Explore the fairytale Buda Castle District and Gellert Hill with a guided tour of Matthias Church, and get an insight into the history of the Hungarian kings!
Join us for an extraordinary journey through the iconic landmarks of the fairytale Buda Castle District and Gellert Hill, where you’ll get an insight into the history of Hungarian kings and discover the most fabulous views of Budapest, Marvel at the imposing monuments that dot the cityscape, and delve into the rich history of Hungary as you embark on this immersive tour.
Your journey begins with a panoramic ride along the breathtaking Buda riverbank, where you’ll pass by iconic landmarks such as the Gellert Bath, the Castle Garden Bazaar, the Chain Bridge, the Tunnel, and the Funicular.
Next, we’ll drive up to the historic Buda Castle District, perched on the plateau of the 80-meter-high Castle Hill. Here, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the iconic Matthias Church, a 700-year-old masterpiece that served as the main coronation church of Hungary during the Austro-Hungarian Empire (subject to opening times, admission fee is not included). Admire the stunning artwork and learn about the church’s significance in Hungarian history.
From Matthias Church, we’ll make our way to Fisherman’s Bastion, the most famous lookout in Budapest, where you’ll marvel at the breathtaking vistas and take in the beauty of Budapest’s skyline. Next, we’ll tour through the cobblestone streets of the Castle’s medieval dwelling quarter lined with rich palaces and you’ll also get a glimpse of the remnants of St. Mary Magdalene Church, the oldest structure in the Castle District.
As we continue our tour, you’ll have the opportunity to walk around the Royal Palace courtyards, adorned with imposing statues and fountains, and learn about the history of the Hungarian kings who once resided here. You’ll also have a chance to view the seats of the Hungarian Prime Minister and the Hungarian President, and if available, witness the spectacular changing of the guard ceremony in front of the presidential palace.
Our tour concludes with a visit to Gellert Hill, the highest vantage point in the city, crowned with the Citadel and the Liberty Statue. From here, you’ll be treated to an unparalleled view of Budapest, with its stunning architecture, historic landmarks, and panoramic vistas stretching as far as the eye can see.
Join us for an unforgettable tour of the fairytale Buda Castle District and Gellert Hill, and immerse yourself in the history, beauty, and grandeur of Budapest.
- Enjoy a ride on the spectacular Buda Riverbank
- Explore the fairytale Buda Castle District the former seat of the Hungarian kings
- Enjoy a guided tour inside the iconic Matthias Church
- Marvel at the fabulous view from Fisherman’s Bastion the most famous lookout in Budapest
- Take a tour through the cobblestone streets of the Castle’s medieval dwelling quarter
- Walk around the Royal Palace courtyards and get an insight into the history of the Hungarian kings
- View the seats of the Hungarian Prime Minister and the Hungarian President and enjoy the spectacular changing of the guard’ ceremony
- Admire the unparalleled view of Budapest from Gellert Hill crowned with the Citadel and Liberty Statue
Duration: 4 hours
Driving distance: 15 km
Guide: English-speaking guide
Tour Type: Private tour
1APR-29OCT at 10 AM & 2.30 PM
Check-in: 15 minutes before the published departure time
Budapest Scooter Tour 1053 Budapest Vámház körüt 10 (the office is located inside the house courtyard ) Hotline: +3630984510
Best of Buda Private TourPrices per person in EUR
1 person 125 EUR
2 persons 75 EUR
3 persons 60 EUR
4-5 persons 50 EUR
6-7 persons 45 EUR
8-10 persons 40 EUR
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