Guided walking tour of Gellért Hill in Budapest
Activities

Guided walking tour of Gellért Hill in Budapest

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Friday and Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the peak of Gellert Hill and the Liberty Statue
  • Enjoy the best views of the city on the other side of the Danube
  • Visit the Rock Church with its interesting caves
  • Discover the hidden Philosophers' Garden
What to expect

Meet your tour guide at the fountain in front of Hotel Gellert, and head inside the Rock Church. Enjoy a guided tour inside the church to see its rich interior decorated with sculptures and wooden carvings. Afterwards, admire views of the city as you head up the hill.

After 10 minutes climbing you will reach the peak of the hill where you will find the impressive Liberty Statue, formerly a Soviet Communist monument). Admire the amazing view from the lookout terrace in front of the statue.

Next, arrive at the Citadella fortress, built in the middle of the 19th century by the Austrian empire to keep the rebellious Hungarian city under control.

The last part of the tour comprises a downhill walk on the Northern slope of the hill. Explore a hidden treasure in the middle of the forest: the Philosophers' Garden. The garden is home to statues of the most influential thinkers in human history, and offers a perfect place for meditation. At the end of the tour you will see a 500 year-old Turkish Bath, and walk along the Danube from Elisabeth Bridge to Liberty Bridge. The tour will end at the starting point.

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What's included
  • Guided tour with a professional local guide
  • Entry to the Rock Church
Reduced price
  • Students (age 7-18)
  • Children (age 0-6): free
Where

Budapest, Szent Gellért tér 2, 1114 Hungary

Meeting point:

Meet your tour guide at the white marble fountain building in front of Hotel Gellert. The hotel is opposite the exit of "Szent Gellert ter" M4 metro station.

What to remember
  • You will climb 500 feet (150 meters) on pathways and steps to reach the top of the hill
  • The peak might not be accessible during bad weather conditions. In case of rainy weather, the tour will be be postponed to another day
  • Please note that people wearing shorts or sleeveless shirts are not allowed into the Rock Church
  • COVID safety information: The tour guide will wear a protective mask if required by travellers. It will be a transparent face mask, so the tour guide's face and mouth will be totally visible. The tour guide will offer an anti-virus hand spray in case any participants need it. Social distance will be observed during the tour.
  • This tour is for small private groups of up to 10 people
  • Students are allowed only if there is at least one adult in the group
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When
  • Friday and Saturday at 2:30 pm
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Provider
Tourist Angel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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