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Buda Castle Caves

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Budapest: Buda Castle Cave Walking Tour

1. Budapest: Buda Castle Cave Walking Tour

Explore a part of the network of underground tunnels under Castle Hill with your guide. Learn more about the history and role of the cave tunnels and their geology. Admire the natural limestone and the manpower that went into creating this labyrinth cave system. Meet for the cave tour either at Trinity Square (Szentháromság tér) or for the shorter tour option at Dárda Street, where you enter the Buda Castle underground cave system. After a short introduction, you will start your tour and learn about the history of the labyrinth-like of the cave system which once served as wine cellars, bomb shelters, and even a medieval prison. Admire the natural limestone caverns and the 800-year-old man-made cellars in one of the most unique caves of Hungary. The tour is a journey through time during where you will be able to learn a lot about not only the geology of the Buda Castle but also about the combined work of man and nature throughout many centuries.

Budapest: German Walking Tour in the Buda Castle District

2. Budapest: German Walking Tour in the Buda Castle District

Visit the Buda Castle District on a guided walking tour in Budapest. Learn about the history of this district and see popular sights including the Mary Magdalene Tower, Sándor Palace, and more. Meet your guide near the Vienna Gate, in the heart of the Castle District. Then, set out to explore the Old Town, passing by important historical buildings as you go. See the Mary Magdalene Tower, Matthias Church, the Fisherman's Bastion, and the old Café Ruszwurm, one of Europe's oldest pastry shops, and learn about each of these sights from your guide. Your walking tour continues to the old buildings of Buda Castle which once housed government offices and ministries. Admire the Royal Stables, Sándor Palace, and the Royal Castle, and glimpse the Castle Funicular. Your tour comes to an end outside the Budapest Castle Bazaar. Feel free to keep exploring on your own from here, visiting the nearby Chain Bridge or the Royal Gardens. 

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4.7 / 5

based on 433 reviews

Dora explained everything in detail was fascinating could had done with more time very knowledgeable she told us at the end it was her first solo tour in English to our suprise. She made the tour fantastic thanks so much Dora.

Excellent. Friendly, knowledgeable guide, amazing location and a good length of activity for a great price. Thoroughly enjoyable, not for the claustrophobic or those who are scared of the dark!

This tour is fantastic! I couldn’t recommend it more. The tour guide was lovely and very passionate which completely made the tour! Would definitely recommend to anyone!

A must see whilst it's open as over the years it is closed down. The tour guide was brilliant, knew his stuff and through some humour in along the way

Learning about this history of the city and why its culture is so rich was fantastic Tour guide was incredible and very funny