Castle District Historical Walk

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover the oldest and the undoubtedly most charming neighbourhood of  Budapest with a local guide

  • Enjoy the view of River Danube from the top of Castle Hill

  • Follow your guide and lose yourself in the winding historical streets of the district dating back to medieval times

  • Clink with a glass of Hungarian sparkling wine while admiring the fabulous view from Fishermen's Bastion 

TOUR SUMMARY

Get closer to Hungary's past and present with this historical Budapest tour. After a quick minibus ride enter through one of the former gates and reach Castle District. 

Listen to tales and anecdotes guarded by the walls of the centuries old buildings, hear about old and new functions of these houses, and stories about the life of the area's inhabitants. During the walk admire the beautiful architecture and see the reflection of the old in the windows of the new when you pass by the famous Hilton Hotel.

From handicraft and folklore to porcelain and paintings, your guide will point out some interesting local products as well.

Before finishing your tour, we will take you into Matthias Church, the masterpiece of the district. The interior visit will surely amaze you.

Sum up this experience with a glass of sparkling wine in hand and enjoy the view from the top of the World Heritage listed Buda Castle area.

INCLUSIONS

  • Local English-speaking guide 

  • Transportation as indicated 

  • Entrance ticket to Matthias Church

  • A small sample of local food specialties

  • A drink with a view (Hungarian sparkling wine or soft drink)

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

  • Language: English (please inquire for other languages)

  • Starting time: 10.00 am

  • Duration: 3 hours

  • Meeting point: Inside the Széll Kálmán tér Metro Station (Metro line 2, red line) at the top of the escalator. View on Google Maps. View Location on What3words.

  • Ending point: Hilton Hotel 

  • Exclusions: Additional food and drink, tips and gratuities for your guide.