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New York Times Journeys – Trends and Flavors of Bohemian Budapest

Tour Highlights

  • Find out why the Mangalica hog is so special and try products made from its prized meat
  • Learn about the craft beer scene in Budapest and sample a few of our favorite brews
  • See the streets through the eyes of revered photographers like Robert Capa and Andre Kertesz, who both honed their crafts here
  • Cocktail in hand, enjoy a captivating bird’s-eye view of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities
Adults (Ages 16+)

NYT Journeys Bohemian Budapest Tour

The old-world grandeur of Budapest has always drawn a crowd, its architecture and historic credentials never failing to impress. These days, the city can also boast about its flourishing food scene (there are more Michelin-starred restaurants here than in any other city in Eastern Europe), and a glut of new locally led concept store openings. This four-hour Budapest adventure focuses on Pest with its shabby chic boulevards, edgy local artists, designers, great food, cocktails, and beer. Join us as we take an exclusive peek into an artists’ club that’s usually off-limits to the public, taste a Hungarian cocktail, and try the award-winning meat of the world-renowned Mangalica hog, and see Budapest through the eyes of a local, in partnership with The New York Times.

New York Times Exclusives:

  • Behind-the-Scenes Access: Visit the 100-year-old Feszek Klub, a private club that’s not usually open to the public, to see where famous Hungarian artists, singers, actors, and musicians have flocked to discuss politics and philosophy for over a century, away from prying eyes and ears
  • Hands-on Element: Take a photo with our Polaroid camera at your favorite Budapest spot and take your photo home as a souvenir
  • Local Interactions: Meet local artists, designers, and craft beer makers and find out more about their work

Language: English

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, samples of products made of Mangalica meat, a sampling of local craft beers, public transport ticket for the Old Underground, one cocktail at a rooftop bar.

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Meeting point: In Front of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Liszt Ferenc tér 8, 1061 Budapest. GPS coordinates of the meeting point: 47° 30′ 11.456” E 19° 3′ 51.75”. View on Google Maps.
  • Starting time: 3.00 pm
  • Ending point: St. Andrea Wine & Skybar; 1052 Budapest, Deák Ferenc u. 5.