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Stumbled on it by mistake and would have never known it was meant to be a fountain as it was bone-dry. Didn't look like it had water flowing from it for quite some time. Having said that, it doesn't take away form the fact that...More
Also dubbed as “Trevi Fountain of Budapest” the Mathais fountain s a famous fountain in the courtyard of the royal palace in Buda Castle.
It depicts a hunting scene where in King Matthias standing on a dead stag with a cross bow after a successful...More
This is a really odd fountain, stuck on the side of a building, Well made and interesting, Don't go out of your way to visit it, But as the top of the hill has so many other great places to see, you can't miss it
This sweet fountain is like a miniature version of the Trevi fountain in Rome. Our guide had us toss coins into the fountain to ensure our return to Budapest. Great history behind the figurines as well, be sure to read up on it.
I'm not sure most fountains deserve their own posting on this site, but this one does. It's part of the Budapest Castle, which is rightfully one of Budapest's top attractions. The fountain is behind the castle, so if you don't look for it you may...More
We literally stumbled across this very lovely sculpture/water fountain in passing on our way to the Royal Palace. Depicting the young King Matthias hunting with his dogs, it is striking and lovely to spend a few moments in front of.
The fountain was erected by sculptor Alajos Stróbl and Alajos Hauszmann, master builder of the reconstruction of the Royal Palace. After the composition scheme was approved by King Franz Joseph, Stróbl began to work in 1899. The figure of the henchman won a state gold...More