get dressed according to the weather. We used the bus tour on 3 days as the ticket is for 24hours and as wedidnt buy it until lunch time we were able to use it again on our final day in Budapest. Great value and lovelly helpful staff

  • Budapest: E-Bike Guided Tour and Castle Hill

    5. Budapest: E-Bike Guided Tour and Castle Hill

    Explore the beautiful city of Budapest in the most relaxed way possible, by E-bike. Follow your local, enthusiastic guide to some of the most famous sights in the city and learn interesting facts about each location.  Ride your bike to the Chain Bridge and climb up to the stunning Castle Hill, where you can experience incredible views over the city. Descend back down to the Danube and journey alongside the famous river. Spend some time on Margaret Island, before you visit the Hungarian Parliament Building. Travel to Freedom Square and admire St. Stephen's Basilica. Venture down Andrassy Avenue and view the Hungarian State Opera House and the House of Terror on the way. End your tour at Hősök tere, one of the major squares in Budapest, and spend some time in City Park before you return to the office. 

    This was a fantastic way to see Budapest highlights and get a general overview for the city. Our guide, Andy, was very knowledgeable about the history of the city/ country, a lot of incidental information. The ride was easy, we had e bikes and they were comfortable and easy to ride, not much effort at all. The tour was one of the best we have been on. Would definitely recommend this company/ tour. Thanks Andy, great afternoon!!

  • Budapest: Comfortable 3.5-Hour Guided E-Bike Tour

    6. Budapest: Comfortable 3.5-Hour Guided E-Bike Tour

    Explore Budapest, the so-called "Paris of the East," on a comfortable on a brand new e-bike from the leading German manufacturer, Kalkhoff. First up, take in the full-length of the Andrássy Avenue passing the Hungarian State Opera House, the House of Terror, and arrive at Heroes' Square. You can be sure your guide will have all the stories along the way. From Heroes' Square, continue into City Park where you’ll be surprised by a fake castle and the Széchenyi Thermal Bath, the largest and most popular in the city. The trip continues with highlights like the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music and the Jewish Quarter before diving into the downtown area.  See and learn about St. Stephen's Basilica, largest church in Budapest. In the heart of the financial district lies Liberty Square with a bloody history and a disputed Holocaust memorial. From here it is not far to the Hungarian Parliament Bui...

    Excellent activity, our guide spoke English very well, a very nice person and well informed about the history of the city.

  • Budapest: Guided Bike Tour

    7. Budapest: Guided Bike Tour

    There is no easier way to explore Budapest than this guided English bicycle tour. Ride down to Duna Corso, the Chain Bridge and climb the Castle District to enjoy the view and travel back in time. Descend to the Danube to ride along the river and chill out on the Margaret Island before visiting the House of Parliament, Freedom Square and St. Stephen’s Basilica. After a trip on Andrássy avenue, seeing the Opera house and the House of Terror on the way, the tour reaches the Heroes square and City Park before returning back to the office.

    Biking was a pleasant way to experience otherwise quite distant sights of the city. The guide ET was friendly and well informed, the ride safe and refreshing.

  • 3-Hour Orientation Walking Tour of Buda and Pest

    8. 3-Hour Orientation Walking Tour of Buda and Pest

    Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour of the twin cities of Buda and Pest, taking in all the most beautiful views and sights the city has to offer. On the way you'll get an insider's perspective from a local guide who will answer any questions you might have. Discover the local culture of Budapest, and sample the historic delights of the amazing city. The walking tour covers sights such as Saint Stephen's Basilica, Elizabeth Square, Matthias Church, and Buda Castle, as well as the Royal Palace. While the tour is mainly on foot, you will also use the public transport to cross the Danube from Pest to the Buda side. Your guide will give you a highly personalized visit. Learn about the city’s long and often turbulent history, as well as its contemporary culture. Perfect for all types of traveler, including older and younger tourists, this is a fantastic way to experience this vibrant city.

    I had a lovely time walking around the streets. My guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic, she explained so well and kept it entertaining with little curiosities. Gives you a good insight of the city and the lifestyle too. Definitely worth it.

  • Budapest: Hop-on Hop-off Ticket with Boat & Walking Tour

    9. Budapest: Hop-on Hop-off Ticket with Boat & Walking Tour

    This sightseeing program is a combination of 3 experiences: the Red and Green hop-on hop-off bus lines, a boat cruise, and a guided walking tour. The ticket is valid for 48 or 72 hours. There are 19 stops on the Red Bus Line route. You’ll have views of the Danube River and the Opera, and at the Oktogon stop you’ll find an abundance of restaurants and cafés. See Heroes' Square with its historical statues and famous museums. Nearby are the Budapest Zoo, the Széchenyi Thermal Bath, the Gundel restaurant, the Vajdahunyad Castle, and many more attractions. The bus stops at the New York Café, Astoria, Chain Bridge (funicular), and then heads up Castle Hill, stopping within walking distance of the Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, Buda Castle, and other historical sites. You can get off the bus at the Citadel, the highest point in Budapest, and at the Central Market Hall....

    It was really informative and interesting! I was also sick forbsomentime and too unwell to walk a lot so it was perfect to ride the bus and see the sights and hear the history! Thank you!

  • Budapest 75-Minute Scenic Pizza & Unlimited Beer Cruise

    10. Budapest 75-Minute Scenic Pizza & Unlimited Beer Cruise

    This pizza cruise takes you on a 75-minute scenic trip along the Danube River while you enjoy your favorite pizza and unlimited beer and soft drinks. The tour begins under the Elizabeth bridge on the Pest side of the city. Glide as far as the Margaret Bridge, where the boat turns and takes you as far as the last bridge in Budapest. From here you’ll have views of the National Theater and the Palace of Arts before the boat turns once again and heads back to the starting point. Choose from the following pizza options: Ham and Corn Pizza (tomato sauce, ham, mushroom, sweet corn, and cheese) Hawaiian Pizza (tomato sauce, pineapple, ham, and cheese) Hungarian Pizza (tomato sauce, spicy sausage slices, red onion, sausage, and cheese) Margarita Pizza (tomato sauce and cheese) Salami Pizza (tomato sauce, salami, and cheese) Enjoy Unlimited drinks during the cruise Coca Cola, Cola Light, Fan...

    Was a good trip to see the site and enjoy company with friends. Pizza could of been warmer but apart from that it was nice

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What people are saying about Chain Bridge

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 608 reviews

Perfect romantic setting with great food and good music❤ Highly recommended. Only minus was that you do not get a non-alcoholic wine / beer on the boat.

Danube cruise seems like a must in Budapest and doing it while eating a delicious dinner makes it a 10x better experience. Defenitely recommend it!

Very friendly staff. The 4-course menu was high quality and very tasty. Price-equivalent ratio excellent. I can absolutely recommend this dinner.

Wonderful tour and optimal explanation of the sights. Highly recommended!

Our guide was very passionate about the history of Budapest.