"Fishermen's Bastion" Fisherman's Bastion - Halaszbastya Tip by edvin_br

  The Bastion by night (seen above the bridge)
by edvin_br

This beautiful site is situated in one of the cities most pleasent areas-the Castle district.
It was built between 1899-1903 by Frigyes Schulek, and it was named after the fishermans who inhabited the area in the middle ages and defend it from enemy attacks, but the actual building was never used to defensive actiones.
The Bastion is built in neo-Romanesque style, has low wall, some tunnels and 3 towers where you can get by going up on some steps or by coming from Mattheias church. there is a charmingf cafe in the area and it has a great view over Pest, especially the Parliament and St.Stephans Basilica.

Address: District I , Szentharomsag ter
The castle District, near mattheias church. You should take the varbuz from Moskva ter.

Phone: +36 1 458 3030
Website: http://www.fishermansbastion.com

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  • Updated Oct 7, 2011
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