Social Event


Panoramic Tour Budapest – 14 July


Price (tour and dinner): 75€ per person.

Please contact the Conference secretariat to book your seat.

For this visit, it is advisable to use comfortable shoes and clothes.

Please note: The tour itinerary is subject to changes in case of impossibility to stop in some places due to restrictions imposed by local authorities.

With this social event, you will have the opportunity to explore the main sights on both parts of the river in Budapest. Walk around the Castle District, enjoy the view from the Citadell, drive along the Andrássy Avenue until Heroes’ Square passing by many sights in the city.

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The tour will depart from your Hotel, take the Elisabeth Bridge to drive over to the Buda side. First we will drive to the Gellért Hill (Citadell) and show you the most spectacular view of Budapest. Next we stop in the Castle District and during a short walk we will show you the main attractions of the area.

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After visiting the Buda side, we will go over the Elisabeth Bridge to reach the Pest side. We will see the commanding building of the Hungarian Parliament on Kossuth Square. The Hungarian Parliament is the world’s third largest Parliament building. It is a magnificent example of Neo-Gothic architecture (although displaying Renaissance and Baroque characters too), is just over 100 years oldIt houses one of Hungary’s greatest treasure: the Holy Crown of St Stephen.

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You will have the opportunity to visit the Liberty Square. Today a visit to Liberty Square is one of the most interesting things to do in Budapest. Picturesque statues to freedom and liberty are nestled amongst shady walkways and grassy lawns throughout the square. Another square that is a must to visit is the Heroes’ Square, where you will see the statues of the most famous Hungarian kings and dukes, and the Museum of Fine Arts and the Art Gallery.

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We then take the Andrássy Avenue to downtown Pest, pass by St Stephen’s Basilica.
St. Stephen’s Basilica, the largest church in Budapest, is dedicated to Hungary’s first king, St. Stephen. It houses Hungary’s most sacred treasure, St. Stephen’s mummified right hand, the Szent Jobb (Holy Right Hand).

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Afterwards, the tour will proceed to a typical restaurant where the dinner will be served.

At the end we will return to the Conference Hotel.