Castle Hill, Budapest
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  • Budapest: TukTuk Tour with Zwack Unicum Distillery Tour

    1. Budapest: TukTuk Tour with Zwack Unicum Distillery Tour

    See all the spectacular sights of Budapest and take a distillery tour, all while cruising in a TukTuk. After being picked up from your hotel, you’ll be off and motoring in your TukTuk. As you roll through the city streets you’ll see some of Pest’s most famous locales including St.Stephen's Basilica, Hungarian State Opera House, Heroes Square, Széchenyi Spa, the old Jewish District, and the Great Market Hall. Hop off the TukTuk and take 1-hour guided tour of the Zwack Distillery and Museum. The Zwack distillery is the oldest distillery in the capital, and unicum herbal liqueur is regarded as a national drink. Take a swig of this iconic herbal liquor during a tasting. After the tour, see all the sights there are to see on the Buda side. Check out the secessionist Gellért Bath, the Philosopher’s Garden, the Castle Garden Bazaar, the Castle District, the Matthias Church, and the Fisherman’...

  • Buda Castle: Private Walking Tour

    2. Buda Castle: Private Walking Tour

    See all the major sights of Buda Castle on a private walking tour with an experienced guide. Visit the magnificent Matthias Church, built in the 15th century. Explore the Fisherman's Bastion, a spectacular fairy tale structure offering a scenic view over the Danube and the Hungarian Parliament building. Climb up to the 80 m high Matthias Tower's panorama terrace and see the breathtaking panorama of Budapest. Next, taste the famous Hungarian cakes in the legendary Ruszwurm cafe and feel the warmth of the beautiful city. Ride on the Funicular of Buda Castle and see the splendidly restored buildings of the Royal Palace of Budapest. Listen to the history and about the legends of the ancient castle of Buda from your experienced guide. Admire the baroque palaces of Castle District Budapest and hear the stories behind the fascinating sites.

  • Discover Budapest: Private 3- or 4-Hour Tour by Car

    3. Discover Budapest: Private 3- or 4-Hour Tour by Car

    Enjoy a private guided tour of the stunning city of Budapest, and get to know the city’s secular history as you visit both the Buda and Pest sides. Begin the day in the city downtown, and cross the Széchenyi Chain Bridge to visit the hilly Buda side. Walk through the beautiful Castle District the Gothic-style Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion. Continue the tour with a drive up the next hill to the lush Gellért Hill, and admire the Citadel on the top before continuing the tour to the Pest quarter on the east side of the river. Visit the Central Market Hall to discover the freshest Hungarian food, and then continue on to the National Museum and the Jewish Quarter. Next, take the Andrássy Avenue pass by the fascinating State Opera House, stopping for a visit at the impressive Heroes' Square. Continue on with a walk through City Park, pass Vajdahunyad Castle, and visit St. Stephe...

    Interesting tour to get an overview of Budapest so we knew what we want to go back and visit in more depth.

  • Budapest: Private City Tuk-Tuk Tour & Boat Cruise

    4. Budapest: Private City Tuk-Tuk Tour & Boat Cruise

    This tour takes you to see the famous sights of Budapest, such as the Andrássy Avenue, old Jewish District, Gellért Baths, Citadel, Castle District, Margaret Bridge and the Government District and Parliament. Your tuk-tuk driver is also your personal guide, so sit back and enjoy his stories and insights as he takes you on a tour catered to your interests, temperament and pace. Every tuk-tuk is equipped with a tablet to give passengers access to PocketGuide, the audio tour application. Other sites on this tour include the Hungarian State Opera House, Heroes' Square, Széchenyi Spa, Great Synagogue, Petite Paris, Great Market Hall, Liberty Bridge, Philosopher's Garden, Castle Garden Bazaar, Chain Bridge and Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion. Following the Tuk-Tuk tour, enjoy a 1-hour and 10-minute boat tour along the River Danube. Relax and watch as the city's sights float by.

  • Budapest: Half-Day Private Car Tour

    5. Budapest: Half-Day Private Car Tour

    You can see the most important sights of Budapest during this 4-hour long tour. This program is recommended for those who have only a short time, want to explore the city alone, or need an orientation. During such a city tour you can decide what you want to see more thoroughly and where you want to go back to. Sightseeing by car is more comfortable and less tiring and allows more time to spend in all places. The suggested highlights include Heroes' Square, Széchenyi Spa, Vajdahunyad Castle, Andrássy Avenue, State Opera House, St. Stephen's Basilica, Liberty Square, House of Parliament, Chain Bridge, National Museum, Synagogue, old historical town with tight streets of the Castle District, Fisherman's Bastion, Royal Palace, Matthias Church, and the spectacular view from the Gellért Hill (Citadel).

