"The Fishermen's Bastion..." Budapest Tourist Trap Tip by zwack

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The Fishermen's Bastion received its name from the medieval ramparts system which rose above the suburb named Fishermen's Town; furthermore, there used to be a fish-market behind the ramparts. Beneath the Fishermen's Bastion lies the old suburb of Vízi- város (Water Town), now full of new bindings; its Baroque church towers recall the past. Looking to- wards the north we get a view of the Danube with Margaret Island.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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