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"The Grand Bastion" Fisherman's Bastion - Halaszbastya Tip by viddra

  Ina and the model
by viddra
  • Ina and the model - Budapest
      Ina and the model
    by viddra
  • The Grand Bastion - Budapest
  • The Grand Bastion - Budapest
  • The Grand Bastion - Budapest
  • The Grand Bastion - Budapest

Visit the grand bastion flowing down the side of the Castle Hill, behind St Matthew's Church, walk among these old walls and admire the numerous masterpieces of former craftsmen. You can spend a whole day here, without going anywhere else. And don't miss the great river panorama!

The bastion was built a century ago, in the place where there used to be a fish market, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Magyars' arrival in Europe from the East. Its 7 towers symbolize the 7 tribes.

A rather interesting thing is that this bastion has never been used for defense purposes.

The main picture (the only 1 taken in 2003) is showing my niece Ivana next to the model of the bastion.

Address: Castle District (Varhegy) in Buda
Directions: It can be reached by the Castle bus (Varbusz) from Moszkva ter.
Phone: +36 1 458 3030

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  • Updated Apr 6, 2007
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