Explore one of Budapest's most emblematic monuments on this free guided tour of Buda Castle and discover the secrets of the former residence of the Hungarian royal family.
Buda Castle Free Tour
We'll meet at the time of your choice or at the indicated time from Széll Kálmán Square in the heart of Budapest, and from there we will set off on foot to Buda Castle, a majestic fortress located on Castle Hill. You'll be surprised by the enormous palace complex, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
We'll enter the castle grounds through the Vienna Gate, the oldest entrance to the fortress. Do you know how it got its name? From there, we'll pass in front of the National Archives and the Church of Mary Magdalene, two of the most striking buildings in the Buda Castle Quarter.
Our tour will continue as admire the façade of the Archbishop's Palace before strolling along Uri Street, whose medieval architecture is sure to enchant you. We'll then reach Holy Trinity Square, to find the Matthias Church, where the last Habsburg king was crowned.
Afterwards, we'll make our way to the Fisherman's Bastion to enjoy a unique view of Budapest Parliament, the Danube River and the bridges that cross it. Get your camera ready, this is the most iconic spot in the Castle Quarter.
Our final stop will be in St George's Square at the Matthias Fountain, where we'll hear all about the legend of the figures it depicts. The tour will come to an end here at 6 pm.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
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A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
Alcoholic drinks are not available.
2 hours 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
English speaking guide.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Not wheelchair accessible.
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No printing of documentation required.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us .
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Széll Kálmán Square.