Budapest: Private Insider Tour of Grand Ecseri Flea Market

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Budapest: Private Insider Tour of Grand Ecseri Flea Market

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Visit Budapest’s Grand Ecseri Flea Market and learn how to haggle for souvenir bargains with an amusing local guide. Sample Hungarian fast food treats, such as langos and strudel, and rummage for Communist relics and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup included
Please provide the local operator with your address for pick up.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Budapest's famous flea market for buyers and sellers
  • Haggle for relics of the Communist days at Grand Esceri
  • Learn the phrases you'll need to bargain for souvenir items
  • Meet maverick characters
  • Sample typical Hungarian fast food
Full description
Get the Ecseri feeling on this 4-hour guided tour of Budapest’s best flea markets for buyers and sellers alike. Meet maverick characters and discover a fascinating array of objects from the past, including uniforms, badges, and Communist reliquaries. Meet your guide at the Jolly Presszó for the short bus ride to Grand Ecseri. Learn bargaining phrases in Hungarian and the ritual of bargaining en route. Get a brief history of Ecseri (called Tango by locals), a vast market of ancient telephones, curious gadgets and secondhand books. Going to the flea market is a journey back in time. You will see a huge variety of old objects as your guide reveals the secrets that they hide. Break for snacks of Hungarian fast food, including fresh lángos, fried meats and strudel. And take home mementos of the Communist past.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Notebooks
  • Pens
  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Please note that taking pictures at the market is okay, but taking photos of people is not always welcome
  • You will need to bring 2 pre-purchased bus tickets
  • Only cash is accepted at the market, preferably no big notes (e.g. HUF 20,000)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    2.5/5
  • Safety
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The tour was very nice, Miklos, Barna and Adam were splendid. They emailed me several times just to make sure the tour was confirmed. They came to pick me up at home and we went to the Ecseri market by public transport, as expected. Adam and Barna were very nice during the tour, I thought I was with friends. Adam took many pictures of us together, which were immediately delivered to me in Italy. I consider this your local correspondent EXCELLENT. they are very organized, sincere and very correct.

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August 19, 2018

Great tour out of the metropolis to a very nice and large flea market with lots of antiques. Our guide was great and everyone was able to answer our questions, it was very informative and highly recommended for us.

January 3, 2020

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