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Budapest: City Highlights Cruise with Welcome Drink

1. Budapest: City Highlights Cruise with Welcome Drink

Discover Budapest on a romantic sightseeing cruise along the River Danube. See the old buildings - depending on the time day - lit up and get the best views while sipping a complimentary glass of welcome drink (alcoholic/non-alcoholic). Climb aboard the boat at the pier at Dock 42 port next to Budapest's Szent István Park and receive your welcome drink upon arrival. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride as you cruise along the calm Danube River. See the stunning city of Budapest from a whole new perspective and admire the skyline. Sail down the river and marvel at passing monuments such as the National Parliament, Buda Castle, and the recently restored Várkert Bazár. Head to the open deck for perfect views of the illuminated Vigadó Concert Hall, or look at the floodlit monuments - depending on the time day - between the Margaret Bridge and Rákóczi Bridge from the comfort of the deck either with panoramic windows or open air. Naturally, you are free to change places at any time. (As Budapest uses the illumination to commemorate certain events(, like Earth Hour, Fight Against Breast Cancer, national events, etc.) therefore they might appear in different colours or can be dimmed at certain times.) The tour is not guided, experience the city more like a local - the boat functions as a floating coffee house or pub experience with its own bar available during the cruise. Feeling thirsty? No worries, treat yourself to another drink from the pub onboard or have a hot cup of coffee from the coffee house if you like. Finally, end your cruise sailing back to the pier with long-lasting memories and great pictures.

Budapest: Nighttime or Daytime Sightseeing Cruise

2. Budapest: Nighttime or Daytime Sightseeing Cruise

Get a different perspective on Budapest's landmarks with a sightseeing cruise at night or during the day. Cruise under the city's beautiful bridges, see the riverside promenade, and check out other Budapest sights. During the cruise, pass under some of Budapest's most well-known bridges: the Chain Bridge with its guardian lions, the Elizabeth Bridge, and the Liberty Bridge, famous for connecting the Central Market Hall with the Gellert Spa. Cruise by the Danube Promenade and take in Vigadó Square. See the statue of Saint Gellért atop Gellert Hill, as well as the Royal Palace and the Parliament. Purchase a cold beer in the summer months or a warm tea in the winter months.

Budapest: Széchenyi Spa Full Day with Optional Pálinka Tour

3. Budapest: Széchenyi Spa Full Day with Optional Pálinka Tour

Immerse yourself in a day of relaxation and cultural exploration with the Széchenyi Thermal Spa & Pálinka Museum combo ticket. Széchenyi Bath, the largest thermal spring bath complex in Budapest and throughout Europe, is the height of European elegance. Built in 1913 in a captivating Neo-baroque style, the spa has a rich history, evolving from private steam baths to a vast complex featuring 3 outdoor and 15 indoor pools. But the experience doesn't end at the spa; it extends into the heart of Hungarian culture with an optional guided tour inside the Pálinka Museum. After your rejuvenating day at the spa, venture into the city center to savor the flavors of the “Hungarian spirit”. Hungary's well-known fruit-based liquor, Pálinka, is deeply ingrained in the culture of the country. Unlike whiskey or vodka, it is exclusively crafted from a variety of fruits, resulting in a uniquely aromatic profile. Gain insights into Hungary's Pálinka Act of Parliament, a testament to the country's commitment to regulating and preserving the production and quality of the spirit. The museum provides a deeper understanding of the craftsmanship and heritage behind this iconic drink. Reserve your Széchenyi Thermal Spa & Pálinka Museum combo ticket now for the perfect blend of relaxation and cultural discovery.

