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

we walked here from our hotel it is a beautiful place ther are posh cafes at the top which have a wonderful view but we went back a little and into the square area were it was cheaper great place for people watching we found...More

Thank clive h
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went there on a romantic break and stayed in the Hilton Budapest overlooking this feature. Pros: amazing to see and also the best view over Budapest! Cons: none Must see. Gorgeous ancient accessible and free

Thank thecriticaleyer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great views of the city. Very pleasant atmosphere with music (street musicians). Great place for pictures with the church and parliament in the background.

Thank Allison M
Reviewed yesterday

Stunning Photos here and plenty of other things to see around it. We missed this the first time around and I would visit again. Very close the the Palace so do both in one hit!

Thank FoodGuru7777
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great view of Budapest from here. But the view of the building is more spectacular it's like a fairy tale castle. Definitely a must see. Plus a good little cafe up there to get a drink and ice cream from.

Thank jakhello147
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a Saturday, a day before the National holiday as the street was closed for traffic on the bridge to Buda and with an outdoor concert taking place. I managed to got on the cable team up to the top and made my way...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place gets pretty crowded as the day progresses but it is well worth the visit. One gets a great view of the Pest side of the city and the Parliament Building. It is also just interesting to think about how the fishermen's guild was...More

Thank madmeg48
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The pictures don't do this justice, absolutely beautiful views and definitely worth a visit, We paid the 280 huf to go to the stop (only about 20 steps) but so worth it just to see the top

Thank Robynn05
Reviewed 2 days ago

A fantastic place to walk around as you visit the other sites in Buda. There is a terrace restaurant here that I can't remember the name of (reservations required) that provided us with the best gourmet Hungarian meal of our trip. If I can find...More

Thank Tom_and_Luann
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Fisherman's Bastion is located at the Pest, or the hilly part of Budapest. It has a beautiful architecture and from here you will have the view of the whole city of Budapest

Thank Tedzski
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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Barbara M
31 July 2017|
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Response from DianeF176 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk around on your own. I'm not sure about tours available, but I saw a small building that was offering information. It was down the street from Matthias, and across the street from some restaurants.
5 June 2017|
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Response from papanin0 | Reviewed this property |
hello there is no need to buy tickets . and there are 2 options to go up with charge . and 1 option to go up by foot there are stairs just across the road
21 June 2016|
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Response from islandgirl88 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend buying a transit pass. they are inexpensive and cover all the metro, trams and buses. there is a bus that stops at the square where the Fisherman's Bastion is located. We bought a 72 hour pass and it worked very... More