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Budapest’s Castle Hill: history & mystery… revealed

created by Dora & Adam- Budapest locals and enthusiasts + puzzle and riddle lovers!
62 reviews

20,00 per group (1-5 people)

Play anytime within the next 3 months

Love a good mystery with a side of historical facts? You’ll discover plenty of those on this fun and self-guided walk in Budapest’s Castle Hill area. It’s created by enthusiastic locals Dora and Adam – one from Buda and one from Pest, so you get a full perspective! Listen to the tunes of a 24-piece bell structure, learn about a secret labyrinth of tunnels, and enjoy breathtaking views of the Danube. Along the way, solve curious location-based riddles to unlock directions for your next destination.

This playful walk across Budapest sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know the Castle Hill area or just start exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

We know you’ll love our experiences, but if this is your first, rest assured - you can solve up to three riddles and still get a full refund, or in case of the Wonder Walks - all subscription plans come with one week free trial. See our T&Cs here.

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10 riddles.
2 – 3 hours (without break). 3 – 3,5 km.

Start at Iskola utca 30 (near Batthyány tér metro station).
End at Castle Garden Bazaar (Várkert Bazár – Ybl Miklós tér).

Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:
The stunning panorama of the city from the Fisherman’s Bastion.
The magnificent Matthias Church at the heart of the Castle Hill.
The majestic Buda Castle and picturesque views of the Danube.
The striking architecture of the Parliament building.

Play 7 days a week, any time in daylight! If you have an eagle eye, the game’s great for a nice early evening stroll as well!
Note: Entrance to the Castle may be limited/for a fee during festivals – these events can be a nice addition to your adventure, but if you’d rather skip it, check the event calendar before you go.

 

You’ll receive an email with a link to your game. The link to the game is valid up to 3 months after the purchase. By tapping the play button your game magically opens in your phone’s browser. No downloads. Super easy.

If it rains, take a break and wait for some sunshine, you can continue where you left off, or share the email with your teammates in case you run out of battery.

We recommend playing in a team of 1-5 people.

Check our frequently asked questions or read our terms & conditions.

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62 reviews for Budapest’s Castle Hill: history & mystery… revealed

  1. Sonia&Mom

    Quite difficult and unclear formulated clues (maybe the punctuation part was also a problem?). But a good experience overall.

  2. Los cuarentas

    Some of the riddles where not completely Clear or truthful but we had plenty of fun.

  3. Elise and Áron

    It was funny, great, entertaining and interesting

  4. Cymruss

    Good fun and allows you to view things at your own pace.

  5. Chico playa

    no comment
  6. The eyebrows

    Really fun

  7. Vienna

    no comment
  8. Davizzi

    no comment
  9. Mädels@home

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  10. Paul seine Lakaien

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1. Choose your game

All our trails are created by locals. Buy the one that intrigues you the most. After the purchase, you’ll receive a link to your game via email.

2. Ready, set, go!

Go to the game’s starting location indicated in the email (play anytime up to 6 months from the purchase). Tap the Play button and the game will magically open in your phone's browser!

3. Find secrets

With each riddle solved, new cryptic directions will take you from one hidden gem to the next. You’ll unlock local stories and recommendations on your way too!

4. Win!

Play for the fastest time and get listed on our leaderboard. Or, take your time and share your best adventure photo using #secretcitytrails. Both might lead to a free game!

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