Great Market Hall Culinary Tour
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Please note that the tasting is not equivalent with a full lunch. The program can be purchased with or without the tasting, please check carefully before selecting.
Meet the Lion Fountain in the middle of Vörösmarty Square. Budapest, Vörösmarty tér, 1051
Join a delicious tour inside the largest and most iconic markets of Budapest! - But first walk through the famous pedestrian street and get aquinted into the most famous shops on Váci Street!
Your insider guide will meet you at the Lion Fountain in the middle of Vörösmarty Square and after a brief introduction to the history of the Hungarian kitchen you will start your descent into the peculiar world of this market.
As you enter the more than a century old building you will be greeted immediately by the true Hungarian mentality. Friendly vendors will offer their goods as your guide introduces you to the local market etiquette and leads you through the best stands.
Enjoy a hearty tasting of home grown local goods at various different stands of the market and meet the people who produced them. Sample warm scones with several Hungarian salamis such as winter or mangalica salami and a super-spicy one for the most courageous! If this wasn’t enough, you can chase it down with a wide range of selectable pickled foods like cabbage, lángos, chalice, melons, and naturally, pickles. To avoid leaving with a sour taste in your mouth you’ll be guided to the sweetest stand of the market to try some home-made marmalade such as plum or lavender jam. Here, you can also taste famous local mushroom creams made from truffles.
As the cherry on top, you will be treated to the finest handmade strudels you have ever tasted, made on the spot by a 100% genuine, Hungarian grandma.
Enjoy the tastiest sightseeing in Budapest!