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Our most recommended Budapest Halloween Activities

Buda Castle: History & Myths Evening Walking Tour

1. Buda Castle: History & Myths Evening Walking Tour

Away from the crowds of Pest, this informative and educational tour takes you to some of the charming, magical places of the city where Hungarian rulers once toiled deep into the night at the Buda Castle. Hear stories of cruelty and learn the despicable actions of Elizabeth Bathory, the bloody countess. You will also learn how the Romanian prince, Vlad Dracula ended up in the prison of Buda Castle. Join your Gothic-attired guide as they take you on a 2-hour walking tour of the city by night. Learn the history of Old Hungary where, according to legend, "vampires" were born and roamed the streets during this dark period of European history.

Budapest: Haunted City Exploration Game

2. Budapest: Haunted City Exploration Game

Follow the clues in the app and discover Dracula’s Castle, the House of Terror, the Haunted House, and many other haunted landmarks around Budapest. Read fascinating stories about the different destinations you are led to and uncover events that took place in them, as well as the people who used to live or work there. The quest can be played at any hour but it is recommended that you try it at night, for the full haunted experience. It will take between 1 and 2 hours to complete but there is no time limit so you can finish it at your own pace.  Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions so you will not need a map or GPS. When you get the correct answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. You will not need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and you are ready to go on a haunted adventure. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own voucher. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end.

Budapest: Legends and Mysteries Tour in Spanish

3. Budapest: Legends and Mysteries Tour in Spanish

Meet your Spanish-speaking tour guide in one of the most popular squares in Budapest, The Heroe's Square. Surrounded by numerous statues, learn the stories of the founders of Budapest. When night falls, this beautiful city is transformed into something darker, where the illuminated buildings draw sinister lights and shadows, like at the Vajdahunyad Castle. Hear about the city's witches, murders, popular myths, as well as the darker rituals that have taken place in Budapest. Visit City Park and Bagni Szécehnyi. Learn the origins of Danube River, the mysteries of Attila, the secret of Countess Elizabeth Báthory's youth, and the stories behind the Hungarian Pauline Order.

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What people are saying about Budapest

The guide was amazing! So friendly and entertaining! If you like to know Hungarian history and vampire stories then this is a must do for you! Probably the best tour I have done (and I have done a lot in many countries!)

An excellent presentation throughout the Buda Castle precinct. We enjoyed ourselves and the guide was cognisant of all the participants at all times. Very entertaining and much fun

The Budapest ghost tour was amazing! We had such a fun time. The tour guide was an excellent story teller. Highly recommend! A fun way to walk around the city.

Absolutely amazing tour with captivating stories told by a brilliant guide. One of the best experiences I’ve had in Budapest!

Great and intriguing storytelling. Night lights at and from the Buda Castle are amazing. Worth it!