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Educational tour on St. Isaac’s Square in St. Petersburg
Are you travelling to Budapest, but don’t have many days to see all the most important landmarks of this unique city? Then join us on this insightful walking tour which will be held by your own personal guide. You will not only be able to explore the main historical landmarks of Budapest but also learn more about the culture and colourful day-to-day local life. Start your day from the downtown of the city, and continue your walk through Budapest to the Jewish Quarter, The Heroes Square and the City Park, the Opera, the Basilica, the Buda Castle, Mathias Church and also Fisherman’s Bastion.
Here is a full list of landmarks you can visit on the route:
Vörösmarty tér public square: In the Budapest city centre, with a beautiful statue of famous poet Mihály Vörösmarty
Váci utca: One of the most famous pedestrian street of central Budapest, where you will find large number of restaurants and shops
Ferenciek tere square: It is the site of the Inner City Franciscan Church, first built in 1743, for which it gets its name.
Dohány utca: Also known as The Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, is the largest synagogue in Europe and the second largest in the world.
Klauzál tér or City Culinary Market: Used to be the largest square in the former Jewish quarter of Budapest
The Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music: Concert hall and music conservatory in Budapest, founded on November 14, 1875.
Heroes Square: Also called Hősök tere, is one of the main squares of the city, noted for its iconic statue complex featuring the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars and other important national leaders, as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Városliget: Public city park close to the centre of Budapest, with an area of 302 acres
Andrássy Avenue: A boulevard dating back to 1872, recognised as a World Heritage Site in 2002.
State Opera House: Neo-renaissance opera, designed by Miklós Ybl
Szent István tér: Also called St. Stephens Basilica, a Roman Catholic basilica, named in honour of Stephen, the first King of Hungary
Zrinyi utca: Cobblestoned pedestrian street, popular among locals and tourists, because of its urban atmosphere
Széchenyi István tér. For many years known as Roosevelt square, today it was renamed to honour the statesmen and developer of Chain Bridge, which it faces.
Chain Bridge suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between the western and eastern sides of Budapest
Disz tér the centre of the castle district during the Middle Ages, today a beautiful square with a statue which commemorates the uprising of the Hungarians against the Hapsburgs in 1848-1849.
Szentháromság tér – or the Holy Trinity Square, named after the Trinity column that was built between 1710 and 1713 by Philipp Ungleich.
Matthias Church a Roman Catholic Church, was originally built in Romanesque style in 1015, although no archaeological remains exist.
Fishermen’s Bastion is a terrace in neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque style situated on the Buda bank of the Danube, the seven towers represent the seven Magyar tribes that settled in the Carpathian Basin in 896.
Hunyadi J Street – was named after John Hunyadi, who was a leading Hungarian military and political figure.