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Market Tour
for larger groups

Unforgettable Group Market Tour for Larger Tourist Groups
at Central Market Budapest

Whether you're a culinary enthusiast, an avid culture lover, or an inquisitive traveler, our group market tours at Central Market Budapest guarantees an unforgettable and enlightening exploration of Hungary's gastronomic treasures. Join us as uncover the hidden gems of this iconic market, leaving you with lasting memories and a deeper appreciation for Hungarian culture and food traditions.

Our Central Market Budapest tour is designed to cater to larger tourist groups, ensuring that everyone in your party can enjoy the tour comfortably. We’ll utilize audio systems to ensure that everyone can hear and actively participate in the tour. 

The market tour combines a stroll through all 3 floor levels, guiding you through a food section and a non-food section both of which embody the rich Hungarian heritage and culture that is expressed through foods and artifacts such as embroidery, porcelain, clothing and the arts & crafts.

Led by your knowledgeable local guide, our group tours offer an immersive experience, allowing you to discover the market’s rich history, cultural significance, and its role as a hub for local producers and artisans. 


Whether you choose the MARKET WALK or the CULINARY ADVENTURE, our tours are designed to cater to your group's preferences and interests.
Come and join us for a journey that celebrates the flavors, culture and traditions of Hungary at Central Market Budapest.

Option 1. - Market Walk
a journey of discovery

This option offers a fascinating opportunity to immerse yourselves in Hungarian culture and traditions while taking a leisurely stroll through both the vibrant food section and the intriguing non-food section of the market.

This approximately 1-hour tour will provide you with deep insights into the history, significance and local customs that have shaped the Central Market Hall into a beloved landmark of Budapest. 

While tastings are not included in this particular option, the journey will still be a sensory delight as you experience the colorful array of fresh produce, aromatic spices and unique crafts. 

Your guide will share captivating stories about the market’s role in Hungarian daily life, its historical importance and its ongoing cultural significance. 


Option 2. - Culinary Adventure
tasting the tradition

Get ready for an immersive culinary adventure that beautifully weaves together Hungarian culture, traditions and the delectable flavors that define its cuisine. 

Lasting around 1.5 hours, this experience promises and in-depth exploration of both the vibrant food section and the fascinating non-food section of the market.

Tastings are included in this adventure. Sample some of our specialties, different types of salamis and sausages, savor the sweet charm of strudel and the beloved Túró Rudi (cottage cheese chocolate bar).

Your guide will explain the historical context and cultural significance of each treat, providing you with a deeper understanding of Hungary’s culinary heritage. .




Depends on the group size, please ask for a quote.


Outside at the main entrance to the Central Market 

9. district, Vámház körút 1-3.


Our program comes with a 100% money back guarantee. If at anytime during the tour you decide it is not for you, your are not happy with our service or just expected something else, please let us know and you do not have to pay or we refund your money. No question asked. 

Key information

  Offered from Monday to Saturday starting at 9 or 10 a.m.*

√  Lasts approximately 1-1,5 hour

√  Minimum 13, maximum 35 people

√  Family friendly, children are welcome

√  Wheelchair and stroller accessible

√  Vegetarians are welcome

√  Not recommended for a gluten free diet

*  we are open to adjusting the timing if needed


You can pay online in advance, or in cash after the tour. We accept Euros, USD and Forint.

What's included?

Public Market Magic – 1-1.5 hour culinary and cultural adventure

Friendly and knowledgable local guide

♥ Local insights and stories 

♥ Very Hungarian foods – you’ll feast through the market

10% off on any of my Hungarian online cooking class – I’m a cooking class instructor at The Chef & The Dish – been featured in Saveur, BBC, Food Network, Delish, Sports Illustrated, Forbes, Shape Magazine and more. Sounds great, tell me more! 

Food tour for groups Central Market Budapest

Central Market Budapest is and iconic market, it is a must-visit in Budapest. You’ll have the opportunity to wander through the market’s three floors filled with vendors selling fresh produce, spices, meats, dairy products, pastries, and Hungarian delicacies. Your guide will provide insights into the local ingredients, traditional dishes, and their significance in Hungarian cuisine.

Throughout the tour, you’ll have chances to sample a variety of Hungarian dishes. These tastings will give you a flavorful introduction to Hungarian gastronomy.

The market offers much more than just food. You can browse through stalls selling handicrafts, local artwork, souvenirs, spices, Hungarian paprika, honey, lavender and other traditional products. Your guide can provide insights into the cultural significance of these items and help you find unique treasures to take home. 

Your guide will share stories and information about Hungarian customs, traditions, and the history of the markets. She explains how certain foods are prepared or how they are incorporated into local celebrations and festivals. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of Hungarian culture through these narratives.

The market tour provides an excellent opportunity to interact with your guide and ask questions about Budapest, Hungarian cuisine, or any other topics you’re interested in.  We share insider tips about other places to visit, restaurants to try, and hidden gems in the city.

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Central Market Tour Budapest

Culinary Hungary Market Tours

Agnes Barath

1094 Budapest, Márton utca 37.

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