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Living Peace, Dying Days: the National Cemetery of Hungary

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Peace, nature, art, culture, history, war, architecture, revolution life stories, beauty... they can be found in one place, if you know where to look. A hidden treasure of Budapest, the Fiumei road cemetery. We will enter an oasis of peace, far from a mayhem of noise. In an overlooked quarter of the city, an area that reflects in simple and poignant detail, the last few hundred years of Hungarian existence. A place of loss, love and life: The National Cemetery of Hungary.

Budapest Tour Guide - Pieter B.
Pieter B.
5.00 / 5
(2 reviews)
09:30 AM

Meeting Point

From your Hotel/Apartment/Place of Convenience

09:30 AM

Our trip to cemetery

During our trip to the cemetery, using the wonderful public transport system, I will update you on Hungarian history, to give context to the walk through the cemetery. Of course, any places of interest on the route will also be highlighted.

10:10 AM

The Gates of the National Cemetery of Hungary

We start at the Cemetery Gates and begin are exploration of the 140 acres/56 hectares that fall within the cemetery walls. The time within the cemetery is 2:00. There are principal sites we can see:

- Mausoleums of the famous

- Memorials e.g. 1956, Good Communists

- People of World Renown e.g. Zsazsa Gabor, Andy Vajna, Leo Szilard.

- Grave art (worth a visit by itself)

- Victims of revolutions and wars

- Soviet occupation

There is always something of interest just within a few yards. The route we take can be flexible depending on the interests of the group.


12:10 PM

The Gates of the National Cemetery of Hungary

We return to where we started. Hopefully with a greater appreciation of Hungary and what it means to be a Hungarian. Then I escort you back to your Hotel/Apartment/Place of Convenience. At your request, additional information about Hungary will be provided during the return journey. A recommendation for lunch can also be made.

12:50 PM

To your Hotel/Apartment/Place of Convenience/Recommended Lunch Place

Ending Point

To your Hotel/Apartment/Place of Convenience/Recommended Lunch Place

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Guide fee

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What‘s not included

Public transport tickets.

Note:

They can be bought at any number of ticket terminals usually at busy stops. Currently USD 5 for a 24 hour ticket (other options are available),

I can also buy these for guests on my smartphone, but I cannot transfer them after the tour.

Guests can also install the same app from Google Play and the App Store (English available), Search for the app: BudapestGO.


Tour Important Information

This is a walking tour. Getting to the cemetery is via public transport. The walk within the cemetery can be tailored to the comfortable speed of the group. The cemetery has clean and modern toilets, including disabled access. Depending on the time of year, bringing water is advised, though the cemetery has any number of drinking water sources to refill bottles.

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I can guide you throughout Hungary, This can be either me traveling to you (transport costs etc. to be paid), or, guided tours with transport included.

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Budapest Tour Reviews

L

Laurent A.

5 / 5
Jan 5, 2024

Personal Walking Tour

Budapest
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Personalized visit with determined themes

Pieter is a very experienced guide with a knowledge spanning all topics of interest you may have ....and beyond. He is flexible, personable and a pleasure to be with. I can highly recommend Pieter to any visitor to Budapest

Laurent  A.

Thank you Laurent and Alexa, it was a pleasure to spend those hours in conversation with two people genuinely interested in Hungary and its heritage. And thankfully, the weather was great for the time of year. We covered a lot of ground both historically and physically :) Hopefully you get that chance to see the Balaton and Pécs on a future visit. Best wishes, Pieter

First class tour

Pieter did an outstanding job guiding the Budapest 1945 siege breakout tour for my brother and I on this largely forgotten a/o inexplicably ignored topic. He had absolute command of the subject. Particularly good were the photos he downloaded from Hungarian National Archives, showing then and now vantage points. Really brought the events to life. Sprinkled the tour with survivors’ anecdotes. Highly recommend the tour for anyone interested in the topic. Well done.

$100/ per group

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