Guided tour

Budapest: Walking Tour of Buda Castle with a Historian

Budapest: Walking Tour of Buda Castle with a Historian

Activity provider: Budapest Explorers
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From US$ 46.95 per person

Your visit to Budapest would not be complete without visiting the majestic complex of Buda Castle. Get ready to step back in time and take a stroll in the historical core of Buda Castle with a passionate historian who will tell you the whole story.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Royal Palace Gardens and the Savoy Terrace
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of the Parliament & the Pest side from the Fisherman's Bastion, the most romantic place in town
  • Discover Matthias Church, arguably the most beautiful church in Budapest
  • Enjoy delicious coffee during a coffee break
Full description
On this amazing 2.5-hour walking tour, get acquainted with the historical core of Buda, the oldest part of Budapest. Experience more than 1100 years of Hungarian history coming alive in front of you through your history buff tour guide's presentations, and learn all about the local significance of the Buda Castle: a district where thousands of people live and many more go for romantic strolls, enjoying the superb views and lights. You will walk through the winding alleys and experience breathtaking views from the ramparts. Be ready for the fascinating historical stories about Buda Castle from the Middle Ages to World War II.  Explore the whole complex of the Buda Castle District including the Royal Palace, Savoy Terrace, Matthias Fountain, Palace Gardens, Alexander Palace, the Hungarian Presidential Palace, Matthias Church, and get panoramic views of the Parliament & the Pest side from Fisherman's Bastion. As an added bonus to round off your experience, enjoy delicious coffee during the coffee stop.
Includes
  • English or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance to Mathias Church
  • Coffee break
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Masks are optional for this activity

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    Meeting point

    Holy Trinity Square - Szentháromság tér - Castle District

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    • If it rains, please bring an umbrella or rain jacket as the walk is mostly outside. In case of rain we will slightly modify the itinerary to include more indoor locations.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 50 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.9/5
    • Service
      5/5
    • Organization
      4.9/5

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    Our guide was Daniel and he was extremely knowledgeable in the history and politics of Hungary. Conversation was easy and he told us stories that you wouldn't find in textbooks or on the Internet. No topics were out of bounds, super interesting. Probably the best 3 hours I've spent in Budapest :) he took us around the castle district we even went into the The Hilton hotel and in the wine cellar! Absolutely worth it!

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    March 29, 2022

    Our guide Adam was wonderfull, first class! Very kwowlegeable and kind, a bit sarcastic und full of humour. He took all the time to answer our different questions in a very serious and competent way and showed us many beautifull places. We were even invited for a coffe break with strudel... I was so happy to have this wonderfull interesting tour which helps to understand culture and people from hungary better. Once more a great thank you to Adam!

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    August 30, 2020

    One of the best walking tours I have ever done. Regina our guide was so knowledgeable and so lovely sharing so much of the history of her much loved city. I can not recommend this tour highly enough. The small group is perfect. We all got to know one another. I was on my own and thoroughly enjoyed it. We started with coffee in a lovely Hungarian coffee shop/restaurant where Regina told us the history of Hungary. The Buda Castle tour with historian Regina was the highlight of my trip to Budapest.

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    September 12, 2019

    Product ID: 160547