Half day in Budapest with a local

Grand castles, bohemian neighborhoods and Jewish Quarter bakeries.

  • Private &

  • 4 hours

  • From
    €27.50  EUR
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

Make the most out of your adventure in Budapest and spend it with a local Budapest host - who knows and loves their lively city. The game changer is that this personalized experience will feel like you are spending time with a close friend, exploring grand palaces, ancient districts, leafy boulevards, delightful cafés, quirky ruin bars or unique shops or all of the above.

And while you may not be able to see the entire city in just a few hours, you will still get an authentic, engaging and lasting impression - and more than a few recommendations on how to spend the rest of your trip.

You could spend time discovering the breath-taking sights of Buda Castle or the neo-gothic Fisherman’s Bastion along the banks of the River Danube, or get lost among pop-up markets, try sweet treats in traditional bakeries in the Jewish Quarter or check out a ruin bar - they’re just as cool during the day.

This is your time and the ball is in your court so tell us what you’re into and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

  • Spend half a day with a host who will create an experience that's fully customized to your interests and what you'd most like to see

  • Fully immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Budapest, getting the best of what the city has to offer in a limited space of time

  • See the city's iconic attractions as well as a few secret spots you won’t find in a guidebook

  • Get to know your host and chat to them about more potential places to visit in Budapest

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • Private and personalized experience
  • 4 hours with a host
  • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
  • Hotel meet-up ( available on request for central location )

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Transport costs
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Gratuities

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How does it work?

  • 1 Tell us about you!

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
  • 2 We match you with a host

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect experience together
  • 3 The best part!

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there

If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me here. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

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Reviews for this experience

Guided citytour

Excellent guided City tour. Balaz was kind and knowledgeable. The Tour was well disposed and we had a lovely Day

July 2019

Reviewed by Bettina M , hosted by Balazs

Our favorite day of the trip!

We loved our tour with Agnes with City Unscripted in Budapest. It may have been our favorite day of our trip. The customization and one-on-one treatment made it so fun and allowed us to learn and explore more than we would've ever been able to in a larger group. Would definitely recommend!

May 2019

Reviewed by Laura M , hosted by Ágnes

Incredible Budapest Tour Guide

Denes provided a perfect tour for me and three friends. We only had half a day to explore and Denes proved extremely useful. He carefully considered our interests and came up with a very detailed useful and enjoyable route. His English was perfect and his knowledge extremely thorough. We would certainly recommend and wouldn't have seen half of the wonders that Budapest has to offer if it wasn't for Denes. Many thanks to all - we had a thoroughly enjoyable trip. Kind regards Kate

September 2017

Reviewed by Kate S , hosted by Dénes

Reviews for Budapest

A really interesting tour

A really interesting tour of the Jewish quarter with lots of history and a visit to an orthodox Synagogue. Richard was really excellent - tremendously knowledgeable and informative, perhaps not surprisingly, given that he has a degree in history. He even managed to read some inscriptions in Hebrew! Another excellent tour with City Unscripted following others than have been equally good and all very reasonably priced. I am a big fan and it will be my first port of call at any new city.

Reviewed by Richard M, hosted by Richard

A fun food tour!

Balazs was a charming and knowledgeable host. We ate some amazing local foods and he shared on Budapest’s history and culture. Many food tours have meeting locations and limited starting times but with this tour your guide will meet you at the time and location that is convenient for you. I thought that was great. Balazs, thank you for introducing us to Budapest! We love your city!

Reviewed by Debra C, hosted by Balazs

Best Tour ever

My guide was so great, he knows more history of Hungary than most teachers. He was kind, considerate & caring on a hot day in August 2019. I would do it all over again in a heart beat ! Thanks to you

Reviewed by David L, hosted by Balazs

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