Guided tour

Budapest: Guided Walking Tour of the Buda Castle District

Activity provider: Gábor Glasner

Budapest: Guided Walking Tour of the Buda Castle District

Activity provider: Gábor Glasner

From US$ 12.64 per person

Explore the beautiful Castle District of Budapest on a guided walking tour. See the Matthias Church, the Fisherman's Bastion, and the former Royal Castle while hearing about the history of the city.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Step back in time as you explore the Old Town of Budapest with a guide
  • Discover Budapest's former royal district with its striking Baroque Castle
  • Wander along the cobble-stone streets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Marvel at the second largest church of medieval Buda, Matthias Church
  • See ancient buildings and learn about the history of the city as you walk
Full description

Visit the Buda Castle District on a guided walking tour in Budapest. Learn about the history of this district and see popular sights including the Mary Magdalene Tower, Sándor Palace, and more.

Meet your guide near the Vienna Gate, in the heart of the Castle District. Then, set out to explore the Old Town, passing by important historical buildings as you go.

See the Mary Magdalene Tower, Matthias Church, the Fisherman's Bastion, and the old Café Ruszwurm, one of Europe's oldest pastry shops, and learn about each of these sights from your guide.

Your walking tour continues to the old buildings of Buda Castle which once housed government offices and ministries. Admire the Royal Stables, Sándor Palace, and the Royal Castle, and glimpse the Castle Funicular.

Your tour comes to an end outside the Budapest Castle Bazaar. Feel free to keep exploring on your own from here, visiting the nearby Chain Bridge or the Royal Gardens. 

  • Walking tour
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    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide next to the big angel statue (the one holding a cross in its hand) near to the Vienna Gate.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Know before you go

    • The sights visited are only viewed from the outside
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

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    Perfect day, excellent leadership, extensive expertise, space-time/management balanced, conclusion: definitely do it

    October 26, 2022

    Highly recommended tour with an excellent German-speaking guide! He reacted calmly to our delay, was immediately available by phone and led the tour very professionally, entertainingly and with the right sense of humour.

    November 1, 2022

    Product ID: 430961