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Fisherman's Bastion

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Built during the 19th century for the Hungarian Millennium celebrations, this mock bastion features pointed towers and turrets, reminiscent of the fairytale castles in Disney World.
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Szentharomsag ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 1 458 3000
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Reviewed today

The Buda side is very nice and from this view point you can see much of Pest and you are right at St. Mathias church - be sure to see that and the interior also. There are very good Hungarian eating places nearby and some...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

You could take a bus to the top but the climb will help to burn off some of those extra calories you have taken on board during your stay in Budapest.The views are fabulous from the top.

Thank 529iany
Reviewed today via mobile

Fisherman's bastion is a natural visitor attraction overlooking the banks of the Danube. The views are to die for, and we had the benefit of clear sunny skies which showed off the blue of the river. The site offers some other interesting features, plus shops...More

Thank TouristJunkies
Reviewed today via mobile

We took the Castle Bus tour up to Buda Castle and then onward to Fisherman’s Bastion and Mattias Church. The views across the Danube are absolutely spectacular up here. Great views of Parliament across the way as well.

Thank rtraveler2004
Reviewed yesterday

I was wondering around the streets and suddenly I was like in a different small town with small houses and quiet streets. And out of the blue there is this magnificent church and the violin is playing on the background. Behind that church was really...More

Thank mariliis91
Reviewed yesterday

One of the best place to visit un Budapest. The architecture is amazing, the view on the Danube and the city is fantastic.

Thank Amedee_12
Reviewed yesterday

We got a tour bus transport cart up to the Bastion. The town at the top is beautiful and then you get to the Bastion....It is stunningly pretty architecture, like a fairytale castle! You can freely walk along the castellations/wall taking some fab photos of...More

Thank hartplatt
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

But, you have to pay to go on the turret. Really? Everything is a tourist trap here. Nevertheless, it’s a beautiful location walking distance from the castle. The church is also interested, but again, you have to pay.

Thank Joaelk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful views of parliament, the river and right behind the Mathis’s church on castle hill. Worth the visit

Thank 1LoveItaly
Reviewed yesterday

Interesting outdoor concrete structure and great place to walk around this area. I would pick a nice day to visit. Fantastic view and great place to take pictures of the Danube and in particular the Pest side (including their parliament building) of Budapest along the...More

Thank David K
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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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4 October 2018|
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Response from AnnaMaria416 | Reviewed this property |
walking around is free and lovely. If you want to go to the top, there is a small charge. the restaurant is expensive.
4 October 2018|
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Response from Christine H | Reviewed this property |
It is free to see outside and walk on some of it , but you have to pay a small fee to climb the towers for a great view. It is open all year .
Szende D
21 September 2018|
Response from 690mathiasl | Reviewed this property |
Sure, should not be a problem. It may be a little cold, but otherwise i don't see any problem with it. Make sure to visit the church right next to it as well.
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