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Fisherman's Bastion

Szentharomsag ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 458 3000
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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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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Szentharomsag ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 1 458 3000
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Reviewed yesterday

This part of Budapest is just not to be missed. It is a feature of the ol the 'old town' and a stunning part of the city. The views back to Budapest are breathtaking but the entire surrounding is simply fabulous.

Thank reubenmilner
Reviewed yesterday

U mustn't miss a visit to this place. Lovely large clean area with fantastic views of Budapest. Go see this

Thank mrsriley
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the most amazing places to see in Budapest you can see all Budapest from there good for taking photos as well.

Thank laura a
Reviewed yesterday

Strongly recommended to visit this amazing building or as named "bastion"; If is not good weather everyone may take a Castle Shuttle, very useful, otherwise on good weather is nice having a walking tour

Thank lorus57
Reviewed yesterday

You must go their when in Budapest, very intersting.The veiws are also stunning. Easy to visit by public transport (bus)

Thank MerseaRay
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest is one of the top Budapest attractions without a doubt. Fisherman’s Bastion were built in the 19th century to serve as a lookout tower for the best panoramic views in Budapest, You feel that you are in old time. To enter...More

Thank sanambe s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a amazing building! Visited twice whilst just in Budapest and it was worth the climb! We had beautiful weather so made photos from every angle just stunning! Highly recommend:)

Thank Toyah1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful area that is definitely worth crossing the river and going up the hill for, advise anyone who visits Budapest to go up.

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Bastion overlooks the Danube on the Buda side in the Castle District. It is an impressive monument that has towers and 'windows' that give spectacular views of the river and of Pest on the other side. Worth climbing the steps to the towers and...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing views of the city. it's like something from a Disney movie. A great place to take some pictures

Thank Christy O
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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12 December 2017|
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Response from JoeLNJTraveler | Reviewed this property |
No- But yes. If you purchase a drink at the Hilton or at the Fisherman's Bastion you are good to go. You could also go into the Hilton and use the restroom on the lower level. Or, purchase a beer or a coffee at a local... More
6 November 2017|
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Response from Elham F | Reviewed this property |
Ramps are not every where but you still get to see a lot that are accessible.
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24 October 2017|
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Response from dr_pj18 | Reviewed this property |
The place is very touristy so expect so many people taking pictures. The part with paid entrance was not so crowded when we were there this month. You can take good pictures of the Danube and the Pest side and selfies of... More