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The imposing Buda Castle sits on the Castle Hill in Budapest offering views over the beautiful Danube river. It once served as a residence of the Hung...

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The Budapest Card is the official city pass, which grants its holders free public transport and discounted or free access to more than 100 t...

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Budapest is most romantic during the night with the Danube reflecting the illuminated city. During this 1.5-hour cruise you will see the mos...

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1 hour 30 minutes
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Castle & palace tours

The oldest part of Budapest, Castle Hill, is yours to explore on this walking tour! The area has narrow streets, cobbled roads, and is fille...

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3 hours
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Tour in Quad and Scooter

For the complete Budapest Experience! Ride to the ups and downs of Buda and Pest, stop at the top of the castle to have a better overlook of...

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3 hours
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City tours

Take two hours to explore the Buda side of Budapest! Walk around the Castle District with the direction of your tour guide to see Matthias C...

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Bike Tours

This exciting and extensive tour gives you the chance to explore Budapest and its sights. Your experienced local guide will be on hand to te...

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3 hours 30 minutes
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Tour in Quad and Scooter

Discover Budapest’s castle district and see the most amazing views of the city! Ride to the city’s top landmark and make sure you get the mo...

Duration
1 hour 30 minutes
Available in: English
Bike Tours

Explore the oldest and most beautiful parts of Budapest, including Buda Castle, with a local professional guide on bike. Ride along the Danu...

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3 hours
Available in: English
Bike Tours

What better way to see the city than a bike tour on a balmy summer’s evening. Explore all the major sites, as well as discover their histori...

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Bike Tours

Budapest’s original and most renowned biking tour is an innovative, entertaining, easy and relaxing way to see most of the city’s sights in ...

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4 hours
Available in: English
Bus tours

From the spring of 2018, a new eco-friendly type of vehicle is taking passengers to major city landmarks in Budapest’s historic Castle Distr...

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Bike Tours

Enjoy a leisurely winter experience and learn about Budapest's history on an innovative and entertaining bike ride. Charming yet chilly, Bud...

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2 hours 30 minutes
Available in: English

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The inside story

The imposing Buda Castle sits on the Castle Hill in Budapest offering views over the beautiful Danube river. It once served as a residence of the Hungarian kings but today the castle complex houses the Hungarian National Gallery, The Budapest History Museum and the Széchenyi National Library.

The foundations of today’s castle were constructed in the fourteenth century. The castle would later be besieged over 30 times and went through considerable changes in style, renovations and reconstructions throughout the years.

The main structure of the Buda Castle, also known as the Royal Palace, is a massive Neo-Baroque-style building. The interior consists of some reconstructed medieval rooms and is home to two museums and the library. The Budapest History Museum, located in the southern wing of Buda Castle, presents the history of Budapest from its beginnings through to the modern era. The Hungarian National Gallery presents Hungarian art works from the eleventh century until the present day. The Széchenyi National Library is a collection of rare and antique books.

The Castle District and the castle itself belong to the World Heritage sights of Budapest. The castle and the surrounding area are brimming with culture and history. Visitors can enjoy the surrounding area by walking or join a guided tour to take a closer look at the castle. You can access the castle in a number of ways, either by foot, bus or by the well-known cable car, which departs from Széchenyi bridge.

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