Budapest: Historical Walk of Buda Castle Hill

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 5 km
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Duration 2h 30m - 3h
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Explore the iconic Buda Castle Hill with your own in-app audio tour
  • Hear a legend about the black raven who stole king Matthias’ ring
  • Enjoy a magnificent view over the Danube and marvel at the building of the National Gallery
  • Listen to the fascinating stories about medieval alchemists' attempts to create gold from base metal
  • Find a distinguished statue of a Hungarian Hussar and hear about the tradition of Hungarian students
Get to know the beauty of Budapest with this in-app audio tour! Budapest is one of the most fascinating capitals in Europe. Its heart is an impressive castle district located high on a hill. This tour will take you on a walk around this historic area. You will enter the castle area through Vienna Gate, one of the old unique entrances to the castle hill. You will listen to marvelous stories about Hungary's history and modern life while enjoying the wonderful view over the Buda side. Then the tour will then take you to the Matthias Church, where you will examine its unusual colorful roof decorated with ceramics and learn why it is named after King Matthias. Afterward, you'll climb up the Fishermen's Bastion for a superb view over the Danube, the Hungarian Parliament on the opposite side of the river, and the famous Chain Bridge. Your journey will continue at the Sandor Palace, the headquarters of the president of Hungary, created in an elegant classical style. Then, of course, you will see the magnificent Royal Palace demolished during World War II. Today it houses the Hungarian National Gallery. At the end of the tour, you will have a chance to take a walk down to the Gelert Thermal Baths. You will learn about different treatments available there and get recommendations from a local.

What's included

  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Recommendation of a local cafe with a wide variety of delicious cakes
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Entrance tickets to Gelert Thermal Baths and other attractions you may see on your way
  • Earphones – please bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Vienna Gate
Budapest, Bécsikapu tér 1, 1014
Gellért Thermal Bath
Budapest, Kelenhegyi út 4, 1118
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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