Lisbon - Portugal
Walking tour around the oldest neighborhoods of Lisbon
If you are travelling to Budapest, you cannot miss an opportunity to visit a landmark, around which the city was built. Castle Hill or Buda is a UNESCO World Heritage Site dating back in history to 13th century.
Although Buda was bombed to the ground during World War II, it was rebuilt with its main streets still follow their medieval paths.
Follow your private guide and discover some of must-see attractions, Gothic arches, eighteenth-century Baroque houses and cobblestone streets.
The Castle Hill is situated 170 m above the river Danube, which opens picturesque views on Budapest.
During this walking tour you will get a chance to explore the following landmarks:
Dísz tér: The centre of the castle district during the Middle Ages, today a beautiful square with a statue which commemorates the uprising of the Hungarians against the Hapsburgs in 1848-1849.
Holy Trinity Square or Szentháromság tér: The square is named after the Trinity column that was built between 1710 and 1713 by Philipp Ungleich.
Vienna Gate or Bécsi Kapu tér: Used to be named Saturday Gate during Middle Ages, because markets were held in front of it every Saturday.
Maria Magdalena Tower: This tall stone tower with 170 stairs to climb to the top opens a great view over the city.
Royal Palace: First royal residence on Castle Hill built in the 13th century, after the Mongolian invasion.
Rondella of the Castle: Here you’ll find few triangular shaped gatehouses and conical turrets in castle’s original style before the Habsburg era.
Castle Garden Bazaar: Designed by Miklós Ybl and built between 1875 and 1883, an important Budapest landmark which has been a registered World Heritage Site since 1987