  • Budapest: Private Full-Day Discovery Tour

    6. Budapest: Private Full-Day Discovery Tour

    Traverse both the Pest and Buda sides of the city during an eight hour, full-day tour. With the added convenience of a private car that will transport you from place to place, you will have more than enough time to explore the city more deeply, and learn about Hungarian history, culture, arts, politics, gastronomy, and people. Avoid the tiring drudge of walking back and forth across the city and save your energy for exploring the sights themselves. Some highlights of the tour include Heroes' Square, the Széchenyi Spa, Vajdahunyad Castle, Andrássy Avenue, the State Opera House, the St. Stephen's Basilica, Liberty Square, and the House of Parliament. You will also have the opportunity to experience Chain Bridge, the National Museum, the Synagogue, and the old historical town of the Castle District throughout this comprehensive city tour. Stretch your legs at a number of sites and hop bac...

    A very informative tour, well paced giving an in depth overview of Budapest. Loved it!

  • Budapest Private Guided 3-Hour City Tour by Bus

    7. Budapest Private Guided 3-Hour City Tour by Bus

    See the main sights on both parts of the river in Budapest. Walk around the Castle District, enjoy the view from the Citadel, drive along the Andrássy Avenue to Heroes’ Square, passing by many of the sights of the city. Your tour starts after pick-up from your hotel. On the Buda side, stop in the Castle District and during a short walk you will see the main attractions of the area. Walk to the Matthias Church and to the Fisherman’s Bastion. The Gellért Hill (Citadel) provides the most spectacular view of Budapest. On the Pest side, you can see Parliament, St. Stephens Basilica and many other sights. On the way to the Heroes’ Square you can see Adrássy Avenue with the Opera House, the House of Terror and many luxury shops. After that, the drive continues to the City Park. You will pass by the Vajdahunyad Castle, Europe’s largest thermal spa (Széchenyi Bath) and the Budapest Zoo and the ...

  • Budapest in a Day Private Luxury Sightseeing Tour

    8. Budapest in a Day Private Luxury Sightseeing Tour

    Take a fascinating full-day tour of Hungary’s capital city, and see all the sights that make Budapest so famous. Visit UNESCO World Heritage monuments, and discover hidden treasures on a tailor-made trip by luxury Mercedes or Audi vehicle. Following a pick-up from your hotel or private residence, explore the history and culture of the city through the eyes of a local guide. Go in search of hidden gems, alongside world-famous attractions, such as Heroes’ Square. Hear stories from Budapest’s tumultuous history, and experience the pleasant atmosphere of its beautiful parks. Go to Szechenyi Baths to marvel at Europe’s largest medicinal baths, and explore picturesque Vajdahunyad Castle. See the opulent State Opera House, and the splendid façade of St. Stephen’s Basilica. Ascend Castle Hill to look at the 700-year-old Matthias Church. Then, enjoy panoramic views from the terrace and towers o...

  • Budapest: Buda Castle Private Walking Tour

    9. Budapest: Buda Castle Private Walking Tour

    Perched on the left bank of the Danube River, the Castle District of Budapest is the hilly, older section of the city, full of stunning architecture from the medieval to the baroque. On this 3-hour walking tour around Buda Castle (Royal Palace), you will journey back to the 13th century, and explore the golden period of the 15th century. The Ottoman invasion, the Habsburg period, and the battles of 1944-1945 all had a significant effect on the architectural feature of the district. From the walls - the most strategic position in the city - you can gaze out at one of the most beautiful cityscapes in the world. Admire the most popular attractions, such as Matthias Church on Holy Trinity Square and the Fishermen's Bastion. The tour can be extended on request, with a visit to Watertown, the narrow area of twisting streets between the Danube and Castle Hill.

    Attila was excellent in every aspect of the tour. This was a perfect tour for my wife and I to spend an afternoon on with an extremely knowledgeable and interested historian. I highly recommend this tour.

  • Budapest: Private City Exploration

    10. Budapest: Private City Exploration

    Budapest holds a front-ranking position among the most attractive cities of the world. Centuries-old architectural and cultural heritage with the latest features of modern life • The river Danube divides the city into two parts: the hilly right side with the Castle Hill for her charming squares, narrow twisting streets, and fantastic views over the city. Visit to the Mathias Church, the Fisherman's Bastion, the Royal Palace courtyards • Pest offers a really amazing tour for architecture lovers of the 19th century. The Parliament, State Opera House, Heroes' Square, the Museum of Fine Arts, the hundred-year old Thermal Baths, the Capital's Largest Covered Market, Europe's largest Synagogue in the Jewish city area... and many other beautiful and interested sites to explore with me.

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What people are saying about Castle Hill, Budapest

We were really pleased with the service we received from “Tourist Angel”. She was quite knowledgeable and very kind. We learned a lot of fascinating facts about Hungary and its history. We would highly recommend anyone interested to know more about Hungary to get a tour from “Tourist Angel”

We had a wonderful guide who took her time to give us insight to Hungarian history from the Middle Ages to recent history. A mixture of historical facts and legends, beautiful view. We can highly recommend!

Our guide, Naomi, was very knowledgeable and eager to share the history of Hungary, the historic empires, and the sights along the tour’s route. She was very friendly and we would highly recommend the tour

The Hungarian guide showed that she has great knowledge of Hungary’s history and civilisation.

The tour was exactly as advertised with a very knowledgeable tour guide