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Free Budapest Walking Tours

Vorosmarty ter | Look for the Lion Fountain. Your tour guide is wearing a Royal Blue T-shirt., Budapest 1052, Hungary
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Insightful and entertaining city walks about history, society, architecture and what Hungarians are actually like. 7 days a week, 10 tours a day. Tours range from General, to Communism, to Jewish themed walking tours with critical and honest local guides. Tours have no fixed prices, based on name-your-own-price system only. Free Spirits. Free Guides. Free Stylers.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“general tour” (318 reviews)
“communist tour” (237 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vorosmarty ter | Look for the Lion Fountain. Your tour guide is wearing a Royal Blue T-shirt., Budapest 1052, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the very best way to get to know the history and geography of any city and this tour did not disappoint. An enthusiastic and informative guide we had. Such a beautiful city and it was a great 2.5 hours walking around enjoying the...More

Thank con16507
Reviewed yesterday

I went on the free Budapest walking tour with Norbert on July 27, 2017 and it was an excellent experience. Norbert was funny, informative and extremely kind, willing to answer every and all questions. He is the perfect guide for a free walking tour. I...More

1  Thank guamb0y
Reviewed yesterday

We did free general tour with Andras and Communist walk with Ursula, and we loved it. The tours are entertaining, fun, educational, and it was the best way for us to learn so many interesting facts about history and city. Thanks.

Thank Denizblue
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A good way to get your bearings when you first arrive, nice overview of history, politics and food recommendations which you can then follow up later. Funny guide who was knowledgeable about many areas, willing to take questions and give advice.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the tour on the first day of our stay. Our guide was working almost like an actor, so we understood clearly and were entertained by him. The best thing in my opinion were the leaflet with quick summary of food, spas, sights, do's/dont's,...More

Thank kicklop
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did 2 of the free walking tours and found both guides extremely knowledgeable Andreas took us on the communist walking tour 2.5 hrs and was fantastic In the afternoon we did a general walking tour with Unker( forgive my spelling) and she did really...More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 3 days ago

Do it first to save yourself spending money and time. We were amongst the older members of the group, but still found it a great tour. Mix of walking and standing and talking. Gave info on sites outside the walking area and recommendations for places...More

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came with a group of 4 adults (~age 25) for the walking tour. Arrived at the square and there was a crowd of ~150 people for the tour. This company handled the large crowd very well and split us off into very manageable groups. Zoltan...More

1  Thank CRich10
Reviewed 4 days ago

A pleasant three hour walk around the main sights of Budapest., including the Castle Hill area. Very pleasant and informative guide. Discretionary payment. Highly recommended for orientating yourself to the city centre in a few quick hours.

Thank Simontees
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great mix of history and culture, understanding the story of Budapest's Jewish community and their contribution to Budapest and Hungary. Enjoyable and educational, it gave us a good introduction to this part of the city and its history, and made us want to do...More

Thank JimBCalgary
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patriciaaleach
28 April 2017|
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Response from Budapester1973 | Property representative |
Dear Patricia, thank you for your interest. Like others said, our tours start on Vörösmarty square by the fountain with lions. If you cross the closest bridge, the Chain bridge on foot, turn right, walk for about 2-3... More
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lemontreefarmhouse
27 April 2017|
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Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
we were also so impressed by the level of knowledge and charisma that our guide had too!
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SLEEPYHENS
6 March 2017|
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Response from Budapester1973 | Property representative |
Hey there, as we mention it on our website as well, our tours have no fixed prices, they are based on contributions only. Supporting us is not compulsory and participants are free to give as much or as little as they feel... More
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