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On this private walking tour in Budapest, discover the secrets and sights of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Castle District, home to spectacular Buda Castle. Discover the district’s many historic and hidden sights with your private guide as you wander the cobblestone streets and learn about local legends and folklore. See the outside of Buda Castle, tour inside Matthias Church, and end with sweeping views of Budapest and the Danube River from Fisherman’s Bastion atop Castle Hill.

Your guide will pick you up from your Budapest hotel and take you to the public transport station (ticket included) to head to the Castle District, where your walking tour takes place. Wander the narrow, medieval cobblestone streets of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed district as your private guide unveils stories, tales and legends of Budapest’s history, culture and folklore.

Visit the Castle District's main sights while getting an in-depth overview of the historical events that have shaped the district over the centuries. You’ll learn how Castle Hill was built and discover its strategic and symbolic purposes as a defense against invasion.

Tour the exterior of Buda Castle (also called the Royal Palace and Royal Castle), and then wander the old cobblestone streets and alleys surrounding the spectacular structure. This is where you’ll explore lesser-known areas often overlooked by most visitors, giving you a more authentic experience of this wonderful part of Budapest. You’ll then head to the center of the Castle District for an interior tour in the Matthias Church. This is one of the most precious buildings in the Castle District.

Your tour culminates with a trip to nearby Fisherman’s Bastion, a fortification atop Castle Hill. From the lookout towers, soak up magnificent panoramic views of the city and the Danube River below.

You will also take a break with coffee and cake in a cosy Café of the Castle District.