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Elizabeth Bridge, Budapest

Elizabeth Bridge, Budapest

Elizabeth Bridge, Budapest: Our most recommended tours and activities

Budapest: Nighttime or Daytime Sightseeing Cruise

1. Budapest: Nighttime or Daytime Sightseeing Cruise

Get a different perspective on Budapest's landmarks with a sightseeing cruise at night or during the day. Cruise under the city's beautiful bridges, see the riverside promenade, and check out other Budapest sights. During the cruise, pass under some of Budapest's most well-known bridges: the Chain Bridge with its guardian lions, the Elizabeth Bridge, and the Liberty Bridge, famous for connecting the Central Market Hall with the Gellert Spa. Cruise by the Danube Promenade and take in Vigadó Square. See the statue of Saint Gellért atop Gellert Hill, as well as the Royal Palace and the Parliament. Purchase a cold beer in the summer months or a warm tea in the winter months.

Budapest: Daytime Sightseeing Boat Cruise

2. Budapest: Daytime Sightseeing Boat Cruise

Enjoy this daytime sightseeing cruise on the legendary blue Danube and sail between the Buda and Pest sides of magical Budapest. Board the boat directly at the pier in central Budapest, and sip a drink of your choice. You can choose a glass of champagne, wine, beer, a soft drink, or mineral water along with a complimentary special Duna Bella lemonade. During the cruise, you’ll see the majestic Chain Bridge and Elisabeth Bridge, admire the massive Budapest Parliament Building, see the Buda Castle on the hill, and circle Margaret Island. You’ll learn about the main sights from the 30-language audio guide. In the summer, you can make an optional stop at the cool and green Margaret Island, if you like. You’ll receive a free map of the small island with recommended walking tours and information about sights to see. Afterward, you’ll board the boat for the return trip to central Budapest.

Budapest: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

3. Budapest: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Get a perfect introduction to Budapest on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Cruise around in style, hopping on and off at the more than 20 stops along carefully designed routes. See the magnificent Basilica, the leafy and classical Andrassy Avenue, Chain Bridge, and much more. Listen to the audio commentary provided in 16 languages, visit the city's most famous landmarks, and join an optional walking tour of Pest. Experience Hungary's capital in all its glory with the Danube River cruise and witness Budapest from a different perspective. Ticket holders will also enjoy a guided walking tour through the stately Pest side of the city. All of the buses are air-conditioned during the summer and heated during the winter, providing you with the most comfortable and convenient way to explore Budapest.

Budapest: Premium Evening Cruise with Tokaj Frizzante

4. Budapest: Premium Evening Cruise with Tokaj Frizzante

Cruise through downtown Budapest on the Danube River and discover the Hungarian capital’s most important buildings while enjoying a glass of Tokaj Premium Frizzante or orange juice. Step aboard the fully refurbished sightseeing boat and soak up the modern yet classic décor that has retained the luxurious feel of the ’60s and ’70s. Find a seat that suits you best, stay cozy in the enclosed deck, or get some fresh air on the open terrace. Use your phone to scan QR codes under our boat tours to reveal information about the famous landmarks you see along the way. You can also purchase additional drinks from the stylish onboard bar. Take some fantastic photos from the water no matter what time of day you sail. Cruise beneath 6 of Budapest's bridges and admire views of notable buildings, including the illuminated Hungarian Parliament Building. Your tour finishes back at the meeting point.

Budapest: Sightseeing Danube River Cruise Ticket

5. Budapest: Sightseeing Danube River Cruise Ticket

Your sightseeing cruise begins at Dock no.6 Mahart Terminal, where you’ll board the boat for the hour-long cruise. You’ll pass by the imposing building of the Parliament as you cruise along the Danube River, and you’ll enjoy panoramic views of Margaret Island as well. See the attractions of Castle District, including the Royal Castle, the Matthias Church, and the Fisherman’s Bastion. On Gellért Hill you’ll see the Liberty Monument and the Citadel. The tour continues in a southerly direction, and you’ll have views of the bridges of Budapest, the National Theater, and the Palace of Arts. On the return cruise, you’ll see the universities of Budapest and the Central Market Hall, before the tour ends back at Vigadó Square, in the city center.

Budapest: Downtown Budget Sightseeing Cruise

6. Budapest: Downtown Budget Sightseeing Cruise

Embark on a boat trip down the famous River Danube as you get to see Budapest from the water. Cruise under the city's beautiful bridges, see the riverside promenade, and other sights on this sightseeing cruise. Enjoy a cruise which passes under some of Budapest's most well-known bridges. See the Chain Bridge with its guardian lions, as well as the Elizabeth Bridge with its large, bronze statue Encounter the Liberty Bridge, famous for connecting the Central Market Hall with the Gellert Spa. Pass by the picturesque Danube Promenade and take in the sights of Vigadó Square. Take in the city's sights from this unique vantage point on the water. Admire the statue of Saint Gellért atop Gellert Hill, as well other key Budapest landmarks like the Royal Palace and Parliament.

