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Budapest private tours and Budapest small group tours

Budapest Private and Small Group Guided Tours

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An eclectic mix of ancient and modern, Budapest is saturated with complex history, a capital that has constantly emerged from under foreign rule to assert its own identity.
Separated by the Danube, the settlements of Pest and Buda form one of the most intriguing cities in Europe. First inhabited by ancient Celts and Romans, the next millennia saw the city become host to communism, Catholicism, Gothic monuments, Art Nouveau movements, Baroque buildings, and post-communism—all integral pieces of contemporary Hungarian identity. Explore the city's many facets with Context's Budapest private tours and Budapest small group tours.

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Budapest Private Tours and Budapest Small Group Tours

First-time visitors will want to join our Introduction to Budapest tour with one of our Budapest private guides, which focuses on the Pest side of the river and gives a solid overview of the history and culture of this city. From St. Stephen's to Freedom Square, our Budapest guided tours help to orient visitors geographically and culturally. A great counterpoint to this is our Budapest Castle Tour, which focuses on the Castle District in Buda, chronicling the impact of the Hapsburg dynasty in the city while visiting highlights like Buda Castle and Fisherman's Bastion. We also offer a Communist Budapest Tour, which travels back in time to see how life changed under Communist rule in Hungary, visiting monuments and important locations to get a better understanding of how this era continues to reverberate today, as well as a Budapest Politics Tour, which takes a deep dive on Hungarian identity to get a better idea of how it has shaped contemporary politics. Our Budapest Architecture Tour explores Hungarian Art Nouveau, examining some of the most striking structures that went up as Budapest emerged as a cultural capital in the early 20th century. In addition to the history-focused Budapest private tours and Budapest small group tours mentioned above, guests have raved about our Jewish Quarter Budapest Tour, which visits the Great Synagogue and examines the particular role Hungarian Jews played within the greater diaspora, especially when capped by a Hungarian Jewish Food Tour and Traditional Meal—hosted by the wife of a Rabbi in their home.
What Context Budapest Travelers Say
608 Reviews (4.81)

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Greta was amazing! She is super-knowledgable, enthusiastic, and helps shape the tour to the tourist's interests. Because of the virus, we were only two, and she asked lots of questions about us and our backgrounds to help shape what she talked about. Even though we could not go into some of the buildings, she was prepared with an iPad stocked with photos, maps, and historic documents. Honestly, it was like taking a pleasant walk with an encyclopedic friend. You can tell this is not just a job with her, but her passion. Highly recommended!
Eniko was very nice and she took us into some fabulous places that we would never have known about. However, her expertise is the Roman times and we felt that when we asked about a variety of things she was not able to answer the questions we had. She knew a lot about her subject, but.... If she could brush up on some other areas that would be more helpful we think.
William was an excellent guide and really knew his information. He kept asking to make sure we didn't have any questions and if we understood all that he was telling us. Highly recommend him.