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Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden (Fővárosi Állat és Növénykert) Tours

Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden (Fővárosi Állat és Növénykert)
From butterflies to carnivorous plants, the diversity of the natural world is on display at the . Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden (Fővárosi Állat- és Növénykert). Marvel at wildlife from around the globe at this popular destination that’s been operating for more than 150 years.

The Basics 
Situated in City Park, the Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden is a standout attraction showcasing a plethora of flora and fauna, including upward of 900 animal species. Daily activities such as animal feedings and 3D film screenings enrich guests’ experience. Budapest sightseeing tours sometimes stop by the zoo, though an independent visit is best if you want to take your time. Tickets are available online. 

It’s easy to pair a zoo visit with other park attractions. Check out the Széchenyi Thermal Bath, the Museum of Fine Arts, or Vajdahunyad Castle, an architectural pastiche from 1896.

Things to Know Before You Go 
  • The zoo is mostly accessible to wheelchairs, though hilly areas and cobblestones may be challenging.
  • Set aside about four hours for your visit, if you want to see it all.
  • Students, seniors, and Budapest Card holders enjoy discounted entry.

How to Get There
The centrally located Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden is easiest to reach on public transit. Take the M1 metro to the Széchenyi Fürdő stop, or the 72 trolley to the Állatkert stop. Alternatively, get there by city bikeshare, another convenient and inexpensive option.

When to Get There
The zoo is open daily year-round, including most holidays. Opening hours change seasonally. For fewer crowds, avoid peak summer tourist season, and go on a weekday instead of a weekend.

What to See at the Zoo & Botanical Garden
Although this charming attraction was almost destroyed in World War II, its many historic buildings still stand today. Look for quirky structures like the art-nouveau-style Bird House alongside more recently renovated spaces. Exhibit highlights include the reptile house and the Madagascar house, where the lemurs hang out. Younger guests shouldn’t miss the petting farm.
Address: Állatkerti körút 6-12, Budapest, Central Hungary, Hungary
Admission: Varies
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Historical and Cultural Guided Tour of Budapest

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Budapest’s history and culture are rich and complex, but easily overlooked if sightseeing independently. This private full-day tour delves deeper than you could alone: covering not only the sights but Budapest’s past, folklore, cuisine, and customs to give you a full picture of Hungary’s capital and its people. View must-sees such as Buda Castle, Heroes’ Square, and more; uncover their history, and feel free to tailor the itinerary around you.
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Budapest: Self-Guided City Experience

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Explore the city of Budapest the Vox City way, discover its best-kept secrets with self guided walking routes, audio content and must-see highlights, all from the palm of your hand. Discover the city's array of striking architectures, from the historic gem Buda Castle to the Hungarian Parliament Building, one of the most notable landmarks in the country. Experience some of Budapest's most idyllic tourist attractions, including Széchenyi Thermal Bath and Gellert Spa, or stroll across the Széchenyi Chain Bridge and enjoy panoramic views of the beautiful Danube River. Tune into your audio commentary as you stroll through the city to amplify your sightseeing experience, or if you fancy, take a beak from discovering the sights and enjoy Budapest's countless eateries, bars and shopping districts. When you’re ready, plan your next walking route, pinpoint your favourite sights and source the best photo hotspots, as you continue your exploration of Budapest the Vox City way.
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