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Castle Hill (Várhegy) Tours and Tickets

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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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Budapest: Dinner & Cruise on the Danube with Live Music
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Budapest: Dinner & Cruise on the Danube with Live Music

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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • 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
  • Free Cancellation
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Evening Cruise on the Danube with Optional Drinks
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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
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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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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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$50.69
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Late-Night Danube Cruise in Budapest with Live Music

Late-Night Danube Cruise in Budapest with Live Music

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Enjoy an evening meal or late-night drinks on this Danube River cruise in Budapest. Get front row seats to admire the UNESCO World Heritage Budapest panorama while sipping a glass of sparkling wine. An optional riverside dinner is also served buffet-style with traditional Hungarian dishes and wine. Enjoy a live salon music entertainment by three members of the renowned Hungaria Folk Orchestra.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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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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$30.69

Budapest Private Walking Tour

Budapest Private Walking Tour

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Get an in depth look at Budapest’s attractions and contemporary culture on a four-hour walking tour. Your private guide conveniently meets you in your hotel lobby before you set off to visit the city’s most popular sights. Enjoy included traditional cake and coffee, before pre-paid public transportation takes you to Castle Hill. You set the pace and decide how much time you want to spend at each location.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.46
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Budapest Drink Cruise on the Danube
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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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Christmas Cruise on the Danube with Folkshow in Budapest

Christmas Cruise on the Danube with Folkshow 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, 12 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
  • Free Cancellation
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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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$62.43
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Private Budapest Bike Tour with Cafe Stop
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Private Budapest Bike Tour with Cafe Stop

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See the best of Budapest on a 3.5-hour bike tour led by a private guide. Wheel around the bike paths and cobblestone streets to pass UNESCO-listed Buda Castle District, the iconic statues in Heroes’ Square, the impressive Parliament Building and more. Your guide will provide anecdotes and historical background as you go, giving context to all the major landmarks surrounding you. You’ll also enjoy a stop to rest your legs with a hot beverage and Hungarian treat during the tour.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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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 20 minutes
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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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Budapest Buda side tour: Conquer the Castle

Budapest Buda side tour: Conquer the Castle

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Get an in-depth look at Buda Castle and Old Town on a private four-hour walking tour. This is an opportunity to go beyond what you’d get in an average tour. Listen as your guide tells you behind-the-scenes stories about Dracula, Houdini, and Hungarian royalty as you traverse the historical areas. You set the pace and can feel comfortable interacting with your private guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Capital Budapest - Half Day Private Tour (4hr)

Capital Budapest - Half Day Private Tour (4hr)

Our Capital Budapest tour takes you to six splendid landmarks of this magnificent city in the company of your expert guide offering essential insider tips and navigation advice from good places to eat and what else you shouldn’t miss. After this introductory tour you will feel relaxed, and at ease in planning the rest of your trip around the city, benefitting from the tips we’ll provide – what to see, how best to navigate the city, good places to eat and how to communicate with locals. The Itinerary is a basic outline to our tour which may be subject to change to personalise the experience. However alterations may be made without notification, to ensure the smooth running of the tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.73
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What people are saying about Castle-Hill-Varhegy tours and tickets

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Budapest: Dinner & Cruise on the Danube with Live Music
"What a thoroughly enjoyable evening! The selection of wines you served were quite delicious and the evening was brilliant fun. Whilst educational for those of all levels of experience, enjoying a glass or two with a competitive edge was great. Thank you again."..."
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Big Bus Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Great service. Please be aware that you have to go to office at stop 1 (can start at any of the steps) to get paper ticket instead of the voucher. Also the last buses only run till 5pm."..."
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Budapest ❤️Highlights❤️ Live Guided Segway Tour
"Amazing tour had great fun the tour guide Ahmed was very friendly knowledgeable and made history fun"..."
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Evening Cruise on the Danube with Optional Drinks
"The reservation process was easy. The staff was perfect, helpful and very nice. It was a wonderful trip"..."
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Budapest in a Day Private Luxury Sightseeing Tour
"Christine gave us the Budapest tour which was fantastic. She really knows her history. Was a day well spent in Budapest. Thank You Christine"..."
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Budapest Castle District Walk with Matthias Church Entry
"Our tour guide Bogota(Bogie) was was exceptional! We all loved her tour. Very knowledgeable and personable. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS TOUR AND BOGIE!"..."
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Late-Night Danube Cruise in Budapest with Live Music
"This was such an amazing cruise. The night lights of the Parliament building was spectacular . Amazing and would really really recommend this to anyone who wants to see the lights at night. Take this cruise."..."
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Organ Concert in the St. Stephen's Basilica with Optional Danube Cruise
"Lovely music and venue. Followed by an equally beautiful view from the river with good food and good wine."..."
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Budapest Private Walking Tour
"Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable , professional, and flexible. We saw the highlights of the city and learned a lot of the history of the country. By the end of the tour, we were comfortable traveling around the city on our own."..."
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Budapest Drink Cruise on the Danube
"The cruise on the Danube with lunch fulfilled expectations. We were situated next to the window with full view of the river, historical buildings and watching the river traffic. The lunch fit the bill. It had a buffet with a full array of regional dishes. The cruise with lunch is highly recommended."..."
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Buda Hills 2-Hour Segway Live-Guided Tour
"Had a fantastic Segway tour, led by Jahan who was a great host and very informative. It was our first full day in Budapest and was a great way to show us around the city, we visited Gelert hill, the castle, Fisherman's Bastion, Chain bridge and the Parliament building to name but a few.The Segways are great fun and an ideal way to cover a large area with ease. Many thanks Jahan, it was a pleasure to meet you"..."
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Private Budapest Bike Tour with Cafe Stop
"Laszlo was our guide and he was awesome. Learned so much about the city and even ate strudel at a cafe. Laszlo knew so much about all the historical sites. He spoke english very well and took us off the beaten path. It was beyond my expectations!"..."
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