Budapest Parliament Visit and 3-hour City Tour

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Budapest Parliament Visit and 3-hour City Tour
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Combine a comprehensive tour of Budapest sightseeing with a fascinating guided tour of the city's spectacular Parliament House, Hungary's largest building. Your half-day tour includes entrance fees, hotel pickup and a local guide to point out all the important sites.
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In Brief

Location:
Budapest, Hungary
Country:
Hungary
Duration:
4 hours 30 minutes
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Hotel pickup included
Great overview and orientation of the city
Overview
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You'll tour inside the magnificent neo-Gothic Parliament building, home of the Holy Hungarian Crown. Your guide will lead you through the splendid Session Room, the impressive central staircase and the wonderful Great Vaulted Hall. Along the way, you'll be entertained and informed by your guide's anecdotal and historical commentary.

The Parliament building was built between 1885 and 1902, and was for a time the largest parliamentary building in the world. With 691 rooms and staircases stretching for more than 12 miles (20 kilometers), the building is topped by an elegant dome soaring 226 feet (69 meters) into the sky.

After your visit to one of Budapest's finest architectural achievements, sit back and relax on your city tour. You'll cross the Danube via Margaret Bridge and take a drive to the Royal Castle on the Buda side of the city. Here you will take a walk along the Fishermen's Bastion and step inside Matthias Church.

After a photo stop at the Citadel, you'll cross Elizabeth Bridge and drive by City Park to take a walk at Heroes' Square. Passing by the Opera and St. Stephen's Basilica, the tour concludes at the Hotel Intercontinental.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • House of Parliament Tour
  • Entry/Admission - Matthias Church
  • Entry/Admission - Hungarian Parliament Building

Exclusions

  • Hotel drop off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink, unless specified

Departure Point

InterContinental Budapest, Budapest, Apáczai Csere János u. 12-14, 1052 Hungary

Traveler pickup is offered
The tour will start at Hotel InterContinental (Apáczai Csere János u. 12 – 14, 1052 Budapest), please be there 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour.
Pick up at your Hotel is also possible and will be 30 minutes before the tour beginning, please advise hotel name and adress at check out.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please specify your nationality under special requirements at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Tour limited to 6 people
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Attention! The Parliament reserves the right to cancel guided tours without notice on special occasions.
  • We start French tour only in the afternoon at 13:00.
  • Most travelers can participate

Booking Information

A paper voucher is required for this attraction/activity. You must print and bring your printed voucher with you on the day of the activity, as required by our local provider.

Cancellation Terms

Once booked, this trip is fully non-refundable

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Our guide was amazing, patient and allowed plenty of time for photos and questions! This was a great tour around an amazing city, and included a very fun guided tour of the inside of the Parliament. Don't hesitate to book this if you're only in Budapest for a few days and want to see as much as possible!
• Submitted 23 Sep 2018
Visited a lot of places and the guide was good and knew her stuff. A multilingual guide is not as easy to follow as they switch between languages, but nevertheless this was an excellent tour. It would have been difficult to cover so much ground on ones own.
• Submitted 11 Apr 2018
Great tour and very well organised. My hotel booked the pick up for me and it was a private taxi that was there early waiting for me. The parliament house visit was great. The sightseeing tour was also good but the guide was slightly annoying - was trying too hard i think bless him!! Would recommend.
• Submitted 07 Apr 2018
the perfect guide for this tour ...had an excellent knowledge of the parlement...and was able to share it with everyone on the tour
• Submitted 16 Feb 2018
Great tour if you dont have much time in Budapest .Not only do you see Parliament House , a must see in itself,but also all the major points of interestaround town. I took this tour primarily to see parliament hose as I had been in town for a couple of days already and had seen a lot of the major sites but was impressed with the coverage of the site seeing part of the tour. Highly recommend it to anyone going to Budapest.
• Submitted 20 Oct 2017
Excellent. Saw so much of the city and our trips off the bus were really interesting. The guide was very good, well knowledgable and very witty.
• Submitted 28 Sep 2017
Very informative and enjoyable.
• Submitted 31 Jul 2017
Excellent tour of beautiful building.
• Submitted 24 Jun 2017
It was a hot day, we did not spend much time to know the outside of the Paliament house much during walking toward to the entery. We had hard time to catch the English words from the English tour guide whom was provided by the government.
• Submitted 20 Jun 2017
The main tour came after the Parliament tour, which was handed over to the guides working for the Parliament. After the Parliament tour, which is mostly following around a tour guide speaking into a sort of one-way walkietalkie, it was time to get on the bus and get off/on when there were sights to see. People were free to leave the tour to go on their own ways at any time. The tour was a bit rushed, but was able to see and hear about the main historical sights.
• Submitted 28 May 2017
If you're on the fence about which tour to take, this one definitely highlights a lot of the main attractions. Parliament is beautiful and has a great history...the city tour includes riding on an air-conditioned bus thank goodness...it was very hot that day between stops at places like Heroes Square, Castle Hill, etc. Everything you see on this tour is worth your time. It makes for an enjoyable day, packing in loads of sights, but not overwhelming you. It's like the perfect taste to get you excited to do more walking around on your own.
• Submitted 15 Mar 2017
Excellent overview of the city sites. Guide was excellent, multi-lingual,very friendly knowledgeable. I was impressed.
• Submitted 07 Feb 2017
A very organised and informative afternoon,the tour of Parliament was excellent.The sightseeing minibus tour around both Buda and Pest was comprehensive giving us on our first day a real overview of the attractions of Budapest. All the guides were engaging and informative and their level of English was excellent.I would highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 27 Jan 2017
We had a taxi pick us up and take us to our coach bus where we were met by our guide. Went straight to the Parliament House which was amazing inside and out. The Parliament House is huge and is one of the most beautiful buildings I have even seen especially at night when it is lit up. After the Parliament tour we did a nice scenic driving tour of both Buda and Pest.
• Submitted 24 Jan 2017
Could not have wished for a smoother transition from our hotel to the tour coach. We were picked up on time and rode in a very comfortable coach with a very informative and witty zsa zsa like tour director. Had ample opportunity to see the sights as well as taking photos. Can highly recommend this tour !
• Submitted 27 Dec 2016
Beautiful building enjoyed the tour
• Submitted 15 Dec 2016
Really enjoyed the Parliament tour and tour of Budapest. Walled city was terrific and the motor coach very comfortable. Left from our hotel, which was very convenient. Highly recommend.
• Submitted 05 Dec 2016
An excellent tour with well informed guides. Pick up arrangements all according to plan
• Submitted 01 Nov 2016
Absolutely amazing. The inside of this place will knock your eyes out! Timed tickets with a guide are the only way to go. This is a don't miss!!
• Submitted 20 Oct 2016
All round excellent and a useful start to a few days in Budapest.
• Submitted 12 Oct 2016
Take this tour if you just have one or two days in Budapest It covers most of Budapest in a quick tour. Parliament house is a Wonderful and a Must See!! Our Guide Silvia Hope her name is correct was EXCELLENT!! She showed us very place with great interest and enthusiasm Shared relevant deals related to our interest. BEST Tour Guide ever seen
• Submitted 11 Oct 2016
The tour of the parliament was well worth it and I liked seeing the castle district.
• Submitted 06 Oct 2016
wonderful tour. parliament was a highlight of budapest
• Submitted 01 Oct 2016
Great seeing the Parliament and nice tour of city.
• Submitted 28 Sep 2016

In Brief

Location:
Budapest, Hungary
Country:
Hungary
Duration:
4 hours 30 minutes
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Hotel pickup included
Great overview and orientation of the city