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Address: Szentharomsag ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 1 458 3000
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Built during the 19th century for the Hungarian Millennium celebrations,...

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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fantatic views despite the fog

cold, frosty morning but got taxi here as of short time. glad we did. beautiful church and lovely streets to walk around. was not too busy (weds in december). had lovely soup... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

cold, frosty morning but got taxi here as of short time. glad we did. beautiful church and lovely streets to walk around. was not too busy (weds in december). had lovely soup overlooking Danube in warm.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I dont understandthe hype around this place. Just a common tower witha very nice wiev on the city. Still it is in the historical area so you need to visit anyway just dont expect too much

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

In the winter there is no charge. There are great views of the river and the parliament. At one end there is a café where we warmed up with hot chocolate. Well worth a visit

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I ended up in Fishermans Bastion as the final stop on a walking tour and I'm glad we were taken there.this is a beautiful place in Budapest and is well worth the uphill walk.the views of the Danube and city below are fantastic.There is a bar/cafe on site to get a snack or drink if you want one.It was nice... More 

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Iasi, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must visit when you travel tu Budapest, and like all sites in Budapest, it's more immpresive at night time. You have to climb some stairs, but it worth it. Great view over the city, and the place itself it's great. Don't miss it!

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Part of the obligatory walk round Buda on its castle hill and old town. It's a limestone platform up some steps (no lift evident) and gives an excellent view across to Pest on the other side of the river Danube it's not the only viewpoint there.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There was a lot of construction going on when we went, so a lot of the areas were closed. Beautiful views of the Pest side from here. It’s too bad that the prime spots are taken over by restaurants so you’d actually have to pay to see the view from there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed this visit immensely. Guide was very good. Large crowds even though late in season. A great bit of Hungarian history.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Architecturally Pristine and kept immaculately. Overlooking the city with some great buildings. Take the car lift up the sude if the rock and walk the top of the hill to the buildings. Its wirth the climb up. Take it all in because theres a lot to see and do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fisherman's Bastion is well worth a visit. The views of the city are amazing and if you time it for sunset, the reflection of the light off the buildings and water are photo worthy to say the very least. A must see!

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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 events attended by the royal family and was the chosen place for the coronation of Franz Josef, one of the Hungarian Habsburg kings. Having admired the palace and the church, a visit to Buda will be unforgettable by the stunning and memorable panorama over Pest offered by the seven towered Fishermen’s Bastion.
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