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Buda Castle walking tour and visit to the Hospital in the Rock

Free cancellation
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Feel the historical atmosphere of the oldest district of Budapest

Admire the Gothic splendor of the Matthias Church and explore the seven towers of Fishermen's Bastion and the Royal Palace complex

Have a 1-hour guided tour in the "Hospital in the Rock" WW2 underground bunker museum

Enjoy the stunning views of the Danube River and its bridges

What to expect

Start at the Holy Trinity Statue, from where you walk around the magnificent Matthias Church. Admire the Fishermen's Bastion, a fantastic fairy tale structure offering the best views over the Danube and the Hungarian Parliament building.

Head to the President's Palace and the Royal Palace complexes, walk around the courtyards and fountains, and look at the proud guards outside the palace.

Walk back from the Royal Palace, and explore the other side of the castle. From the medieval walls, you have an excellent view towards the Buda Hills, the western part of the city with its forests and nature parks.

After the guided walking tour enjoy a few minutes break in the entrance hall of the Hospital in the Rock Museum. Receive a skip-the-line ticket from your tour guide and who will help you to join your scheduled visit to the museum. This will be the most exciting part of your tour. Have a 1-hour guided tour in the Hospital in the Rock. This place used to be a secret military hospital hidden deep down below the Buda Castle. The hospital is part of a system of natural caves and tunnels, that stretches over nearly six miles. The museum that is located in the old rooms of the hospital was established to preserve its rich history. See many rooms exhibiting hundreds of lifelike wax figures and showing you the story of the underground hospital, that was then turned into an atomic bunker during World War 2.

Follow your guide through the tunnels of this place and get a feeling of what life during these times, especially as a wounded soldier must have looked like.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

What's included

Professional English-speaking tour guide

Entry to the Hospital in the Rock Museum and a 1-hour guided tour

Location

Budapest, Szentháromság tér, 1014 Hungary

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of the Holy Trinity Statue, opposite of the front gate of Matthias Church. The guide will carry a sign with "GUIDED TOUR" written on it.

Provider

Tourist Angel Smc

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • COVID safety information: The tour guide will wear a protective mask if required by travellers. Please bring your mask as it is required in inside areas. Social distance will be observed during the tour