Budapest: Skyline Sightseeing Cruise with Parliament View

7. Budapest: Skyline Sightseeing Cruise with Parliament View

Pass under some of Budapest's most well-known bridges like the Elizabeth Bridge on this sightseeing cruise in Budapest. Enjoy views of the Danube Promenade. Hop aboard a comfortable boat and begin your Danube River cruise. See the Chain Bridge with its guardian lions, the Elizabeth Bridge with its large, bronze statue, and the Liberty Bridge, which is famous for connecting the Central Market Hall with the Gellert Spa. Take in the charm of the picturesque Danube Promenade and feel the thrill of seeing the Royal Palace and Parliament from the water. Feast your eyes on city sights like Vigadó Square and the statue of Saint Gellért atop Gellert Hill. Return to your starting point at the end of your cruise. 

Budapest: Downtown Budapest Cruise with Pizza and Beer

8. Budapest: Downtown Budapest Cruise with Pizza and Beer

Discover the beauty of Hungary’s capital on a sightseeing cruise along the Danube River. See some of the iconic landmarks of the city like the House of Parliament as you enjoy pizza and unlimited beer onboard. Begin your tour 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, take in the views of the National Theater and the Palace of Arts before the boat turns again and heads back to the starting point. Admire the sights as your gently cruise along the river. Choose to sit outside or inside as you enjoy pizza and beer throughout the relaxing journey.

Budapest: Buda Castle District Walking Tour

9. Budapest: Buda Castle District Walking Tour

Follow your guide through the history and sights of the Buda Castle District on this walking tour in Budapest. Hear stories from Hungarian history as you see sights like the President's Palace, the Royal Palace, and Fishermen's Bastion. Begin your tour at the Baroque Holy Trinity Statue and walk around the 15th century, Gothic Matthias Church. Admire the fairy-tale like Fishermen's Bastion and take in views of the Danube river and the Parliament building from the Neo-Romanesque terraces. Stroll along the old cobble-stone streets to get to the President's Palace and the Royal Palace complexes. Walk around the courtyards and fountains, and look at the proud guards outside the palace.  Marvel at stunning views of the other side of the city across the majestic Danube River from the royal terraces. Capture pictures of views of the Margaret Bridge, the Chain Bridge, the Elizabeth Bridge, and the Liberty Bridge. Visit the other side of the castle and enjoy an excellent view towards the forested Buda Hills from the medieval walls. End your tour near the Holy Trinity Statue where it began.  The tour does not include an inside visit of the church and royal palace museums. Your tour guide will give you all the instructions on purchasing entry tickets to these sights and their opening times. (Matthias church is closing at 5pm and is often periodically closed in the daytime due to weddings. The castle royal palace museums are always closed on Mondays.)

Budapest: Premium Daytime Cruise with Tokaj Frizzante

10. Budapest: Premium Daytime Cruise with Tokaj Frizzante

Cruise through downtown Budapest on the Danube at daytime and discover the Hungarian capital’s most important buildings with a welcome Tokaj Premium Frizzante or orange juice. Step aboard the elegant, fully refurbished sightseeing boat, and soak up the modern yet classic décor that has retained the luxurious feel of the 60s and 70s. Find a seat that suits you best, stay cozy in the enclosed deck or get some fresh air on the open terrace. Scan QR codes on the ship to reveal interesting information about the famous landmarks along the way. Listen to relaxing music and read the online tour guide. Have the option to purchase a drink at the stylish onboard bar. Take some fantastic photos from the water no matter what time of day that you sail. Finish your boat tour by gliding back to the meeting point where you began.

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What people are saying about Elizabeth Bridge, Budapest

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4.3 / 5

based on 9,346 reviews

Beautiful experience! Thank you Kitti for your kindness and your exceptional service!! So happy to have made this choice and to have had kitti by our side!!

Wonderful. Very nice boat, drink included and headphones with audio guide, allows you to discover most of the beauties of Budapest in a truly relaxing way.

beautiful tour..very kind staff especially Kitti who not only was very kind to my children but also gave us a bottle of water as a gift.

The best offer, at the best price. Everything is the same, only the price is cheaper. The bar has drinks and pizza, prices are normal.

It didn't last 85 minutes but it was very nice and the music was good