We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
All photos (394)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Certificate of Excellence
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
45°
32°
Nov
34°
23°
Dec
34°
22°
Jan
Contact
Budapest Castle Courtyard, Budapest, Hungary
Website
Improve This Listing
Matthias Fountain Tours and Tickets
from $31.18
More Info
from $230.03
More Info
from $28.12
More Info
from $56.24
More Info
from $61.87
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Reviews (751)
Filter reviews
300 results
Traveler rating
133
137
29
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
133
137
29
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews buda castle hunting dogs master builder minor damage broken heart bronze figures national gallery royal palace second world war depicted deer stag statue crossbow rocks legend destruction
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 300 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

The fountain is easy to miss if you don't know where to look or indeed don't look. Tucked away in the courtyard behind the Royal Palace, it depicts a series of hunting scenes which are very complex in their nature - the more you look...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make every effort to find this special scene. Tucked away in an inner courtyard - you could easily miss it. You may have seen many fountains with hunting scenes but this one is spectacular for the detail of each character and animal. The expressions and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Milespeterdee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fountain is located in inner yard just behind the Royal Palace, within the territory of Castle Hills Buda complex. Easy to miss, if you don't know where is it. This fountain depicts King Matthias enjoying one of his favorite pastimes, hunting. This is the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tk3232
Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

Large fountain depicting a hunting scene. Very realistic bronzes. I liked the dog taking a drink of the water. Worth seeing for its size and aesthetic quality.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bertie1224
Reviewed July 31, 2019

A beautiful, very interesting but strange functioning fountain up on Castle Hill. Close by the church of the same name and down by the old castle (now museums). The detail in the statue is stunning.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

As we passed through the fountain we were so impressed by the different statues at different levels which build up the wonderful fountain.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed July 5, 2019

Ugly huge statue of slaughtered moose and deer and guys with guns! The bloodhound dogs were cute. Statue is a bit goudy but our eyes are drawn to it. Did not really like it, bit too gory for me!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed July 1, 2019

The level of detail in this fountain ins mind blowing. So much to see and take in from the various poses and scenes contained in small fountain.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Callum M
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

This is a very ornate and decorative fountain which is on the Castle Hill in front of the Budapest Castle.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank bdon257
Reviewed June 29, 2019

This famous fountain, located in Buda castle features a king returning from his hunting session with his dogs. While the concept of hunting is despicable, the fountain itself is beautiful and provides numerous photo-ops.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank TheShis
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 367 nearby hotels
Lanchid 19, Budapest
870 reviews
.12 miles away
Hotel Clark Budapest
334 reviews
.17 miles away
Carlton Hotel Budapest
1,671 reviews
.23 miles away
Hotel Orion Varkert
681 reviews
.35 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,078 nearby restaurants
Meat Boutique
1,804 reviews
.12 miles away
Korosfoi Kurtoskalacs
192 reviews
.03 miles away
Zhao Zhou teashop & lab
89 reviews
.11 miles away
Marvelosa
595 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,075 nearby attractions
Varhegy
10,573 reviews
.04 miles away
Buda Castle
7,751 reviews
.07 miles away
Castle Garden
327 reviews
.16 miles away
Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria)
1,242 reviews
.05 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Matthias Fountain staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines