Walking around Budapest, you will immerse yourself in the story of a difficult love in one beautiful era. The plot is known: the young emperor was supposed to marry a well-bred princess, but suddenly, passionately and forever fell in love with her younger sister … Individual excursion for 1–7 people Duration 4 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 4.86 on 7 reviews € 259 per excursion Price for 1-7 people, regardless of the number of participants
The Emperor of Austria-Hungary Franz Joseph Habsburg loved his wife Elizabeth (Sissi) very much. Elizabeth loved Budapest, and the city answered her - and only her - in return. Much reminds of the Empress in Budapest, and cozy coffee houses, here called "tsurazdas", with tables for two and fresh roses in tiny vases, or elegant embankments, where it is so good to walk in the evening, when the Royal Palace on Budaiskaya is shining with golden lights, are set in a romantic mood. to the side and the magnificent Parliament - on Pest. And the bridges that firmly connect both banks!
What awaits you
The story of imperial love is told in Vienna and in Gödöllö, while in Budapest it takes on vivid features and memorable details. Here is Matthias Church - here they were crowned as King and Queen of Hungary. Here is the Western Railway Station - here the emperor and empress came on visits from Vienna. Here is Elizabeth Boulevard, lined with magnificent houses on the eve of the Millennium celebration. The history of the city is woven into a love story; but this is a triangle - and one of the three is unlucky in love …
We will visit Buda Castle and take a look at Pest from above. At the royal palace, I will tell a story from the 15th century about King Matthias and the beautiful Ilonka. The Empress's favorite sweets await us at Ruszwurm Café. We will take a tram ride along the embankment and see the monument to Empress Elizabeth, the bridges of the imperial couple, pedestrian streets, squares, restaurants. We will visit Erzhebetváros, the city of Elizabeth, and the Church of St. Elizabeth in Rose Square.
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.