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Fisherman's Bastion

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Szentharomsag ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 1 458 3000
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Reviewed today via mobile

The area known as fisherman's bastion is so beautiful and quaint. There are restaurants, cafes and small shops in this area. It's also another spot to admire beautiful views of the city

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janine R
Reviewed today

This is a fairy tail looking bulding high above the city looking down over the river. Try to see it by day and night.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elairam
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely setting with stunning view of the city and the famous parliament’s building across the river. The bastion looks so elegant architecturally, it really doesn’t feel like a structure for war anymore. It is very relaxing just to spend some time walking around and appreciate...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LivingDDream88
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fishermans Bastion is in the elevated castle district and offers the best views in Budapest overlooking Parliament and Danube River. We spent hours here and couldn't stop taking pictures-- highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank laurajanehaver
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Go there (January) around 5PM. Super vieuw over the city. Church worth a visit. Take the finiculair up hill and walk back.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HPBKraaijeveld
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely stunning architecture with amazing views over the city. Really picturesque and fairy tale like! A must for anyone visiting Budapest.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Easy to get there, nice views of Budapest. The architecture is definitely awesome, walking is the best way to enjoy all this place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank enghelicious M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is well worth a five star rating but the crowds certainly take away from the beauty of the place ~ let alone being able to get the photographs you dreamed of capturing. It's amazing, it's beautiful, it's unique, and one of a kind..... but...........More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank travelerted
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stunning architecture! It felt like stepping into a fairy tail with views of the city it was almost a Disney film. All free to view and nice area to eat or drink nearby.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jameshK6072NX
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The area has beautiful views and can be done for free if you’re on a budget. I recommend spending a few dollars to ride the funicular to the top to enjoy the views on the way up in a very unique mode of transportation. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank drewdude0003
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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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October 3, 2018|
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Response from AnnaMaria416 | Reviewed this property |
walking around is free and lovely. If you want to go to the top, there is a small charge. the restaurant is expensive.
October 3, 2018|
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Response from Christine H | Reviewed this property |
It is free to see outside and walk on some of it , but you have to pay a small fee to climb the towers for a great view. It is open all year .
Szende D
September 21, 2018|
Response from 690mathiasl | Reviewed this property |
Sure, should not be a problem. It may be a little cold, but otherwise i don't see any problem with it. Make sure to visit the church right next to it as well.
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