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Private Walking Tour: Budapest Castle District
"Your guide will pick you up from your Budapest hotel and take you to the public transport station (ticket included) to head to the Castle District where your 2-hour walking tour takes place. Wander the narrow medieval cobblestone streets of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed district as your private guide unveils stories tales and legends of Budapest’s history culture and folklore. Visit the Castle District's main sights while getting an in-depth overview of the historical events that have shaped the district over the centuries. You’ll learn how Castle Hill was built and discover its strategic and symbolic and then wander the old cobblestone streets and alleys surrounding the spectacular structure. This is where you’ll explore lesser-known areas often overlooked by most visitors giving you a more authentic experience of this wonderful part of Budapest. You’ll then head to the center of the Castle District for a tour of Matthias Church (if it’s not open
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Best Historical Sights of Budapest Tour
"I pick you up from your hotel or wherever is most comfortable for you and we head straight to the City Park this is where our tour starts. City Park has many sightseeing opportunities including the glorious Vajdahunyad Castle Széchenyi bath (the largest thermal bath in the capital) the Zoo and an outdoor Ice skating rink. We then head to Hero's Square where I will give you a short lesson regarding the most important figures in Hungarian history.Along the famous Andrássy Avenue we can find the beautiful Neo-Renaissance mansions and townhouses featuring fine facades. Homes on this street have been featured on televisions shows such as House Hunters International. It is also one of Budapest's main shopping streets with fine cafes
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Budapest Private Walking City Tour
"You will start the tour in the center of the Pest side by taking one of the oldest undergrounds to the Heroes' Square. You will then walk back to downtown Pest on the famous Andrássy Avenue until you reach the Danube and the Roosevelt Square. Just behind you will make a short visit to Saint Stephen's Basilica and then have a taste of the most famous ice cream in Hungary at Gelarto Rosa which is just opposite the Basilica. After this enjoyable experience you will continue walking on the pedestrian zone until you cross the famous Chain Bridge and begin exploring the old part of Budapest the Buda side. You can then take the funicular up to the hill where you will explore the royal presidential and residential areas. Some highlights include Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion with beautiful views of Hungarian Parliament. You will finish the tour in the castle area
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Fisherman's Bastion - Halaszbastya Tips (166)

Great architecture!

It is one of the most beautiful places in Budapest on my opinion. If you are hesitating, don`t! Fisherman`s Bastion is definitely worth a visit and the view it offers is truly amazing! It is...
Feb 04, 2016

Fishermen`s Bastion

The Fisherman`s Bastion is a scenic viewing terrace with neo-medieval architecture, built between 1895 and 1902 above the Buda embankment. From here, visitors have the best possible view on the...
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Oct 05, 2015

Great views and sights

As part of our Cruise activities, we had a 1h10 min stop on the Buda side of Budapest at Fisherman’s Bastion and St Mathias Church near Buda Castle. (going inside churches was normally never included...
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Apr 24, 2015

Obviously for the views.

The term "bastion" made me first believe that I would see a military fortification. There is nothing like that "the Fisherman's Bastion - Halászbástya " looks like a fairytale castle. This may explain...
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Mar 15, 2015


I was at the Bastion and about to proceed down one of the ceremonial wide stairs to make my way down hill to the Danube River. There are actually a pair of stairs which provide an impressive entrance...
Apr 19, 2014


The Fisherman's Bastion was built as a viewing terrace with lookout towers on the base of the castle walls from the 17-18th century. Rather than building sturdy thick stone walls, the intention was to...
Apr 19, 2014


A Bastion that looks like a fairy-tale Castle, certainly different to other Bastions I have seen.It turns out, the castle-like Fisherman's Bastion was built in 1905, mainly for decorative purposes....
Apr 19, 2014

Little Castle

Fisherman Bastion is absolutely beautiful little castle from a dream. I was very interesting to visit this popular place and it is beautiful then on photos for my opinion.Thanks to the vision of...
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Dec 30, 2013

My favourite spot at Budapest

I love the Fishermans bastion. I like how it looks (for some reason it brings Gaudi to my mind, even if it´s not anything "grazy looking") and there is great view to see and to take photos from up...
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Oct 14, 2013

Fisherman's Bastion

It offers stunning views of Budapest especially of the Danube and the Hungarian Parliament admire the bastion from the small square that divides it from the Mathias churchEnjoy the picturesque views...
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Aug 31, 2013

Magnificent View

Fisherman's Bastion is understandably one of the most popular sights in Budapest. It is the large terrace complex right below the Matyas Church on the Buda side of the Danube.Supposedly it was built...
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Feb 02, 2013

fisherman’s bastion

The Fisherman’s Bastion(Halászbástya) is a castle like structure that was built in 1905 in neo-gothic and Romanesque style for decorated purposed by Frigyes Schulek, the architecture that...
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Dec 16, 2012
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Holy Trinity Column - Szentháromság Szobor

The Trinity column located on Castle hill, can be found in the middle of Trinity Square, which was named after the statue. This was quite a large baroque Trinity column, that was built between 1710...
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Mathias Church - Mátyás Templom

Next to St. Stephen`s Basilica, the Matthias Church - in the Buda part of the capital - is Budapests most famous church. The name was given in honour of King Matthias Corvinus, who was a famous...
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Castle Theatre

Originally constructed as a Carmelite church in 1736, the building was later redesigned as a theatre following the dissolution of the order by Joseph II in 1784. For a short time it was used by a...
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Castle Hill (Varhegy)

The area known as Vár on top of the hill in Buda is one of the “must see” parts of the city. Vár = castle. Up there you have a whole host of things to see. It will take half a day, even without...
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I have joined a Bicycle sightseeing tour in Budapest by Budapest Bike Breeze. We were riding with five other fellow travellers, which made the tour interactive and personal. Our guide - Márti, a 32...
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National Gallery - Magyar Nemzeti Galeria

In July, the Hungarian National Gallery is organising each Wednesday an event called “Wine Wednesday” (Borszerda), which is certainly worth attending. The event combines museum guided tours, with wine...
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