Budapest Tour: Special Graffiti tours around the Sziget Festival
Even though, with as all new rules as result of the policy of the current government, also the freedom of the Graffiti Artists is increasingly curtailed and there is even a special police department which is engaged in combating this form of Art, still outstanding Artworks be realised.
Because the Sziget Festival visitors are in general lovers of freedom and also Graffiti Art, Szia Budapest organizes in 2012 for the first time around and during the Sziget Festival special tours along unique Graffiti Walls and other locations. And for low prices, in order to keep it fun and to make it possible for everyone to book a tour, although the fact that only a limited number of people can participate on each tour.
Almost certainly you'll see during a tour recent but also older work by Crews as the ICC-Crew and the AFX-Crew and artists such as Deneb, Nikon, Taker, Heat and many others. It is not possible to predict which locations will be visited in August 2012, but with more than 60 known locations it shall be, without any doubt, varied tours. And because there are several fixed tours, which differing from each other regarding to the locations that shall be visited, you are able, if you're enthusiastic, to book a second tour along other locations. Also check the website Budapestgraffiti where as much as possible the developments of Graffiti Art in Budapest are followed.
Between August 1 to 15 daily two tours will be held. The morning tours are starting at 09.00 and last until approx. 12.00-12.30 hours. The afternoon tours are starting at 13.30 hours and last until approximately 16.30-17.00 hours;
All tours shall start and ending at the BatthyÃ¡ny tÃ©r, which is the start-/end station of HÃ‰V line 5 to the Sziget Festival. Meeting point: in front of the statue for the church on the square;
The maximum number of participants is 6 people per tour. Registration/reservation is required and can be done via the contact form on this website or by using the phonenumber (+36) 30-7321269;
Basically it are not private guided tours. These still can be booked, also for other tours, but at different rates and only if on that day no special Graffiti tours are booked;
The tours be held in Dutch and / or English depending on the persons of the group;
Each participant must have a public transport pass or individual tickets, these are not included in the price of the tour;
Tours will always be held, even if only one person has booked for a morning or afternoon tour;
Tours be given without a break for a drink. If the majority of the group likes to drink somewhat, then the time of this break is included in the duration of the tour.
If you want to book a private tour along Graffiti Art locations during this period for one or more persons, you pay â‚¬20 for one person, â‚¬22,50 for 2 persons and more persons (maximum 6) pay â‚¬7.50 each. You should clearly indicate this in the reservation.