Get to know the Buda Castle District!
Join us for a walking tour of the charming Buda Castle district. This is your chance to explore one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods and learn all about the area’s interesting history.
Highlights and Themes
- Explore Budapest with a small group and a knowledgeable guide.
- See the Buda Castle district and its many interesting sights.
- Learn about the area’s history of occupations, sieges and victories!
- Understand the modern era Buda Castle.
- Hear some fun facts and stories.
- Visit the Fisherman’s Bastion and Matyas Church (inside)
- Coffee and cake stop
Dates & Times
Year around – 14:30 Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Buda Castle District I, Szentháromság tér Holy Trinity statue (in the middle of the square).
Tour ends in the Buda Castle District, near Matthias Church
34 € Adult
32 € Student (with a valid student card)
17 € Child (up to 12 years)
Infants are free up to 2 years
Full Tour Description
Duration: 2.5 hours
Enjoy a historical overview of the Buda Castle district, while strolling through its cobblestone streets and squares. Your guide will be on hand to tell you about the Castle district’s history, how it survived the ages, and how it helped its inhabitants defend and live through centuries of invasions and occupations.
Along the way, you’ll see grand palaces and spectacular buildings and get a real feel for the area’s development from its Medieval roots to the present day. To help you understand what you’re seeing, you guide will tell you a little about how the Castle Hill was originally built and designed, how the whole area used to look, and how it has been used over the centuries.
During this tour, you’ll see the major areas of the Royal Palace, Presidential Palace, Disz Square, Holy Trinity Square, Hess Andras Square and the Fisherman’s Bastion. We’ll also show you around inside Matthias Church and tell you its stories and legends. Finally, we’ll take a break for coffee and cake at a cosy café in the Castle District.
Our walking tours run with small groups and generally do not have more than 15 participants. This makes them interactive and personal and gives you plenty of chances to ask questions and get to know your guide. You can also hit them up for local tips on where to go and what else to do.
We reserve the right to alter and change the tour program without prior notice due to construction, city closures for events, festivals and so on throughout the year.
Please wear modest clothing (covering shoulders and thighs) when visiting our church. Male visitors are requested to enter with bare head – unless this is against the rules of their religion.
English speaking guide, entrance to Matthias Church, coffee stop.
Transport to the meeting point or from the conclusion point, gratuity/tip.