Headout is an authorized and trusted partner of the venue, offering curated experiences to enjoy this attraction. This is not the venue's website.
Coffee & Cake Menu
Step into a world of legends and stories with a guided walking tour through the charming Castle District. Discover the secrets of Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion, where panoramic views of Budapest will leave you awe-inspired. Your journey culminates with listening to fascinating stories about Buda Castle and exploring cobblestone pathways and hidden alleys.
Indulge in a regal experience at the Hungarian Royal Guard Exhibition. Witness the precision and elegance of the Changing of the Guards ceremony, a spectacle that pays homage to Hungary's rich heritage. Continue your adventure at the Royal Riding Hall, where equestrian prowess takes center stage. End your tour with a delectable meal within Buda Castle's embrace.
Embark on a guided bus tour and feast your eyes on the exterior splendor of Matthias Church and the ornate details of the Fisherman's Bastion. Capture breathtaking photos from Gellért Hill, soaking in the sprawling beauty of Budapest. And that's not all – your journey continues with a serene Danube River Cruise, where the city's iconic landmarks unfold before your eyes.
Explore Hungary's artistic heritage at the National Gallery. Admire a diverse collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts that offer a glimpse into the nation's cultural evolution.
For the adventurous at heart, the Labyrinth offers an intriguing maze of tunnels and chambers beneath Buda Castle. Explore its depths to uncover mysteries and legends that echo through the ages.
Behold the elegance of Sándor Palace, the official residence of Hungary's president. It was built in 1806 in a Neoclassical architectural style and hosts a changing of the guard ceremony every hour.
Delve into the city's rich history at the Budapest History Museum. Engaging exhibits and artifacts reveal Budapest's evolution, from its medieval roots to modern times.
Witness a time-honored tradition at the Change of Guard ceremony - a display of precision and honor. Adorned in traditional uniforms, the guards pay homage to Hungary's rich heritage.
This Neo-Baroque masterpiece, also known as the 'Trevi Fountain of Budapest' is an ode to the legendary Hungarian king Matthias. Marvel at intricate reliefs showcasing scenes of a hunting party led by the king himself.
See jaw-dropping panoramic vistas! Buda Castle, located on a hilltop, offers unparalleled panoramas of the Danube River, the Chain Bridge, and the iconic Hungarian Parliament building.
Marvel at the whimsical architecture of Fisherman's Bastion, an enchanting terrace that offers panoramic views of Budapest's breathtaking skyline. It was named after a fisherman who defended this side of the castle in the Middle Ages.
Explore a world of architectural splendor at Matthias Church, a Gothic masterpiece adorned with vibrant mosaics and intricate designs. Located next to the Fisherman's Bastion, the church has witnessed the coronations of several Hungarian kings along with wars and invasions.
Castle Grounds: 10 AM - 6 PM
National Gallery: Tue - Sun 10 AM – 6 PM
Budapest History Museum:
Closed on: Mondays
Best Time To Visit: Spring and fall offer pleasant weather and fewer crowds, making it an ideal time to explore Buda Castle. Consider visiting during weekdays or early mornings to beat the crowds and have a more serene experience.
Address: Budapest, Szent György tér 2, 1014 Hungary
Find on Map
The ticket prices to the Buda Castle can vary depending on your preferences and the type of experience you choose. Generally, ticket prices start from €11.
You can buy tickets to Buda Castle online or directly at the castle. Online purchasing is quick and easy and allows you to secure your spot in advance. Additionally, some online tickets offer combined access to the Hungarian Royal Guard Exhibition & Royal Riding Hall or a Guided Bus Tour & Danube River Cruise, providing a more comprehensive experience.
A standard Buda Castle ticket typically includes a guided tour of the Castle District, including the Buda Castle grounds and its remarkable attractions. Depending on the ticket you choose, you can also get a guided bus tour and river cruise as part of the experience or get access to the Hungarian Royal Guard Exhibition & Royal Riding Hall with a 3-course Meal in Buda Castle.
Yes! The Budapest all in 1: 3-Hour Guided Bus Tour & 1-Hour Danube River Cruise ticket offers discounts to children below 12 years of age.
You can cancel your Buda Castle tickets up to 24 hours before your experience begins and get a full refund.
Buda Castle's opening hours are 10 AM to 6 PM from Tuesday to Sunday. It's a good idea to double-check the schedule before your visit to ensure you make the most of your time.