Downtown Pest: The New Imperial Capital 1867-1914 Tour with a friendly historian
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Downtown Pest: The New Imperial Capital 1867-1914 Tour with a friendly historian

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Language: English
Availability: Everyday except Thursday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Safety measures applied
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  • Take in the monumental Parliament at Kossuth Square, the most expensive structure ever built in Hungary at its inauguration and symbol of Budapest’s rise.
  • Visit the Holocaust Memorial (Shoes on the Danube Bank), and reflect on the essential role of the Jewish community who numbered one-fourth of Budapest’s citizens before WWII.
  • Explore Liberty Square, perhaps Pest’s most beautiful public space, home to the monumental Stock Exchange Palace and other opulent buildings.
  • Continue to St. Stephen’s Basilica, passing renowned art nouveau facades.
  • Marvel at the second largest synagogue in the world, the ornate Dohány Street Synagogue.
  • Travel along Andrássy út (or Andrassy Avenue), a noble esplanade stopping at the Opera House, leading to our conclusion at Heroes’ Square, where Hungarians celebrated the 1,000-year anniversary of their kingdom in 1896.
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What's included
  • 3-hour guided walk
  • Historian tour guide
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Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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