Buda Castle walking tour
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Buda Castle walking tour

4.5/5
Excellent
Based on 27 reviews
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£9.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Availability: Daily
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 2 hours
Do this because
  • Follow the commentary of your English-speaking tour guide to feel the historical atmosphere of the oldest district of Budapest
  • Admire the Gothic splendor of the Matthias Church and explore the seven towers of Fishermen's Bastion
  • Explore the Royal Palace complex by walking around its courtyards
  • Enjoy the stunning views of the Danube River and its bridges
  • Walk on the old cobble-stone streets of the Castle District
What to expect

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. From the medieval walls you have an excellent view towards the Buda Hills - the western part of the city with its forests and nature parks. Your tour later ends at the tour starting point at the Holy Trinity Statue, in front of the Matthias Church.

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What's included
  • check Professional English-speaking tour guide
What's not included
  • x_not_included Entry tickets: you can visit Matthias Church and museums on your own, after the tour
Where

Budapest, Szentháromság tér, 1014 Hungary

Meeting point:
Meet your guide in front of the Holy Trinity Statue, opposite of the front gate of Matthias Church. The guide will carry a sign with "GUIDED TOUR" written on it.
Provider
Tourist Angel Smc
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.5/5

Based on 27 reviews from verified customers

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Review categories

Safety

4.4/5

Service

4.4/5

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4.4/5

Value for money

4.5/5

  • Lorraine

    From United States of America - May 2024

    Travelled with a group of friends

     

    45 - 54 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Not quite what we were expecting. Guide excellent but castle not really a castle and only saw things from the outside. Meeting point a long way from s ...

  • Clare

    From United States of America - May 2024

    Travelled as a couple

     

    35 - 44 years old

    Great

    Overall rated

    3/5

    We did this tour on a very hot day after having walked around Buda before hand. The tour covered most of the outside areas at the top of the castle hi ...

  • Satisfied traveller

    From United Kingdom - May 2024

    Travelled as a couple

     

    45 - 54 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    4/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - May 2024

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Our tour guide was excellent, unfortunately the Chinese dictator was visiting so much of the area including Fisherman’s Bastion was closed off. Nothin ...

  • Steve C

    From United States of America - May 2024

    Travelled as a couple

     

    45 - 54 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    4/5

    the buda castle area in parts was a building site which should have been indicated. Better information should have been given as to how to make own wa ...

  • Anonymous

    From France - May 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Tres bonne visite très intéressante avec un guide agréable

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