Guided tour

Budapest: Classic Buda Castle Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tourist Angel
Guided tour

Budapest: Classic Buda Castle Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tourist Angel

From US$ 10.86 per person

Explore the Buda Castle District on a guided walking tour in Budapest. See highlights like the Matthias Church and the Royal Palace, and explore hidden gems while hearing about Hungarian history.

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Duration 2 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
French, German, Italian, English
Wheelchair accessible
Small group available


  • Walk on the old cobble-stone streets of the Castle District in Budapest
  • Admire the Gothic splendor of the Matthias Church and the Fishermen's Bastion
  • Explore the Royal Palace complex by walking around its courtyards
  • Enjoy the best river views with iconic sights like the Parliament building
  • Follow the commentary of your tour guide and be transported to the past
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Follow your guide through through the history and sights of the Buda Castle District on this walking tour in Budapest. Hear stories from Hungarian history as you see sights like the President's Palace, the Royal Palace, and the Hungarian Parliament building.

Begin your tour at the Baroque Holy Trinity Statue and walk to the 15th century, Gothic Matthias Church. Admire the fairy-tale like Fishermen's Bastion and take in views of the Danube river and the Parliament building from the Neo-Romanesque terraces.

Stroll along the old cobble-stone streets to get 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. 

Marvel at stunning views of the other side of the city across the majestic Danube River from the royal terraces. Capture pictures of views of the Margaret Bridge, the Chain Bridge, the Elizabeth Bridge, and the Liberty Bridge.

Visit the other side of the castle and enjoy an excellent view towards the forested Buda Hills from the medieval walls. End your tour near the Holy Trinity Statue where it began. 

  • Professional tour guide
  • Entry tickets
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

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  •  This tour will take place rain or shine
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Excellent tour of a beautiful historic part of Budapest with a clear, concise and nuanced historical overview that was relevant for understanding the landmarks but also for remembering the highlights of local history. Our guide Eva was particularly knowledgeable and extremely pleasant to talk to about Hungarian history and culture.

March 23, 2023

It was a very fun afternoon with Krystyna, going around the royal citadel of Buda. She really breathed life into the tour with anecdotes and explanations about the history of the city and Hungary. The tour itself is not so active, there are long periods standing which can be tiring for some. Personally I would have liked to move and see more. But I would not have changed our guide with another.

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March 23, 2023

It was an amazing experience. Vera, our guide was very professional, an excellent English speaker, fun and friendly, the information was well organized and easy to keep in mind. We had a lot of fun while learning important things about the history of this beautiful country. I warmly recommend this tour.

March 23, 2023

Product ID: 157275