Budapest Castle District Walk

Budapest Castle District Walk with Matthias Church Entry

This guided tour is the perfect way to discover how the Castle District has changed over the past centuries, through the various historic occupations, leading up to the present day.


  • Small-group walking tour with licensed guide
  • A look into the fascinating past of Buda Castle area
  • Skip the line entry and guided visit to Matthias Church
  • Hear tales of Medieval Royalty who resided here
  • Enjoy the panoramic lookout of Fisherman’s Bastion
  • Coffee stop included

Full Tour Description

Get a historical overview of the Buda Castle District, walk through the small cobblestone streets and squares with a professional local guide. You’ll get a feel for its medieval aspects from the first stone laid to the present day use. Your guide will lead you through the Castle area and its historical points, occupations and roles it played throughout the Hungarian history. We’ll also show you around inside the Matthias Church and tell its stories and legends. Enjoy the magnificent view over the city from Fisherman’s Bastion.

This tour takes you back in time to see how Castle Hill was originally built and designed. You’ll come to understand how the whole area was used over the centuries by many different cultures and nations. You’ll walk through these major historical points and learn how the Castle District survived and helped its inhabitants defend and live through invasions and occupations for centuries.

During this tour, you will see the major sights including Royal Palace, the Presidential Palace, Disz Square, Holy Trinity Square, Hess Andras Square. You’ll also take a break for coffee and cake in a cosy Café of the Castle District.


Licensed English speaking guide, skip the line entry and guided tour in Matthias Church, coffee stop with dessert


Pick-up and drop-off

Know before you book

  • Please wear modest clothing (covering the shoulders and thighs) when visiting the church. Male visitors are requested to enter with a bare head.
  • Diplomatic receptions in the Castle District can alter the tour route any time of the year.
  • You will need to be fit for light continuous walking, for up to 2,5 hours.
  • Tour goes in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately.
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