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  • Budapest: Classic Buda Castle Walking Tour

    1. Budapest: Classic Buda Castle Walking Tour

    Your tour begins at the Holy Trinity Statue, from where you walk around the magnificent Matthias Church - built in the splendid Gothic style of the 15th century. Next to the cathedral you can admire the Fishermen's Bastion, a fantastic fairy tale structure offering the best view over the Danube and the Hungarian Parliament building. After a pleasant walk on the old cobble-stone streets, leave the residential district to travel to the President's Palace and the Royal Palace complexes. Walk around the courtyards and fountains, and look at the proud guards outside the palace. From the royal terraces you can enjoy the the most stunning views of the other side of the city across the majestic Danube River, with full views of its main bridges: Margaret Bridge, Chain Bridge, Elizabeth Bridge, and Liberty Bridge. After walking back from the Royal Palace, explore the other side of the castle. Fr...

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

  • Budapest Day Trip from Vienna

    2. Budapest Day Trip from Vienna

    Experience the beautiful and historic city of Budapest with a day trip on a comfortable tour bus from Vienna. Take a comfortable ride through the plains of western Hungary to the city of Budapest, located on the scenic banks of the Danube River. Take an informative tour of the Buda and Pest districts, learning about their historical and cultural significance of the Hungarian capital along the way. Admire the most famous sights of the city, such as the majestic Buda Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and symbol of the city. See the Hungarian Parliament Building, a building inspired by the Palace of Westminster, and Heroes’ Square, St. Stephen's Basilica, Matthias Church, and enjoy a visit to Margaret Island as you learn the meanings of these diverse sights from your tour guide. At 17:00, return to Vienna and enjoy a drop off at your hotel.

    Wonderfully knowledgeable guides. It was a pleasure listening to them. We learnt a lot. It would be good to try and catch some more sights on foot. There are 7 hours of touring time,so plenty of opportunity.

  • Budapest: Live-Guided Castle District Segway Tour

    3. Budapest: Live-Guided Castle District Segway Tour

    Enjoy this 2-hour fully guided Budapest Castle District tour and see many of the city’s major attractions from the back of a unique, self-balancing vehicle. Your guide will provide you with a one-on-one training session, before you set off on the self-balancing Segway. You can enjoy touring in private groups, with a tour guide all of your own. Following your brief orientation, your tour will begin as you glide over to admire the views of the Fisherman's Bastion and Budapest Castle. You will traverse the Historic District, passing Liberty Square and the House of Parliament, before riding up to the scenic Buda Hill. From up here you can marvel at the Baroque architecture, while catching the aroma of traditional Hungarian "Kremshnit". You can then indulge in cake and a coffee at famous local cafe, before heading up to the highest point in Budapest of St. Matthias' Church.

    Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. The trip was interesting and we enjoyed the segways

  • Buda Castle: Private Walking Tour

    4. 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.

  • Budapest: Customized Private 4-Hour Walking Tour

    5. Budapest: Customized Private 4-Hour Walking Tour

    Discover Budapest on a flexible private walking tour that can be completely tailored to your interests. Spend a half-day with your personal guide, who will meet you at your Budapest hotel at an agreed time. You can see hidden gems as well as the most beautiful sights of the capital, such as Heroes’ Square. You might choose to hunt for antiques, learn about the city’s architecture, or head off on a gastronomic expedition. Hear about the tumultuous history of the city and the nation. Enjoy the pleasant atmosphere and the beautiful parks. See the amazing Szechenyi Bath and the picturesque Vajdahunyad Castle. Travel by the first subway line in continental Europe and stop at the gorgeous State Opera House to hear some interesting facts and stories about the building. Admire the splendid architecture St. Stephen's Basilica, the 2nd-largest church in Hungary. See the sights of Castle Hill, s...

    Eva our guide is a wonderful woman. The tour was amazing reach of so many informations she provided us that we wanted to write everything down. She is really like the perfect guide should be. Gentle, kind, emphatic, full of knowledge about the history and not only. It was a great experience thanks to her. We are really satisfied. Thank you Eva!

  • Budapest: Private Walking Tour in German

    6. Budapest: Private Walking Tour in German

    Set off on a walking tour in the oldest parts of Budapest. Explore Leopard Town (Leopoldstadt), the Chain Bridge, and the Buda Castle areas. Take in the most beautiful views the city has to offer. Discover sights such as St. Stephen's Basilica, Elizabeth Square, the Royal Palace, the President's Palace, the Castle Quarter, Matthias Church, and the Fisherman's Bastion. Learn about the turbulent 1,100 years of Hungarian history from the conquest of the country to the most recent democratic changes, as you sample the visual delights of this amazing city. Gain an insider's perspective along the way from a local guide who will answer any questions you might have. Get a perfect introduction to the Hungarian Capital.

