Take a personalized tour that travels back in time to the heyday of Pest in the late 1890s and early 20th century. Enjoy a 3-hour introduction to and exploration of the Art Nouveau buildings in Budapest, and visit some additional hidden treasures.
What to Expect
Enjoy a 3-hour tour of Budapest that explores the Art Nouveau movement and how it affected the area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Whether you are interested in architecture, a history buff, or just looking to learn about Budapest in a unique way, this tour has a little bit of something for everyone.
On this tour, learn why the facade of most late 19th-century buildings are so decorative and find out why there are no skyscrapers in Budapest. Discover why Art Nouveau is called Secession (szecesszió) in Hungarian, and how Hungarian folk motifs were built into the Art Nouveau designs.
Hear about the ways in which Art Nouveau revolutionized architecture, what beehives symbolize on Budapest's public buildings, and hear fascinating tales about the architects behind these buildings.
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What's Not Included
- Food and drink