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Adult: €23
Student: €20
Languages & Starting Times:
20:15

Duration: 2 hours

Meeting / Starting point: Zero Kilometre Stone in Clark Ádám Square; a few meters away from the Chain Bridge (Buda side).

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Night-time Dark History and Vampire Tour

This tour takes you to the charming and most intimate places of the city of Budapest: the Buda castle district. A journey into the dark history of XV and XVII century, with stories of Battles, Vampires and Myths that lie between fantasy and chilling truth.

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About this tour

Visit with us the Buda Castle district after dark

Away from the hustle and bustle of Pest, this Vampire Tour takes you to the most charming, magical and intimate places of the city of Budapest: the Buda Castle District, where you will be amazed by the wonderful nightly panorama from top of the hill to the “Pearl of Danube”. We’ll go back in time, to a dark and hostile time, between 15th and 17th century when Hungarian rulers faced invading armies and reveal the despicable actions of two mad figures: Vlad Dracula, “the impaler” and Elizabeth Báthory, “the blood countess”. At Buda castle, the ancient seat of the Hungarian lords, the lantern will guide our way along silent streets and around sinister corners where your narrator will tell legends and lore, besides cases of vampirism in the old Hungary, which gave birth to myths that lie between fantasy and chilling truth during the darkest periods of the history of Eastern Europe.

Highlights

Let yourself be guided by a professional storyteller in period costume.

Enjoy a perfect mix of history and folklore combined in a special and unique experience.

Get amazed by the stunning and magical atmosphere of Buda's Castle district after dark.

Visit with us the hidden corners of the castle district and fisherman's Bastion by night.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • The tour includes a local guide expert in the legends and Hungarian tales.
  • This tour does not include access to the interiors of sites visited and no “jump scares”.
  • The tour does not include snacks and drinks.
  • The tour does not include transportation.

Additional information

  • Seats: pre-booking with online payment is essential to reserve the seat; therefore it is recommended to book early.
  • The tour runs in all weather conditions. It is recommended to dress appropriately in wintertime and to wear a raincoat or bring an umbrella in case of rain.
  • This tour is an immersive storytelling experience about history, local legends and tales not always associated with the building we stand in front of.
  • The tour ends up at the Buda Castle district; then it is possible to return back to the starting point or Pest side by bus. Guide can escorts you.

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Dedicated to corporate events, team buildings, school groups, families or simply group of friends; for all those that would like to enjoy flexibility, comfort, intimacy and convenience. Suitable for any kind of groups as we can customised the tour with starting time, endpoint of the tour.

Please contact us in order to organise and make your participation unforgettable!

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