Budapest: Private Walking Tour of the Castle District

Budapest: Private Walking Tour of the Castle District

From $88.98 per person

Discover the rich history of Buda’s Castle District on a private guided tour and also see what life is like today. Walk along the medieval streets, see the interior of Matthias Church, and enjoy a break for coffee with a traditional Hungarian pastry.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • See the main sights of the Buda Castle area
  • Hear about the medieval kings who once lived here
  • Visit Fisherman’s Bastion and go inside Matthias Church
  • Enjoy coffee and cake at a cozy café
Full description
Meet your guide in the historical Castle District, your private guide will lead you along the area’s cobbled medieval streets to see the main sights. The guide will bring the past of this fascinating area to life, relating stories and legends of the Castle District, and showing you hidden areas that are often overlooked on other tours. You’ll gain an insight into the historical events that have shaped the Castle District over the centuries. Learn how the area was originally laid out and built, and how it has been used over the centuries by many different cultures. See the Royal Palace, the Presidential Palace, Disz Square, Holy Trinity Square, Hess András Square, and the Fisherman’s Bastion. You’ll also have the opportunity to see inside Matthias Church, and hear about its interesting past. There will be a coffee break with a traditional Hungarian pastry along the way.
Includes
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Admission to Matthias Church
  • Coffee and cake stop
  • Public transportation tickets (during the tour)
  • Transportation from the ending point
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Buda Castle District, Holy Trinity statue in the middle of the Square.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Participants need to be sufficiently fit for light continuous walking, for up to 2 hours. Tours operate in all weather conditions, so please dress appropriately
  • Please wear modest clothing (covering shoulders and thighs) for entering churches. Male visitors are requested to enter with their head bare, unless this is against their religion
  • The guide will meet you in your hotel reception 5 minutes prior to tour time
  • If your accommodation is not centrally located, an alternate meeting point can be arranged
  • Programs canceled within 72 hours of the tour date incur a 100 per cent cancelation fee. No-shows will not be refunded
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