Budapest Art Nouveau Walking Tour With Historian Guide

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10am or 2pm
  • Departure Details :
    Budapest, Kossuth Lajos tér, 1055 Hungary
  • Return Details :
    Budapest, Hungary
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

In the company of a historian, discover Budapests most beautiful art nouveau landmarks on this 3-hour, small-group walking tour. Popular from the late 19th century to the early 20th century, the art nouveau aesthetic is distinctive for its colorful, highly decorative, nature-inspired designs. Today, Budapest offers some of the best examples of art nouveau buildings and landmarks in the world.

Highlights

Choice of morning or afternoon departure

Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city

Small group ensures personal service

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

Step back in time on a history tour

Know More about this tour

On this small-group, 3-hour walking tour, head to the Hungarian Parliament Building before setting off to explore Budapest's elegant streets. Your tour guide, who doubles as a historian, will point out the city's key art nouveau landmarks while providing background information about the style. Both morning and afternoon tours are available, beginning at 10am and 2pm, respectively.

For the uninitiated, art nouveau was an aesthetic movement in both architecture and the visual arts thatdates from the turn of the 20th century. In Hungary, art nouveau was popularized by influential architectOdon Lechner.

On this tour, youll see some of Lechners colorful and whimsical buildings its no accident that hes known as the Gaudi of Hungary including the Royal Postal Savings Bank, distinctive for its green, tiled roof. The Gresham palace, which was constructed in 1906, and which overlooks the Danube, is another highlight. Youll also visit an art nouveau flower shop, a small but exquisite art nouveau museum, and will learn about the colorful Zsolnay tiles that decorate many of the citys art nouveau buildings.

The tour willconclude at the centrally located Kazinczy street synagogue.

Inclusions

Historian guide

Exclusions

Public transportation passes

Food and drinks

Additional costs may be included, if one or both of these sites are open on the day of your tour: House of Hungarian Art Nouveau: 1000 HUF per person (approximately 3.50 USD) Orthodox Synagogue on Kazinczy street: 2000 HUF per person (approximately 7.00 USD)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Expect a moderate amount of walking: comfortable shoes are recommended

Guide will assist you in purchasing public transport passes

Maximum group size of six people

Traveler Reviews

  • 25-Oct-2018

    Wonderful tour guide. Meeting place was very busy and we almost missed each other. Gorgeous buildings and the stories that go with them

  • 04-Sep-2017

    The guide was very knowledgeable and willing to take us anywhere in the city we were interested in finding out more about.