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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank ohteoh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank 113madhusudhank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in front of Budapest castle, is this impressive fountain. Weird collection of hunters and dogs. Just a strange set up.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 19 September 2018

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

Thank levace
Reviewed 16 September 2018

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.

Thank Rose T
Reviewed 15 August 2018

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

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I was pleasantly surprised to come upon this gorgeous fountain. It seems to be modeled after the Trevi Fountain and had a very welcome cool mist on a very hot day.

Thank dsmith31
Reviewed 23 July 2018

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.

Thank lady_britts
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A decorative fountain made from carved stone with several bronze statues mainly on a hunting theme. Used by many as a wishing fountain.

Thank 1stprinciples
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

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

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