  • Budapest: Castle District Walk with Café Stop

    7. Budapest: Castle District Walk with Café Stop

    This private small-group walking tour provides an insight into the fascinating history of Buda Castle District, from medieval days to the present. Your guide will explain how Castle Hill was originally designed, and how the area was used by a number of different cultures over the centuries. During this 2.5-hour tour you’ll see the major landmarks and monuments of the district, including the Royal Palace, the Presidential Palace, Disz Square, Holy Trinity Square, Hess Andras Square, and the Fisherman’s Bastion. You’ll have the opportunity to admire the interior of Matthias Church, and hear the stories behind the fascinating sites. You’ll also enjoy a break for coffee and cake at a cosy café in the Castle District.

    Rebekah provided a tour de force performance! Very knowledgeable and extremely passionate, she educated and entertained us in equal measure. Highly recommended!

  • Buda Castle: Private Walking Tour in German

    8. Buda Castle: Private Walking Tour in German

    Feel the historical atmosphere of the oldest district of Budapest. Walk along the Buda Castle District, see the major places of interest and explore hidden gems whilst hearing stories of Hungarian history. Begin your tour at the Holy Trinity Statue, from where you will walk around the magnificent Matthias Church. Admire the Fishermen's Bastion, a fantastic fairy tale structure offering the best view over the Danube, and the Hungarian Parliament building. Listen to many stories and legends about the history of this beautiful town from your German-speaking local tour guide. Leave the residential district to travel to the President's Palace and the Royal Palace complexes. Walk around the courtyards and fountains, and look at the proud guards outside the palace. Get stunning views across the majestic Danube River, with full views of its main bridges: Margaret Bridge, Chain Bridge, Elizabe...

  • Budapest: 3-Hour Buda Castle Walk

    9. Budapest: 3-Hour Buda Castle Walk

    This tour will showcase not only the important sites—such as the eclectic Matthias Church with its colorful tiled roof and brightly colored interior, the Royal Palace complex and the Fisherman’s Bastion—but also the secret spots hidden in the side streets that should not be missed. The streets follow the shape of the hill, and have seen plenty of action since the mid-13th century when the first royal residence was built here. Your guide will discuss the periods of history which influenced this neighborhood, with a special emphasis on the Jewish population which once lived here, the Hungarian royalty and the Habsburg empire. You’ll learn about the heroes and villains of World War II who left their mark here, and the brutal siege of Budapest in which the neighborhood was demolished when the German and Russian armies met on these streets. Buda became an important European city in the 15th ...

    My wife and I were the only ones on this small group tour and we got the perfect private tour experience with our guide. She was incredibly sweet and had lots of interesting stuff to share about the history of Budapest and Matthais Church. We stopped for coffee and had the best cream cake at Ruszwurm confectionery. We highly recommend this tour for anyone who wants to explore Buda castle and its surroundings.

  • All In One 3-Hour Walking Tour with Coffee Stop

    10. All In One 3-Hour Walking Tour with Coffee Stop

    Experience everything Budapest has to offer on this packed walking tour. The tour begins at the Opera House, then take a short ride on the Millennium metro to Heroes Square' and Budapest's city park. Once there you will learn about Hungarian history and culture through the line of kings displayed in chronological order. Then, walk through the park to visit Vajdahunyad Castle, a complex built for the World Expo in 1896. Afterwards, stop by Szechenyi Bath House to learn about the country's unique bathing culture. Hop back on the metro and stop by Andrassy Blvd. Next, continue toward Elizabeth Square and St. Stephen’s Basilica before taking a break in a café for a taste of Hungary’s most famous pastry. Once refreshed, take a trip toward the downtown area with a stop at Vaci Street and Vorosmarty Square. Finally, climb the steps up to the Royal Palace and walk through the old cobblestone s...

    We had Kristina as our tour guide, she was amazing. The history of Budapest/Hungary is fascinating, we really went into the older history of the country, and ended in current day. Our tour guide was friendly informative and the coffee shop/snack was to die for..do it!

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What people are saying about Matthias Church

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 33 reviews

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

Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. The trip was interesting and we enjoyed the segways

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