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The fountain is easy to miss if you don't know where to look or indeed don't look. Tucked away in the courtyard behind the Royal Palace, it depicts a series of hunting scenes which are very complex in their nature - the more you look...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make every effort to find this special scene. Tucked away in an inner courtyard - you could easily miss it. You may have seen many fountains with hunting scenes but this one is spectacular for the detail of each character and animal. The expressions and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Milespeterdee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fountain is located in inner yard just behind the Royal Palace, within the territory of Castle Hills Buda complex. Easy to miss, if you don't know where is it. This fountain depicts King Matthias enjoying one of his favorite pastimes, hunting. This is the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tk3232
Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

Large fountain depicting a hunting scene. Very realistic bronzes. I liked the dog taking a drink of the water. Worth seeing for its size and aesthetic quality.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bertie1224
Reviewed July 31, 2019

A beautiful, very interesting but strange functioning fountain up on Castle Hill. Close by the church of the same name and down by the old castle (now museums). The detail in the statue is stunning.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

As we passed through the fountain we were so impressed by the different statues at different levels which build up the wonderful fountain.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed July 5, 2019

Ugly huge statue of slaughtered moose and deer and guys with guns! The bloodhound dogs were cute. Statue is a bit goudy but our eyes are drawn to it. Did not really like it, bit too gory for me!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed July 1, 2019

The level of detail in this fountain ins mind blowing. So much to see and take in from the various poses and scenes contained in small fountain.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Callum M
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

This is a very ornate and decorative fountain which is on the Castle Hill in front of the Budapest Castle.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank bdon257
Reviewed June 29, 2019

This famous fountain, located in Buda castle features a king returning from his hunting session with his dogs. While the concept of hunting is despicable, the fountain itself is beautiful and provides numerous photo-ops.

Date of experience: June 2019
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