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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
+36 20 960 5295
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Insightful and entertaining city walks about history, society, architecture and what Hungarians are actually like. 7 days a week, 9 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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  • Poor1%
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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 March 31, 2015

Took the original tour and the one in Jewish district walk. Both were wonderfully guided by Andy and Orshi. Very informative and fun! Highly recommended.

2  Thank 14alexandra
Budapester1973, Guest Relations Manager at Free Budapest Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2015

Dear Alexandra, We’re glad that you liked Andy’s General and Orsolya/Ursula’s Jewish District Walk. Have a great day! With kind regards, Guest Relations The Free Budapest Walking Tours Team

Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

We went on a walking tour with 'andresj'. Great guy and really funny. Didnt feel as if it lasted 2,5 hours. Showed us cool places with a nice talk and also gave plenty of recommendations. I will definitely recommend this guide and tour to others!

2  Thank Santini H
Budapester1973, Guest Relations Manager at Free Budapest Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2015

Dear Santini, Thank you for your kind words on András/Andy’s skills and wonderful personality. See you again on our thematic tours! With kind regards, Guest Relations The Free Budapest Walking Tours Team

Reviewed March 29, 2015

What enthusiastic guides, Andy and Lilla, there knowledge is great and it gives you a good overview of Buda and Pest for the rest of your trip. Thanks to them we went to the Rudas Baths which we wouldn't have done without their recommendation. No...More

4  Thank pgc150
Budapester1973, Guest Relations Manager at Free Budapest Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2015

Dear PGC150, In the name of Andy and Lilla (the latter is the newest addition to our team), thank you for the words of praise and the suggestion for future travellers with regards to tipping. All the best to you! Sincerely, Guest Relations The Free...More

Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

The perfect walking tour with Andi as our guide. She has great english and the right level of history/humour/culture. Not too much history which a lot of tours have and can numb you in to boredom! Highly highly recommend!

3  Thank Izzie S
Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

It is absolutely lovely! Our guide, Sara, was so informative and friendly, so it made a pleasure to walk with her! Love itMore

4  Thank Tea K
Budapester1973, Guest Relations Manager at Free Budapest Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2015

Dear Tea K, In the name of our wonderful Sarah and all the other guides, it was a pleasure to have you on our tour. We hope to meet you again on our thematic tours! With kind regards, Guest Relations The Free Budapest Walking Tours...More

Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend you do the walking tour on your first day in Budapest. It will set you up for the rest of your stay as you orientate yourself to the city. The guides are very informative and will give you the best advice on...More

1  Thank DataVoyager
Budapester1973, Guest Relations Manager at Free Budapest Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2015

Dear DataVoyager, We were glad to read your in-depth and carefully worded opinion on our tour, and we’re grateful for it. See you again! With kind regards, Guest Relations The Free Budapest Walking Tours Team

Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Original tour is a great tour to get oriented to the city. Highly recommend that it be one of the first things you do when you arrive in Budapest!

1  Thank kkharvey2
Budapester1973, Guest Relations Manager at Free Budapest Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2015

Dear KKHarvey, Thank you for your brief but powerful recommendation of our service. We wish to meet you in Budapest again! With kind regards, Guest Relations The Free Budapest Walking Tours Team

Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our tour guide was Orshi. She was lovely. Very informative, funny and engaging right from the start. Also gave great tips on where to head out at night. The walking tour is a must if you're on a tight deadline as it covers a lot...More

Thank BlackBomber13
Budapester1973, Guest Relations Manager at Free Budapest Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2015

Dear BlackBomber13, It was great to read that you liked Orsi’s tour - we await you back for the other tours as well! With kind regards, Guest Relations The Free Budapest Walking Tours Team

Reviewed March 27, 2015

We took the "Original Walk" with Bridget on our first day in Budapest (21st March 2015 - 2.30pm) and it was the perfect way to start the trip. If we didn't do this tour, we would have been wandering around aimlessly, appreciating the sites without...More

10  Thank DKD94
Budapester1973, Guest Relations Manager at Free Budapest Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2015

Dear DKD94, A big thanks to you from Bridget and all of us for your in-depth review of our tour and its effects on your experience in Budapest. See you again! Sincerely, Guest Relations The Free Budapest Walking Tours Team

Reviewed March 27, 2015

We have found it really helpful when visiting European Cities to take the general walking tour on our first day, it helps to orientate you to the city and you get lots of useful tips. Budapest was no exception. We covered the centre of Pest...More

3  Thank chilton
Budapester1973, Guest Relations Manager at Free Budapest Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2015

Dear Chilton, First, thank you for highlighting for future travelers the exact location of our starting point, as other free tour companies are converging on nearby squares, looking to skim something off the top. We appreciate your recommendation, and we hope to meet you again....More

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patriciaaleach
We will be staying at the Hilton Budapest, Castle District. How do find where to where the Get Your Bearings tour starts and times. We arrive late morning June 1st and were hoping to take this tour in the afternoon that day
April 28, 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
Eddie was absolutely fabulous everything a guide should be. Knowledgeable, clear, friendly and very informative. We did the walking tour yesterday and I was so so impressed. I'm married to a blue badge London guide so I expect the best and Eddie gave the best and more. Superb thank you
April 27, 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
Hello, how much to tip on the General Budapest Walking tour 2.3-3 hrs? not been to Budapest before so no idea, thank you in advance
March 6, 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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