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Budapest Castle District Walk with Cafe Stop

Tour price: 36€

DURATION: 2.5 hours
Year around - 14:30 Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

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Get to know the Buda Castle District!
Learn about the history of the Buda Castle District, from the first stone set to the modern day version we see today! On this guided tour, you'll learn all about the history of the Buda Castle District.

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Highlights and Themes

  • Learn about Buda Castle and its history of occupation
  • Medieval stories of kings whom resided here
  • The modern era and present day of the Buda castle area explained
  • Fun facts and stories
  • Visit the Fisherman's Bastion and Matyas Church (Inside)
  • Coffee and cake stop

Tour Price

2018 Rates

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36 € Adult
34 € Student (with a valid student card)
18 € Child (3-12 years)
Infants are free up to 2 years

Inclusions: English speaking guide, entrance to Matthias Church, coffee stop.

Exclusions: Transport to the meeting point or from the conclusion point, gratuity/tip.

See booking terms, conditions and cancellation points.


Year around - 14:30 Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

Meeting Point

Meeting point: Buda Castle District I, Szentháromság tér Holy Trinity statue (in the middle of the square).
Please look for our guide with a "Castle Walk" sign.
Tour ends in the Buda Castle District, near Matthias Church


Full Tour Description

Duration: 2.5 hours

Get a historical overview of the Buda Castle district, walk through the small cobblestone streets and squares with a professional local guide. You'll get a feel for its medieval aspects from the first stone laid to the present day use. Your guide will lead you through the castle area and its historical points,  occupations and roles it played throughout the Hungarian history.

Our tour takes you back in time to see how Castle Hill was originally built and designed. You'll come to understand how the whole area was used over the centuries by many different cultures and nations. We'll walk through these major historical points and learn how the castle district survived and helped its inhabitants defend and live through invasions and occupations for centuries. With us, you'll learn the secrets of the Buda Castle Hill!

During this tour, you will see the major sights including Royal Palace, the Presidential palace, Disz  Square, Holy Trinity Square, Hess Andras Square and Fisherman's Bastion. We'll also show you around inside the Matthias Church and tell its stories and legends.

We'll also take a break for coffee and cake in a cosy Café of the Castle District.

Important notice:
Please wear modest clothing (covering the shoulders and thighs) when visiting the church. Male visitors are requested to enter with a bare head - unless this is against the rules of their religion.

Our walking tours are small personal groups and generally do not have more than 15 participants, making them interactive and personal and giving you plenty of chances to ask questions and get to know your guide and press them for local tips of where to go and what else to do.

Booking Terms, Conditions and Cancellation Points:

  • Discounted pricing: Infant(s) free up to 2 years, children: 3-12 years special price, 13 years and older are charged at student price, student rate will require a valid student ID card when joining the tour.
  • Participants will need to be fit for light continuous walking, for up to 3 hours.
  • Tour goes in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately. Supplier not responsible for unforeseen delays or accidents.
  • Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund. No show or non-participation on the tour will not be refunded.

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