Budapest: Evening Cruise including Drinks and Live Music

4. Budapest: Evening Cruise including Drinks and Live Music

Cruise under all 6 of the main bridges of Budapest and explore many historically and culturally important sites on this city cruise. Customize your experience with your favorite drinks by choosing the option that suits you, including wine, beer, cocktails, and soft drinks. The unforgettable atmosphere will be guaranteed by live salon music performed by three musicians from the award-winning Rajkó Folk ensemble. Often cited as one of Europe's most beautiful cities, Budapest is even more stunning from the river. The Buda side is made of a string of World Heritage sites stretching from the Chain Bridge to the Technical University, and includes the Gellért Bath, Mt. Gellért with its Freedom Monument and the Citadella, the Buda Castle and the Fisherman’s Bastion. On the opposite side of the river, you can marvel at iconic buildings such as the House of Parliament and the St. Stephen’s Basilica. You’ll have plenty of time to enjoy drinks in the air-conditioned cabin and then head to the open-air upper deck to admire the panorama of Budapest by night. The performance also features a marvelous original Hungarian instrument, the famous “cimbalom”. The combination of string instruments and the cimbalom provides a uniquely Hungarian, unforgettable harmony and an outstanding atmosphere on-board. Wish to hear your favorite popular song in a whole new adaptation? During the performance, guests will have a chance to request their favorite songs.

Budapest: The Great Synagogue Skip the Line Ticket

5. Budapest: The Great Synagogue Skip the Line Ticket

Take a guided tour of Budapest's Great Synagogue to hear about the history and architecture of the largest synagogue in Europe and the second-largest in the world, as well as the fate of the Hungarian Jews before and after WWII.  Skip the lines and head straight to the security check to start your tour of the Great Synagogue. Visit the Heroes’ Temple, the graveyard, and the Jewish Museum. Honor Holocaust victims at the Emanuel Tree in the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Park. Then use your ticket to enter the Hungarian Jewish Museum next to the Synagogue. Admire its red and yellow brick facade combining Romantic style with Moorish elements. Learn about the life of the Jewish people in Hungary through everyday objects.  See the famous Emmanuel Memorial Tree in the Synagogue's backyard. Admire this magnificent weeping willow's small metal leaves engraved with a name of a Holocaust victim and plaques honoring non-Jewish rescuers.  Then, finish your visit the graveyard in the backyard of the Heroes’ Temple, the burial site of those who died in the ghetto during WWII.

Budapest: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

6. Budapest: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Get a perfect introduction to Budapest on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Cruise around in style, hopping on and off at the more than 20 stops along carefully designed routes. See the magnificent Basilica, the leafy and classical Andrassy Avenue, Chain Bridge, and much more. Listen to the audio commentary provided in 16 languages, visit the city's most famous landmarks, and join an optional walking tour of Pest. Experience Hungary's capital in all its glory with the Danube River cruise and witness Budapest from a different perspective. Ticket holders will also enjoy a guided walking tour through the stately Pest side of the city. All of the buses are air-conditioned during the summer and heated during the winter, providing you with the most comfortable and convenient way to explore Budapest.

Budapest Card: Public Transport, 30+ Top Attractions & Tours

7. Budapest Card: Public Transport, 30+ Top Attractions & Tours

Explore, visit, and taste the best of Budapest with the official city pass. Enjoy unlimited public transportation and free entry to more than 30 attractions included. Take a guided sightseeing tour of Buda and Pest, freshen up at St. Lukacs Thermal Bath, and enjoy discounts of up to 50 percent at attractions, cafes, restaurants, and shops. Museums that can be visited free of charge with the Budapest Card: • Hungarian National Gallery • Hungarian National Museum • Museum of Fine Arts • Budapest History Museum – Castle Museum • Memento Park – Statue Park Museum • Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center • House of Hungarian Photographers – Mai Manó House • Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art • Budapest History Museum – Aquincum Museum • Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts • Vasarely Museum • Budapest History Museum – Kiscell Museum Other attractions included in the Budapest Card: • Free visit at Budatower • Free visit at Pálvölgyi Cave • Free Official Budapest Castle Bus • Free Pest and Buda guided walking tours • Free admission to St. Lukács Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool • Free ride on Zugliget Chairlift Discounted experiences with the Budapest Card: • 50% discount at St. Stephen's Hall - Buda Castle • 25% discount on Legenda city cruises • 25% discount at Hospital in the Rock - nuclear bunker museum • 20% discount at City Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off • 20% discount at the Széchenyi Bath, Rudas Bath, Aquaworld Resort, Lupa Beach • 20% discount on door-to-door airport transfer by miniBUD • 10% discount at Dohany Street Synagogue • 10-20% discount at Molnár's Kürtőskalács, Halaszbastya Restaurant, Zsolnay Café, Parisi Passage Cafe, Cafe Astoria, Hard Rock Café Budapest Card 72 Plus With the Budapest Card 72 Plus, you’ll get access to the 100+ services included in the Budapest Card and: • Door-to-door airport transfers by MiniBUD airport shuttle • Danube river cruise with Legenda Duna Bella • Return ride on the Buda Castle Funicular • Admission to Matthias Church • Hungarian dessert (Molnár’s kürtőskalács)

