The Official Buda Castle tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on June 18, 2021

My family is originally from the countryside. My grandparents have a little plot of land and a country home where I used to spend my summers growing vegetables, meanwhile my grandparents were making salami and palinka. 😊 Budapest holds a special place in my heart since this is where I was born, grew up, and studied. It is my home and I would not change that, since I have fallen in love with Budapest’s night panorama. I studied at a bilingual high school and went on to study Hungarian language and grammar at university, while acting in theater productions. I truly enjoy being surrounded by people, be it my classmates or friends, so I decided to acquire a tour guide qualification. Ever since, I have been living my dream by leading walking tours. Everyone who attends my tours will see why I love the city as much as I do. JOIN US AND FEEL THE CITY!

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description



Our tour shows you all the incredible landmarks of Castle District, including Fisherman’s Bastion , Matthias Church and Royal Palace.
You can enjoy amazing views of the river Danube, Buda Hills, and the city landscape.
Buda Castle is waiting for you!

Tour Stops:

  • Matthias Church
  • Fisherman’s Bastion
  • Royal Palace
  • Hilton hotel interior (hidden gem)
  • Holy Trinity column
  • Historical City Hall
  • Prime Minister Offices
  • "Must to see" panorama of Buda and Pest
  • Chain Bridge 
  • Elisabeth Bridge
  • River Danube
  • Gellért Hill: Liberty Statue and Citadel
  • Funicular
  • Sandor Palace: the official residence of the President 
  • Residential area of the Castle District
  • Ruszwurm oldest Coffe House
  • Museums: National Library, Budapest Historic Museum, National Gallery

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Budapest, Szentháromság tér, 1014 Hun...
    Budapest, Szentháromság tér, 1014 Hungary
  • 1
    Outside visit
    Matthias Church

    La iglesia de Nuestra Señora es uno de los templos más hermosos de Hungría, pero, ¿Quién fue Matías? ¿Porqué se conoce esta iglesia por su nombre?

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Fisherman's Bastion

    Formada por siete imponentes torres y situada a la ribera del Danubio ¿De dónde viene este nombre? ¿Qué representan estas preciosas torres?

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Buda Castle

    Construido en el siglo XIII, reformado y reconstruido numerosas veces, casi destruido durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial ¡No te puedes perder su historia!

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Holy Trinity statue

    También conocida columna de la Santísima Trinidad, de la que toma su nombre la plaza, conmemora una tragedia que sacudió a Europa durante casi dos siglos ¿sabrías cual?

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Historic Town Hall

    Sede del antiguo Ayuntamiento de Buda ¿porqué dejó de utilizarse? ¿Qué representa la estatua femenina de su fachada?

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Széchenyi Chain Bridge

    No hubo ningún puente permanente que uniera Buda y Pest hasta mitad del siglo XIX. Este fue el primero y ahora es símbolo de la ciudad y la unidad de las dos ciudades, se empezó a construir por el enfado de un conde ¡Te contamos como pasó!

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Elizabeth Bridge

    Toma su nombre de una famosa emperatriz asesinada y, como tantos otros, fue destruido durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial y es el único que no se reconstruyó en su forma original ¿sabes de qué famosa emperatriz se trata?

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Gellért Hill

    Una de las más impresionantes vistas del Danubio. Allí visitaremos también la Ciudadela y la Estatua de la Liberación ¿Sabes qué relación tiene el nombre de esta colina con un "barril"?

  • 9
    Outside visit
    Budapest Funicular

    El segundo funicular por raíl construido en toda Europa ¿sabes cual fue el primero?

  • 10
    Outside visit
    Sándor Palace

    Residencia oficial del presidente de Hungría, construido por el padre del "jinete del diablo" ¿no te pica la curiosidad por saber más?

  • 11
    Outside visit
    Castle District

    Calles empedradas, fachadas pintorescas, patios asombrosos... veremos las joyas ocultas y zonas más importantes

  • 12
    Outside visit
    Ruszwurm Confectionery

    Una de las más pequeñas cafeterías de la ciudad pero también la más antigua con ¡casi 200 años de antigüedad!

  • 13
    Outside visit
    National Széchényi Library
  • 14
    Outside visit
    House of Terror
  • 15
    Outside visit
    Budapest History Museum / Castle Museum
  • 16
    Outside visit
    Hungarian National Gallery
  • 17
    Outside visit
    my point of interest

    Hola soy yo

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Antonia 06 Jun 2023
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Travelled in group - Jun 2023
Hemos perdido la visita guiada porque a la hora prevista nadie apareció
Petra 06 Jun 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
I definitely recommend it.
Michael 31 May 2023
St. Louis

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Excellent tour of the Buda side. Very informative. Guide was very friendly.
Paula 28 May 2023
Elkins Park

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
My sister and I did the castle district and the shoe tour. (The Holocaust Remembrance Shoes) tour. Our guides Peter and Gregg were so knowledgeable, personable and absolutely fantastic! We will recommend them to everyone and we actually did. Since we love to travel , we hope to use your services in other countries if you have them. So pleased with our choice of guides!!! Thank you Guru!
Ana ... 28 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Really good tour, educational and entertained.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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