The Millennium Monument celebrates the 1000th anniversary of the founding of Hungary.9 min
Shaped by Hungary’s turbulent past, Budapest has an impressive array of architecture.7 min
This museum celebrates Hungarian resolve despite the terror of Nazi and Soviet rule.2 min
Made in the Neo-Renaissance style, this building is lavishly decorated inside & out.4 min
Saint Stephen’s mummified right hand is displayed here inside an ornate reliquary.4 min
Featured above the altar is an impressive replica of Raphael’s The Transfiguration.3 min
Built in the Byzantine Moorish style, this synagogue features spires and arches.5 min
This building is considered one of the most important symbols of Hungarian identity.5 min
With over 180 stores, this is Budapest’s largest food market.3 min
In addition to some quality shops, this street features several historic buildings.2 min
The statue in this square honors the celebrated Hungarian poet & patriot Vorosmarty.4 min
This large square has a rich history and great views of several famous landmarks.9 min
This square is at the center of Budapest.1 min
The bustle of Buda is distinctly different from Pest.2 min
The original 11th-century church was destroyed by the Turks in the 16th century.6 min
Budapest is a city with a history of repression and foreign rule but this suffering has left it with a range a remarkable architecture. Our tour starts at Heroes’ Square which was laid out in 896 as part of Hungary’s millennium celebrations. It will point over the significance of Budapest and tell you about the buildings around it as you look at them.
Your Budapest guide will then lead you down Andrassy Avenue, Budapest’s Champs Elysées and tell you about the Opera House and its curious Masonic significance. At St Stephen’s Basilica you’ll hear about the right hand of St Stephen and find out what disaster struck this beautiful building.
Budapest has Europe’s largest Synagogue and we'll recall its poignant history. We then move onto the great museum. After an introduction to the city’s Central Market Hall, we willl lead you through the elegant Vorosmarty and Roosevelt Squares, over the famous Chain Bridge and finally up to historic Buda.