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Castle Hill (Várhegy) Tours and Activities

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Castle Hill (Várhegy) is the medieval heart of Budapest and the centerpiece of the Buda neighborhood. Part of the Budapest UNESCO World Heritage site, the district is home to the city's big-hitter attractions, including the royal fortress of Buda Castle, Matthias Church, and the Fisherman's Bastion. Stroll through Old Town’s cobblestone streets and you’ll find a wealth of historical sites, as well as spectacular views of the the Danube River and adjacent Pest neighborhood.

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Szent György Ter Square, Buda Castle, Budapest
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Budapest Castle District Walk with Matthias Church Entry
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Budapest Castle District Walk with Matthias Church Entry

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Admire the beautiful Buda Castle District on a walking tour in Budapest. Follow a local guide around the cobblestone streets and hear stories of the city’s rich history. See UNESCO World Heritage sites like the Royal Palace, as well as the lesser-known landmarks such as Sandor Palace. Be sure to capture pictures with family and friends from the panoramic lookout of Fisherman’s Bastion before you head out.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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US$45.66
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Dinner & Cruise on the Danube in Budapest

Dinner & Cruise on the Danube in Budapest

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Experience the beautiful sights of Budapest on a cruise along the Danube River. See famous landmarks such as the Chain Bridge, which connects the eastern and western sides of the city, as well as Buda Castle. On board you can enjoy wine and Hungarian sparkling wine and a buffet-style dinner included on the cruise, based on the tour option selected. Live music sets the mood as you glide past the capital city’s stunning backdrop.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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US$30.45
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Big Bus Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Big Bus Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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This Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour of Budapest is one of the easiest ways to get around the city while you’re traveling. Book your 1-, 2-, or 3-day ticket and explore at your own pace. The route stops at many key areas of Budapest, including Heroes’ Square, the Hungarian Parliament Building, St. Stephen’s Basilica, and the Hungarian State Opera House. The bus offers recorded commentary about Budapest's sights in several languages.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$17.23
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Evening Cruise on the Danube with Optional Drinks

Evening Cruise on the Danube with Optional Drinks

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Sip and sightsee along the Danube on this evening cruise in Budapest. Choose from multiple cruise options to suit your preferences and admire the stunning views of Buda Castle, the Parliament House, and the Citadel. Additional drinks are available for purchase on board as the evening continues along Budapest’s sparkling panorama.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Budapest ❤️Highlights❤️ Live Guided Segway Tour

Budapest ❤️Highlights❤️ Live Guided Segway Tour

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Round up Budapest’s sights with ease and learn to ride a Segway personal transporter on a private city Segway tour. Choose a departure time to fit your schedule and cruise around Buda and Pest’s landmarks without the inconvenience of walking, catching buses, or jostling with others in a large tour group. Ideal for travelers seeking a quick and fun overview of the city, the tour includes training, equipment, and photos.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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US$51.70
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Organ Concert in the St. Stephen's Basilica with Optional Danube Cruise

Organ Concert in the St. Stephen's Basilica with Optional Danube Cruise

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Experience an organ concert at St. Stephen’s Basilica on your next trip to Budapest. The sound inside the dome of this neoclassical church makes it the perfect spot for Bach and Vivaldi, performed by some of Hungary’s most revered musicians. To continue the festivities, upgrade to a late-night dinner cruise on the Danube afterward, and toast to the beautiful view with a glass of Sparkling wine. A traditional Hungarian meal is also available on board, served buffet-style. Along the way, pass UNESCO World Heritage sites like the Buda Castle, lit up for the evening hours.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Budapest in a Day Private Luxury Sightseeing Tour

Budapest in a Day Private Luxury Sightseeing Tour

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Budapest is full of UNESCO-listed monuments, architectural wonders, and lively markets, but visiting on a group tour means a fixed itinerary and less time to explore. Instead, maximise your time with a private full-day tour by luxury vehicle and tick off attractions such as Buda Castle, Széchenyi Thermal Bath, St Stephen’s Basilica, and the Central Market. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 8 hours
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US$654.89
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Buda Hills 2-Hour Segway Live-Guided Tour

