Private Tour: Budapest Castle District and Medieval Hungary with Local Expert

Discover the history of the Castle area, from its medieval past to the present day. Take a 2,5-hour tour of the interior of the church of Matthias, visiting the best places in the area. Stop for a break for coffee and cakes at a local cafe. Feel the majesty of this historical buildings with personal professional guide, who will tell you fun facts about the city and places.

● Learn about the fascinating history of Budapest
● View the Royal Palace and the Presidential Palace
● Visit Matthias Church with your knowledgeable guide
● Take in breathtaking panoramic views from Fisherman's Bastion
● Explore the Castle, the UNESCO World Heritage site
● Enjoy included admission to Matthias Church
● Sit back and relax with a cup of coffee and cake at a cozy local café

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and a traditional cake at a local cafe
    • Private local tour
    • Multiple start times available
    • Must see and off the beaten path
    • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
    • Iconic places for photoshoot
    • Entry/Admission - Matthias Church
    What's excluded :
    • Extra food and drinks
    • Entrance fees
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Budapest Castle Hill Funicular
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Castle District, Budapest, Országház u. 2, 1014 Hungary

    During this 2.5-hour tour you will see the main sights and monuments of the area, including the Royal Palace, the Presidential Palace, the area of the Dissertation, the square of the Holy Trinity square, Hess Andras and Fisherman's Bastion.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Buda Castle, Szent Gyorgy Ter, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    The first our stop is Buda Castle. This private walking tour gives you an idea about the fascinating history of the district of Buda Castle, from the medieval days to the present day. Your guide will tell you how was originally designed the castle hill, and how the area was used by many different cultures for centuries.
    Buda Castle and the Castle District Budapest is a historical part of Buda Side in Budapest. This castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the best places to visit in the Hungarian capital.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest, Szentháromság tér, 1014 Hungary

    The second stop is the Fisherman's Bastion which is situated in Buda castle. Walking through the fortification system, you will find yourself in a romantic world. The openwork arcade gallery, numerous arches, columns, narrow loopholes, carved balustrade, stairwells, sculptures and terraces with open platforms are pleasing

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Matthias Church, Szentharomsag ter 2, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    The third stop is Matthias Church. You will have the opportunity to admire its interior. The majestic Catholic Cathedral of St. Matiash is an architectural gem of the old Buda. One of the finest masterpieces of Gothic architecture is named in honor of the king of Hungary, Hunyadi Matyas, which was enumerated by the Church to sainthood.
    You will be impressed by the abundance of Gothic elements of the Church of St. Matiyash. Striking in their elegance white stone walls of the building, decorated with high windows, delicate moldings, and exposed vertical edges, ascend up the many spires, pinnacles and towers. In the middle ages a sanctuary was repeatedly destroyed and restored again. Beautiful iconic building gained its current modern form after extensive reconstruction in the late nineteenth century.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Budapest Castle Hill Funicular, Budapest, Clark Ádám tér, 1013 Hungary

    ● Next stop is Buda Hill Funicular, it is the cliff railway, which works perfectly, running from the Chain Bridge to the top of Castle Hill, near Buda Castle. The ticket is not included. The best way to get to the top of Castle Hill is by taking the Funicular and then walking back down.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Holy Trinity Column, Szentharomsag Ter, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    It’s time to head to Holy Trinity Column. The plague column of Budapest or the column of the Holy Trinity is located on the square of the same name, near Budai fortress, the Fisherman's bastion and the church of St. Matthias.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sandor Palace, Szent Gyorgy ter 1-2., Budapest 1014 Hungary

    Then you will stop at Sandor Palace. It is located in the Budai Fortress, was built in 1806 according to the project of architect Mihai Pollak for Count Vincent Sandor. Now it is the official residence of the President of Hungary.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Fountain of King Matthias, Szent Gyorgy U Budapest Castle Courtyard, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    And the last stop is Fountain of King Matthias. A masterpiece of neo-Baroque fountain "the Hunt of king Matthias" created by the sculptor Aleichem of Stroble and architect Aleichem by Hausmann in the years 1899-1904. It adorns the wall of the Royal Palace and is located near the Northern facade of the former Royal chapel Zsigmond.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Lobby of your hotel. Please provide the exact name and address of your hotel.Your guide will meet you at your centrally-located hotel, hostel or vacation rentalYou don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via email
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may be denied entry if you ignore the dress requirements
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-11498P122

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