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Buda Castle Explorer

Highlights / General details

Hit the historical side of Budapest during this walking tour on the Castle Hill. Peek into the city’s oldest confectionary shop, hear stories and tales of the area’s past, and enjoy a few surprises along the way!

Discover the secrets behind Budapest’s iconic landmarks, with a local.

Admire the Parliament building and the view of the waterfront from the top of Castle Hill.

Forget about the bustling city and lose yourself in the history of the winding streets of Castle District, which dates back to the 13th century.

Soak up the atmosphere of a beloved mid-19th century local pastry shop.

Inclusion

Local English-speaking guide, transportation as indicated, entrance ticket to Matthias Church, a small sample of local food specialties.

Exclusion

Items of a personal nature; Food; Drinks; Tips & gratuities for your guide.

Hours of operation

Available: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; Start time at 9:30am.

Duration

Approximately 2.5 - 3 hours.

Location

Meeting point: Inside the Széll Kálmán tér Metro Station (Metro line 2 - red line) at the top of the escalator.

Drop off: Matthias Church (1014 Budapest, Szentháromság tér 2).

Drop off time: 12:00-12:30

Itinerary

You will begin with a short minibus ride to reach the entrance gate of the Castle District, where you’ll set off on your Budapest adventure.

Pass by historical buildings that seem to be silent and sleepy, but just wait until your guide tells you stories from behind the walls! Enjoy the small architectural details prevalent in the Castle District and hear tales of former inhabitants and owners of the houses.

Next up on your Budapest tour, you’ll pass by the oldest confectionary shop of the city and visit the first private art gallery of Hungary.

After taking a walk around the Royal Palace and admiring the breath-taking view from the hilltop, we’ll walk back to the residential part of the Castle District. Here, we have time for a surprising discovery in the Hotel Hilton before our Budapest tour comes to an end at Matthias Church, one of the most beautiful buildings in the city.

At the end of your tour your guide will give you some local tips on where to go to enjoy a glass of wine or lunch in the district.

Participant restrictions

Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusive. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this day tour in Budapest.

Additional Information

Standard dress is acceptable and comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

Policies

This tour is offered on a "join-in" basis. Maximum group size is 12.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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