Buda Hills 2-Hour Segway Live-Guided Tour

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Discover Budapest’s best-known attractions all in one tour, and speed around the city with ease, when you explore via Segway. Meet your guide at a time that works best for you—this private tour can be tailored to fit your schedule—and get acquainted with your Segway. Once you feel comfortable, set off and explore. You’ll discover the UNESCO-listed Banks of the Danube, will admire highlights of the Budapest Castle District, will see the Hungarian Parliament Building, will glide past St. Stephen’s Basilica, and much more.
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  • 2 hours
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US$67.79
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US$67.79
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Budapest Drink Cruise on the Danube

Budapest Drink Cruise on the Danube

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Many of Budapest’s highlights line the River Danube, making a cruise along its waters a must-do for visitors. With this cruise experience, combine the passing views with drinks saving you precious vacation time and making your sightseeing even more relaxing and memorable. Plus, booking ahead ensures your place on the boat on your preferred date: important if your time in Budapest is limited.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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US$9.38
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Christmas Cruise on the Danube in Budapest

Christmas Cruise on the Danube in Budapest

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Christmas season is a wonderful time to spend in Hungary, in honour of the holy holiday Budapest is dressed in pretty decoration. Spend the most beautiful night of the year in a truly special place! Folklore show,live music entertainment, 10 course holiday dinner and open bar - all with one ticket! Menu: Starters / salads: Cold poultry terrine Fresh mixed salad with balsamic vinegar dressing and crumbled goat cheese Caesar salad with chicken breast Soups: Hungarian Fisherman's Soup "Baja" style (Carp) Vegetable soup with tarragon Main courses: Hungarian Cabbage Stew “Székely” style Carpathian style filet of Pikeperch with hash browns Chestnut filled Turkey rolls, grilled vegetables Baked goods (mini buns, mini croissant, sliced bread mix) Desserts: Rum mousse with prunes Beigli selection (Traditional Hungarian Christmas cake roll - walnut/poppy/chestnut filling) Drink selection: wine, draught beer, mineral water, soft drinks, tea, coffee, mulled wine, punsch, non-alcoholic punsch
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  • 3 hours
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Castle District Tour

Castle District Tour

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We made this tour for those, who are interested in architecture, history, hungarian cakes and amazing stories from the past and present life of the Buda Castle area.
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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes
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US$59.72
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2-Hour Buda Castle District Walking Tour with a local guide
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2-Hour Buda Castle District Walking Tour with a local guide

Discover the most charming neighbourhood of Budapest with a local guide. After a short minibus ride, you will arrive at the top of Castle Hill and stroll the centuries-old cobbled streets of the district. Your guide will point out some interesting sights, take you to a small hidden backyard and tell you stories and anecdotes from the past and the present. You will enjoy a breathtaking view over River Danube and the Hungarian Parliament building and visit the fabulous Matthias Church. At the end of the tour, your guide will help you find your way back to your hotel or your next point of interest.
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  • 2 hours
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US$54.00
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Discover the medieval streets of Buda Castle

Discover the medieval streets of Buda Castle

The castle tour gives a historical overview of the Buda Castle district, which is a UNESCO World heritage site. We will have a nice walk among nice baroque style buildings through the small cobblestone streets. You will hear how the castle was built and designed and historical stories about the medieval Buda and the Jewish community of the 14th century. I will show one of oldest historical café, here you will be my guest for a nice cake. Optional: we can visit the museums, the Matthias Church inside and we can also use the Funicular Railway "Sikló" to go up to the Buda Castle Hill.
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  • 3 hours
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US$68.69
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Castle Hill (Várhegy) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Castle Hill (Várhegy) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Castle Hill (Várhegy) costs USD 9.38. Guided Castle Hill (Várhegy) tours start around USD 9.38 per person.
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