6 Best Budapest Guided Tours 2021 - Best Tours in Budapest

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Spies & Masters: Cold War Tour of Budapest
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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30 EUR

Spies & Masters: Cold War Tour of Budapest

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Zigzag with me across the city and learn how the Hungarian secret police (ÁVO) tried to honeytrap, blackmail, and compromise Western diplomats and their Hungarian contacts during the dark days of communism. Feel the history that’s still with us behind the renovated façades and trendy shop windows.
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30 EUR
Hiking - the nature experience
Tour ∙ 4 hrs
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41 EUR

Hiking - the nature experience

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Get ready to enjoy a unique daily hike in the hills around the city. During a few hours walk in the beautiful nature, you are going to have breathtaking views and hear interesting stories that you wouldn't find in any guide book. Join us and receive your certificate and badge after the hike!
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41 EUR
2 hour Market & Food Tour - Central Market Hall Budapest
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
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45 EUR

2 hour Market & Food Tour - Central Market Hall Budapest

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Become a market insider and experience the sights, sounds and flavors of the gorgeous Central Market Hall In Budapest. Explore the specialty food stalls, see how local people shop and sample Hungarian savory and sweet specialties.
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45 EUR
Travel around Budapest in 15 statues
Tour ∙ 2.5 hrs
 ∙ From 
15 EUR

Travel around Budapest in 15 statues

Wandering through the streets and squares of Budapest you will come across a number of statues and memorials. What do these statues tell us about Budapest, its past, its present, and why not, its future?
From
15 EUR
Retro Panoramic Sightseeing With Russian 4x4
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
 ∙ From 
20 EUR

Retro Panoramic Sightseeing With Russian 4x4

Historical, breathtaking panoramic tour of Budapest. Your tour begins with the cities two most spectacular bridges and will take you from Budapest's past into the present.
From
20 EUR
Bloody Tales from within the Castle Walls (Kings, Vampires and Killers)
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
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18 EUR

Bloody Tales from within the Castle Walls (Kings, Vampires and Killers)

This tour takes you to the charming and most intimate places of the city of Budapest: the Buda castle courts. A journey into the dark history of XV and XVII century, with stories of Battles, Vampires and Myths that lie between fantasy and chilling truth.
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18 EUR

Customer feedback about Guided Tours in Budapest

Rating 4.8 based on 19 reviews

Knowledgeable and friendly guide
Great way to learn about Hungarian food and taste authentic local specialities. We used the knowledge we gained during the rest of our trip to avoid touristy food elsewhere.
2 hour Market & Food Tour - Central Market Hall Budapest
Great tour!
The tour was very interesting and thorough! One of the best tours I have ever been on. I felt very welcomed and would recommed this tour to anybody!
Spies & Masters: Cold War Tour of Budapest
Fascinating and insightful
Ivan is a great guide - hugely knowledgable on the subject and has some fascinating stories to bring to life the cold war era as you walk around beautiful Budapest.

From the beginning, Ivan had us hooked with tales of the people involved on both sides and how the various move and counter-move activities between the East and West played out - honey-traps, bribery and general coercion tactics.

If you are interested in a unique way to explore the city, absorb the history of the cold war and how it affected Budapest whilst having genuinely interesting conversations about people and politics (including the current state of European affairs (Brexit, Orban, popularism etc.) - you'll be in good hands with Ivan.
Spies & Masters: Cold War Tour of Budapest
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Don’t miss this experience
This tour is a one of a kind experience using first source material. Photos and stories of Cold War Budapest as seen through the eyes of US embassy and military personnel. The material Ivan has found along with the interviews he has done will leave you with a much deeper understanding of the 1956 uprising as well as how the Russians and Americans conducted intelligence operations during the 1950s and 60s. This is truly an insider view and should not be missed.
Spies & Masters: Cold War Tour of Budapest
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Great way to explore a different side of Budapest
The hike with Laszlo was a fantastic break from the usual tourist activities, seeing the nature and forest around Budapest and being very much off the normal hiking trail. Laszlo has really good knowledge of the area as well as Budapest and Hungary generally and was an absolute pleasure to walk with.
We got some great views of the city from above and overall the hike was wonderful (even if it was very cold!). Thanks Laszlo!
Hiking - the nature experience
L
Do the market tour!
Great experience and you won't regret spending a day doing the course. We did the market tour first and I would thoroughly recommend it, we discovered two areas of the market we had never visited before and got lots of tasters.

My recommendation is that you plan some time in your day for a nap afterwards as we were shattered and pleasantly tipsy!
2 hour Market & Food Tour - Central Market Hall Budapest
S
Great opportunity for a traditional Hungarian experience!
Money well spent! Andrew was so helpful and knew so much about the market. He literally showed us everything there was and answered all questions we had with great knowledge of the food there.
The food was delicious and there were many new surprising experiences that we tried.
We thoroughly enjoyed it!
Thank you Andrew,
Kevin and Siobhan.
2 hour Market & Food Tour - Central Market Hall Budapest
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Even if I am not an expert or very enthusiastic about the topic, I really enjoyed this tour. Why? Because, opposite to what happens in most of the tours, I didn't just hear a general story but a bunch of incredible spy stories in the locations they took place. The guide is also very friendly and you can see how passionate he is about the topic.
Spies & Masters: Cold War Tour of Budapest
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I found the tour historically accurate and extremely engaging. Ivan knows how to tell stories. You'll laugh, you'll think, you'll be amazed by normal people who stood up for their beliefs during difficult times and you'll feel pity for the ones forced to sell out in order to survive
Spies & Masters: Cold War Tour of Budapest
Facinating
We found the tour very informative. Our tour guide, Ivan, was easy going and personable and generous with his time and information.
Would definitely recommend and may even sign up again for a second tour.
There’s lots of interesting material to learn about.
Spies & Masters: Cold War Tour of Budapest
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Wonderful hike with a wonderful guide!
We loved our day hiking with Lazlo. He was a wealth of knowledge about Hungarian history, and he clearly loves hiking the hills of Budapest. I would highly recommend spending as much time with Lazlo as you can while you are visiting Budapest!
Hiking - the nature experience
N
Great hike!
The hike was really beautiful, I enjoyed a lot! It was a route I would never know how to organize it myself and to find the location and Laszlo did it perfectly. I recommend it to all nature lovers! :)
Hiking - the nature experience
D
Great hike!
The trail was beautiful and I enjoyed the hike. Laszlo is very knowledgeable around the areas and trails. He is a great hiking guide and I would recommend his hike to anyone.
Hiking - the nature experience
A
Fantastic!
We are so happy about the adventure with Laszlo, it was a great experience. I think every one should participate in such a wonderful hike while visiting Budapest.
Hiking - the nature experience
Very informative and enjoyable.
Agnes was great. A wonderful introduction to the foods and customs of Hungary. Well worth the cost.
2 hour Market & Food Tour - Central Market Hall Budapest
Great tour!
Andrew is a foodie and does a great tour!!
2 hour Market & Food Tour - Central Market Hall Budapest
R
Ivan has a great story to tell
Spies & Masters: Cold War Tour of Budapest
Ivan was a fantastic guide! He was well versed in the subject and tailored the tour to our needs!
Spies & Masters: Cold War Tour of Budapest
Not happy
We booked this tour and were disappointed that the tour guide finished early after 1 1/2 hrs. We also felt we didn’t get as much food as expected - one shared main, one pastry, one pickle and one flatbread to share. The guide was lovely, had perfect English & was very chatty/friendly but we didn’t feel this was value for money.
2 hour Market & Food Tour - Central Market Hall Budapest

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