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Full-Day Budapest Private Tour by Car or by Public Transport with Lunch
"Your day begins in the City Park (Városliget) which is one of the most exciting parts of Budapest. The City Park is not a natural but a man-made park it can almost be called an adventure park. Along the City Park lake take a walk towards Zoo Boulevard which has plenty of monuments in store. Here you will also find the Gundel Restaurant
From EUR75.00
 
Private 4-Hour Tour of Budapest By Public Transport Including Danube River Cruise
"You will be picked up from your hotel and then you will take the Millennium Underground line to reach Heroes' Square before taking a scenic urban bus along Andrássy Avenue and another one up to the Castle District. En-route you will see many of the main attractions of Budapest such as Deák Square the Chain Bridge the Royal Palace and so much more. Once you return to the Danube riverbank you will then take a ride on what was voted the 7th-most-beautiful-tram-line in the world to finally take a short trip on one of the most crowded ones. From these 2 trams the Parliament building the Elisabeth Bridge and the Liberty Bridge as well as the historical centre of Budapest. Your tour finishes with a boat cruise along the Danube to admire the city's beautiful skyline from the water."
From EUR100.00
 
Private Hungarian Wine Tasting Tour of Budapest
"A wine tasting tour that is coupled with sightseeing in Budapest. Now that is a concept that cannot be refused. Coupling gastronomy the love of wine and the millennium old and beautiful history of Budapest this tour offers refreshments for your body as well as nourishment for your mind quenching a physical thirst while satisfying a more intellectual appetite as well. The tours happen on foot so you can soak in both the nectar and the atmosphere that Budapest has to offer. With just a convenient amount of walking in the open air and with many stops for drinks along the way
From $98.00

Funicular - Siklo Tips (48)

Budavári Sikló

The Funicular Railway of Buda Castle (Budavári Sikló) was opened in 1870, and renovated in 1986. The line extends 95 metres up a 48-degree slope. The two step-structured carriages carry passengers up...
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sinisar
Dec 17, 2006

Railway to Heaven

A funicular is a self-contained railway in which cables are attached to a tramlike vehicle and move it up and down a steep slope. After walking the Chain Bridge, it is the obvious way to ascend Castle...
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nicolaitan
Nov 05, 2006

Funicular

The Funicular was first used as a cheap form of transport for staff wotking in the Castle. It originally used steam power but after it was struck by a shell in 1945 and put out of action, it was...
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alancollins
Oct 11, 2006

Funicular

If you cross the Chain Bridge direction Buda and start wondering how to get up to the castle, take the funicular. It is a short and scenic ride, and from the funicular you have a good view on the...
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MichaelFalk1969
Aug 24, 2006

Funicular (Siklo)

By far the most tranquil way of ascending Castle Hill to the Royal Palace is the Siklo. Originally opened in 1870, its main function was in providing cheap transport for local workers. Fortune has,...
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Heniko
Apr 16, 2006

Funicular (Siklo)

By far the most tranquil way of ascending Castle Hill to the Royal Palace is the Siklo. Originally opened in 1870, its main function was in providing cheap transport for local workers. Fortune has,...
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Heniko
Apr 16, 2006

Funicular

Once you cross the main and most beautiful bridge from Pest to Buda.. you see the tunel just for cars and to go up to the hill you have to choose among on foot or take a funicular...a wooden one,...
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DPando
Apr 11, 2006

upper station

This is upper station og Furnicolar, just in fromt of Royal palace. It was made in 1870, to provide quick transport for doctors who worked in the Palace. First furnicolar was a steam one, and on 1986....
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ivanab
Mar 15, 2006

Putting the fun into funicular

On a sunny day, cross over the bridge and get the funicular to the beautiful buildings in Old Buda - don't pay for a return, you'll enjoy the views more if you walk back down. The sights at the top...
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lucyb77
Jan 17, 2006

Funicular Railway - Buda side

Just over the Szechenyi Bridge on the Buda side you will come to the funicular railway, which is well worth the ride up the hill. The view is excellent and you can then easily walk to the Castle. Cost...
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Mikebb
Nov 24, 2005

Don't walk up the hill, take the Funicular!

Didn't quite managed to get a ride on the Funicular (Sikló) because by the time we saw it we were on the way down!It looked nice though."By far the most tranquil way of ascending Castle Hill to the...
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vichatherly
Oct 05, 2005

Don't take the stairs, go up with ease

If you plan on walking around on Castle Hill and admiring the gorgeous view of the I would advise you to use the Funicular. Its very fast and easy, and beats going up all those stairs.The journey is...
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dejavu2gb
Sep 23, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Budapest

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Stamp Museum - Belyemuzeum

When ever we travel, we make it a point to always seek out the local post office. Most all places we have visited, we have come home with colorful stamps from the country we visited .... Great To...
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Mucsarnok Hall of Art

The Kunsthalle is also known as the "Hall of Art," or "Palace of Art." I didn't want to visit this gallery of contemporary art, even though it displays the largest exhibition of sculptures and...
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Terror Haza - Terror Museum

An iron curtain. It sits outside Andrássy út 60. That building was the headquarters of the Arrow Cross Party (the Hungarian version of the Nazi Party) until Germany invaded in 1944. It then became...
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Great Synagogue - Central Synagogue

I visited this venerable synagogue in Budapest many years ago in the 1980s. Then, its grand interior was somewhat dilapidated. I can see from recent photographs (see attached picture) that this...
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National Museum - Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum

I thought it was a rather small collection considering it is a national museum. Though it was fairly chronological it was a bit hard to follow since so little of the exhibition had any description in...
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Holocaust Memorial - Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park

We are still at the Great Synagogue, now making my way to the back where the Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park is located. Here, I found some interesting pieces, the stand-out being the "TREE OF LIFE."...
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