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Budapest: Classic Buda Castle Walking Tour

1. Budapest: Classic Buda Castle Walking Tour

Follow your guide through through the history and sights of the Buda Castle District on this walking tour in Budapest. Hear stories from Hungarian history as you see sights like the President's Palace, the Royal Palace, and the Hungarian Parliament building. Begin your tour at the Baroque Holy Trinity Statue and walk to the 15th century, Gothic Matthias Church. Admire the fairy-tale like Fishermen's Bastion and take in views of the Danube river and the Parliament building from the Neo-Romanesque terraces. Stroll along the old cobble-stone streets to get to the President's Palace and the Royal Palace complexes. Walk around the courtyards and fountains, and look at the proud guards outside the palace.  Marvel at stunning views of the other side of the city across the majestic Danube River from the royal terraces. Capture pictures of views of the Margaret Bridge, the Chain Bridge, the Elizabeth Bridge, and the Liberty Bridge. Visit the other side of the castle and enjoy an excellent view towards the forested Buda Hills from the medieval walls. End your tour near the Holy Trinity Statue where it began. 

Budapest: Buda Walking Tour

2. Budapest: Buda Walking Tour

See not only the main attractions of the Castle District, but also the hidden alleyways and the lesser-known sights. Enjoy views of Matthias Church, the Royal Palace, the President's Palace, and more.Stroll down to the Holy Trinity Column at Szentháromság tér. Listen as your guide gives the history of each building. See famous Fisherman's Bastion and scale the hilly cobblestone streets. Enjoy panoramic views around every corner. See red-tiled houses in the famous Hungarian architectural style, and the dramatically colored ceramic tiles of Matthias Church. Look across the river at the Houses of Parliament before your tour ends.

Budapest: Guided Walking Tour of the Buda Castle District

3. Budapest: Guided Walking Tour of the Buda Castle District

Visit the Buda Castle District on a guided walking tour in Budapest. Learn about the history of this district and see popular sights including the Mary Magdalene Tower, Sándor Palace, and more. Meet your guide near the Vienna Gate, in the heart of the Castle District. Then, set out to explore the Old Town, passing by important historical buildings as you go. See the Mary Magdalene Tower, Matthias Church, the Fisherman's Bastion, and the old Café Ruszwurm, one of Europe's oldest pastry shops, and learn about each of these sights from your guide. Your walking tour continues to the old buildings of Buda Castle which once housed government offices and ministries. Admire the Royal Stables, Sándor Palace, and the Royal Castle, and glimpse the Castle Funicular. Your tour comes to an end outside the Budapest Castle Bazaar. Feel free to keep exploring on your own from here, visiting the nearby Chain Bridge or the Royal Gardens. 

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What people are saying about Sándor Palace

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4.5 / 5

based on 215 reviews

Excellent tour of a beautiful historic part of Budapest with a clear, concise and nuanced historical overview that was relevant for understanding the landmarks but also for remembering the highlights of local history. Our guide Eva was particularly knowledgeable and extremely pleasant to talk to about Hungarian history and culture.

It was an amazing experience. Vera, our guide was very professional, an excellent English speaker, fun and friendly, the information was well organized and easy to keep in mind. We had a lot of fun while learning important things about the history of this beautiful country. I warmly recommend this tour.

Our guide was very kind and precisely to tell and show us every single detail of Buda. We learned so much in a very short time!! Definitely recommend.

Monica , our guide, was excellent and very friendly. We were very lucky to meet her and learn significant things about Buda’s history.

The tour was very well organized, pleasant and informational. Totally worth it!