Take a tour in the historical castle district of Budapest, visit the Buda Castle and many of the attractions and hidden gems of the Buda Castle Hill. 2.5 hour leisurely paced walking tour, including visit inside the Matthias Church.
Inclusions in Buda Castle Tour
- 2.5 hour walking tour
- Professional English guide
- Entry to Matthias Church
- Small Group tours
- Coffee & Cake
Dates & Hours
Duration: 2.5 hours
Dates: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Hours: 2.30 pm – 5pm
Prices of Castle & Church Tour
€39 / Adult
€37 / Student
€19 / Child (3-12 y.o.).
Book online now to secure your place in this popular walking tour.
Highlights of the Buda Castle & Church Tour
- Buda Castle area, history of occupation
- Kings of the medieval Buda Castle
- Modern day history of the Buda castle district
- Fun facts and intriguing stories about life in the Buda Castle
- Visiting the Fisherman’s Bastion
- Visiting the Matthias Church (tour inside the church)
- Visiting a Coffee and cake shop in the Buda Castle: coffee and cake included in the price
Historical overview of the Buda Castle district, with a private walk through the small cobblestone streets and squares. Feeling the medieval aspects from the first stone laid to the present day use. Your guide will lead you through the castle area and the historical points, occupations and roles it played throughout the Hungarian history.
History & Secrets of the Buda Castle Hill
The castle tour takes you back in time of how the Buda Castle Hill was originally built and designed. You will learn about how people lived here, how the castle and its surrounding area were and have been used over the centuries by many different cultures and nations.
During the castle tour you will walk through the major historical attractions and sights, and learn about how the castle district survived and helped its inhabitants defend and live through invasions and occupations for many a centuries.
Attractions and Sights of the Buda Castle District
During the tour you will see the major areas of the Buda Royal Palace, the Hungarian Presidential palace, the historical squares of the Buda Castle district, such as Disz Square, Holy Trinity Square, Hess Andras Square, and you will visit the famous lookout towers and terraces of the Fisherman’s Bastion.
You will be shown around inside the (neo)-Gothic Matthias Church and hear about its stories and legends.
There is a pleasant break with coffee and cake in a cosy Café of the Castle District.
Please wear decent garments (covering shoulders and thighs) when visiting the Matthias Church in the Buda Castle. Male visitors are requested to enter with bare head – unless this is against the rules of their religion.
Exclusions in Buda Castle Tour
- Entry to National Gallery inside the Buda Castle
- Entry to Budapest History Museum inside the Buda Castle
- Entry to Szechenyi Library inside the Buda Castle
- Pick up before Castle Tour
- Drop off after Castle Tour
Miscellaneous Details of Buda Castle Tour
Days of Tour: Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays (please note that most museums are closed in the Buda Castle district on Mondays)
Drop in: not accepted, please book in advance in the tour reservation form
Meeting point: Holy Trinity Square by Matthias Church, Buda Castle
Tour finishes at Matthias Church, Buda Castle
Discounts: available for students, groups (free up to 2 years of age)
Condition: for tourists who are fit for 2.5 hour light walking
Weather: the tour is in all weather conditions, rains or shines
Refund: 90% of the tour fee is refundable if cancelled 4 days in advance (10% of the fee will be retained for admin costs). If the cancellation takes place 4 days within the tour date, the fee is non refundable. If you do not show up at the tour, the tour fee is not refundable.