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Budapest: Heroes' Square and City Park Castle Tour

1. Budapest: Heroes' Square and City Park Castle Tour

Meet your English-speaking tour guide at the impressive Heroes' Square, the largest square in Budapest. Visit the Millennium Monument, commemorating 1000 years of Hungarian history. In front of the monument you will find the grave of the unknown soldier, and on the two sides of the square you will see the Arts Hall and the Fine Arts Museum. Next, head to City Park, the oldest public park in the world. Walk over a bridge to reach an island on the lake, home to the romantic Vajdahunyad Castle. In the inner courtyard of the castle you will discover some interesting public statues including that of Anonymus, the first history writer of Hungary. All around the courtyard there are copies of buildings representing different periods and styles of Hungarian architecture. You will also see a statue of scary Dracula as well as the copy of the Transylvanian castle tower where the real Dracula (Vlad Dracul the Impaler) was born. The tour ends at an amazing modern building, the nearby House of the Hungarian Music, Budapest's newest attraction, e real gem of organic architecture. As an option you can walk back with your tour guide to the nearest metro station. It is just 5 minutes walk next to the main building of the famous Szechenyi Baths, the largest thermal bath of Europe. After the tour you can enter the baths to try their magic effect, or you can take the subway from the station next to the baths to return directly to the city center.

Budapest: City Park Self-Guided Walking Tour

2. Budapest: City Park Self-Guided Walking Tour

Discover the City Park, the main public park of Budapest, known for its famous museums, its Széchenyi baths and its magnificent castle! The only thing you need to explore for 1h30? Your smartphone! The voice of a local guide will guide you throughout the visit and the stories will be triggered automatically as you go along. Start your tour whenever you want, alone or with friends, far from tourist groups... During this audio-guided tour of about 1h30, you will visit the famous Heroes' Square where you will discover the history of the city through its illustrious characters. From the first king of Hungary to the country's entry into the European Union in 2004, you will understand why this square offers an ideal setting to summarize the country's history. Admire around you the Art Gallery and the Museum of Fine Arts of the city. Continue by crossing a charming bridge to reach the sumptuous Vajdahunyad Castle. Here you will learn about its history and admire a mixture of completely different architectural styles. Continue through the park to discover new stories and anecdotes. A short stop at a terrace or a shop, a small craving? Resume the visit when you want, right where you paused. It's impossible to get lost. The guide provides clear audio directions and a map indicates clear directions to follow in real time. And if you take a wrong turn, the integrated geo-localization feature will get you back on track in no time! customize your itinerary as you wish, relax and enjoy a fun and entertaining tour of Castle district, at your own pace. Then enjoy a nice walk along the Danube and finish your stroll in front of the main covered market of the capital.

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What people are saying about Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

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5.0 / 5

based on 8 reviews

It was a great experience, very educational and fascinating! Extremely knowledgeable guide, very passionate about the history and architecture.

Loved this tour, we learned so much about the history of Hungary and our guide was so friendly. We had a lovely afternoon .

Very friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. Learned a lot about the history of Hungary.

Tour was great and the guide was also great. It was interesting and informative, very nice tour.

I recommend! fun self-guided tour, you progress at your own pace!