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Buda Castle District Budapest - photo by Michael Hill
Buda Castle District Budapest - photo by Michael Hill

Easter in Buda Castle – Programs and Opening Hours

Easter in the Buda Castle is a popular time for visitors to see the attractions, but some opening hours, as well as tour schedules may change during the festive period in March/April in the Buda Castle District.

To get more information about Budapest Easter and ideas for things to do in Budapest in March or Budapest things to do in April, programs and activities please visit these guides for events, programs and favoured activities in the Hungarian capital on a spring break.

Buda Castle and Matthias Chruch Tour Budapest
Buda Castle and Matthias Chruch Tour Budapest

Programs in Castle District Budapest – Easter 2019

Should you be interested in discovering the Castle District during your Easter holiday by yourself, or via a guided tour, you can choose one of the following available programs. Please note that the castle is the home of museums, which are usually closed on Mondays (however not on Easter Monday).

Apr 19 (Good Friday) – All Buda Castle Tours are available

Apr 20 (Holy Saturday) – All Buda Castle Tours are available

Apr 21 (Easter Sunday) – All Buda Castle Tours are available

Apr 22 (Easter Monday) – All Buda Castle Tours are available

Buda Castle Tour with Funicular & Danube Cruise Budapest
Buda Castle by Danube

Easter Opening Hours of Castle Attractions

National Gallery Buda CastleEaster Opening:

April 19: 10am – 6pm
April 20: 10am – 6pm
April 21: 10am – 6pm
April 22: Closed

Budapest History Museum Buda CastleEaster Opening:

April 19: 10am – 6pm
April 20: 10am – 6pm
April 21: 10am – 6pm
April 22: 10am – 6pm

Matthias Church Buda CastleEaster Opening:

April 19: 9 am – 5 pm
April 20: the church can only be visited by worshippers
April 21: 1 pm – 5 pm (Ceremonious high mass at 10am)
April 22: 9 am – 5 pm

Funicular Buda CastleEaster Opening

April 19: 7.30 am – 10 pm
April 20: 7.30 am – 10 pm
April 21: 7.30 am – 10 pm
April 22: 7.30 am – 10 pm
Apr 23: Scheduled maintenance day

Fisherman’s Bastion Buda CastleEaster Opening

April 19: Open as usual – 00:00-00:00 (all day)
April 20: Open as usual – 00:00-00:00 (all day)
April 21: Open as usual – 00:00-00:00 (all day)
April 22: Open as usual – 00:00-00:00 (all day)

Garden Bazaar Buda Castle – Easter Opening

April 19: Closed
April 20: 10am – 5.30pm
April 21: 10am – 5.30pm
April 22: 10am – 5.30pm

3D Cinema in the Buda Castle – Easter Opening

April 19: 10am – 6pm
April 20: 10am – 6pm
April 21: 10am – 6pm
April 22: 10am – 6pm

Museum of Military History Buda CastleEaster Opening

April 19: Closed
April 20: Closed
April 21: Closed
April 22: Closed

Mary Magdalene Church Tower Buda CastleEaster Opening

April 19: 10am – 4pm
April 20: 10am – 4pm
April 21: 10am – 4pm
April 22: 10am – 4pm

Pharmacy Museum Buda CastleEaster Opening

April 19: 10am – 4pm
April 20: 10am – 6pm
April 21: 10am – 6pm
April 22: Closed
Apr 23: 10am – 6pm

Museum of Music History Buda Castle – Easter Opening

April 19: Closed
April 20: Closed
April 21: Closed
April 22: Closed

10 comments

  1. Hi, Christ here. Can you please tell me if there is any Easter shop in the Castle area? Thanks in advance!

    • Hello Christ,
      unfortunately there will be no Easter fair in the Buda Castle this year. Thank you for your understanding.

  2. MS DONNA SEFERIAN

    Hello,
    Do we need a reservation for the Faust Wine Cellar for a wine tasting on Monday April 22?
    Thank you,
    Donna

  3. Hi,

    Could you kindly tell me if the Castle Attractions open on May 1?
    Thank you!

    Ellen

  4. i saw some Easter program will be held in buda castle? but the above comment say wont
    which one are correct?

    • Dear Jeff,
      yes, there will be some Easter programs in the Castle Garden Bazaar on Easter weekend (Apr 20-22), but I’m afraid the exact schedule has not been confirmed yet. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

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