Budapest: Skyline Sightseeing Cruise with Parliament View

8. Budapest: Skyline Sightseeing Cruise with Parliament View

Pass under some of Budapest's most well-known bridges like the Elizabeth Bridge on this sightseeing cruise in Budapest. Enjoy views of the Danube Promenade. Hop aboard a comfortable boat and begin your Danube River cruise. See the Chain Bridge with its guardian lions, the Elizabeth Bridge with its large, bronze statue, and the Liberty Bridge, which is famous for connecting the Central Market Hall with the Gellert Spa. Take in the charm of the picturesque Danube Promenade and feel the thrill of seeing the Royal Palace and Parliament from the water. Feast your eyes on city sights like Vigadó Square and the statue of Saint Gellért atop Gellert Hill. Return to your starting point at the end of your cruise. 

Budapest: Danube River City Lights Express Cruise

9. Budapest: Danube River City Lights Express Cruise

Embark on a boat trip down the famous River Danube as you get to see Budapest from the water. Cruise under the city's beautiful bridges, see the riverside promenade, and other sights on this sightseeing cruise. Enjoy a cruise which passes under some of Budapest's most well-known bridges. See the Chain Bridge with its guardian lions, as well as the Elizabeth Bridge with its large, bronze statue Encounter the Liberty Bridge, famous for connecting the Central Market Hall with the Gellert Spa. Pass by the picturesque Danube Promenade and take in the sights of Vigadó Square. Take in the city's sights from this unique vantage point on the water. Admire the statue of Saint Gellért atop Gellert Hill, as well other key Budapest landmarks like the Royal Palace and Parliament.

Budapest: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour & Extras

10. Budapest: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour & Extras

Discover Budapest on your own terms with a 24, 48, or 72-hour pass for the hop-on-hop-off sightseeing bus with a boat and walking tour. See sights such as the Hungarian Parliament, Buda Castle, and Chain Bridge. Explore the Citadel, and see the Jewish Synagogue, Memorial, and Museum on Dohány Street. Set off on a 1-hour cruise of the Danube River to enjoy panoramic views of the imperial city by day and night, including the vast Gothic Revival façade of the Hungarian Parliament Building complex. Explore both Buda and Pest, hopping off at any of the 20 stops along the route. Your ticket includes a fantastic discount booklet, that provides great discounts at some of the city's most popular attractions, as well as a walking tour. Listen to informative commentary in multiple languages as you explore. Red Route Stops: Stop 1. St Stephen's Basilica Stop 2. Chain Bridge (Pest) Stop 3. Jozsef Attila Street Stop 4. Dohany Street Synagogue Stop 5. Astoria Stop 6. Andrassy Avenue Stop 7. Hungarian State Opera House Stop 8. Liszt Ferenc Square Stop 9. Heroes' Square Stop 10. Keleti Railway Station Stop 11. New York Palace Stop 12. Astoria Stop 13. Parisi Udvar / Hyatt Stop 14. Gellert Bath Stop 15. Castle Garden Stop 16. Funicular / Siklo Stop 17. Batthyany Square Stop 18. Margaret Bridge (Buda) Stop 19. WestEnd Shopping Centre Stop 20. Parliament

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based on 3,529 reviews

Very nice experience, a mixture of artists playing. Very majestical. It is very cold in the church though so definitely wrap up warm!!!

Loved learning about the history of the buildings! Jonas was great and gave lots of information and answered any questions we had :)

Fantastic cruise. Well worth the money, we went in the evening and seeing everything lit up after walking round all day was lovely.

It didn't last 85 minutes but it was very nice and the music was good

Not to be missed for anything in the world if you come to Budapest.