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The Fisherman’s Bastion affords great views of Budapest and the Danube

The Fisherman’s Bastion is a neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque style terrace and rampart situated in Buda, on the Castle hill, by the Matthias Church. It has a fairytale look, with many turrets, projections, parapets, and climbing stairways. From the towers and the terrace there is a beautiful, panoramic view of the Danube, Margaret Island, the Hungarian Parliament and Gellért Hill.


The Hungarian National Museum provides a combination of history, politics and culture

he Hungarian National Museum is well worth a visit and could enlighten you to the history of the region of Hungary before it was Hungary as well as more recent historical and political events, like the 1848 revolution which started on the steps of the museum.