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Fisherman's Bastion

Budapest's Országház, "Country House"
As if Budapest's Parliament Building wasn't stunning enough, with its 365 spires and contrasting colors, the view from Fisherman's Bastion, across the Danube from it, only increased its dramatic appearance. I literally gasped as we walked past St. Matthias Church and this came into view.
The easiest way to get to the Bastion, and around the Castle District, is by car. As I recall, there is a fee for cars, however, if you are just making a quick stop, you don't have to pay. We simply did a drive up, hop out, look around, snap pictures, and hop back in-sort of stop, and were not required to pay a fee.
Whether you decide to take your time at the Bastion, or opt for the more economic, though equally satisfying visit, this is one of many stops in Budapest you shouldn't miss!
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Castle Hill Haunts
How I love Budapest. Both sides of the river, the Buda and the Pest, equally. At night, there is something especially lovely about the Buda side and a visit to the enchanting interior of the Matthias Church is a requirement, as well as time to soak up the view from the beautiful Fisherman's Bastion (pictured here).

Any visit to this area of Budapest is not complete, until you soak up the dessert and coffee atmosphere of the epic, nearby Ruszworm Cafe. Trust me.
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Fisherman's bastion - Budapest
Fisherman's bastion is located on top of the hill. The unique architecture and the colorful rooftop caught a lot of attention. It is also a great photo spot to take photos of the Pest side, since it's located at a high point at the Buda side. Cafes are along the building, where you can enjoy a cup of coffee, looking at the river Danube and listen to the "Blue Danube".
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A City of Nice Panoramas
Many visitors walk along the Fishermen's Bastion and happily walk down the marble steps. The bastion serves as a viewing terrace with spectacular views of the Danube. Numerous professional and hobby photographers come here to take stunning photos of the Parliament and the historic buildings of the flat Pest side. The Hungarian Parliament looks amazing from the Fishermen's Bastion.
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All Around Beautiful Views from Fisherman's Bastion
Tourists abound at Fisherman's Bastion on the Buda side of the Danube adjacent to the beautiful Matthias Church. While views from Fisherman's Bastion facing Pest are postcard-worthy, don't forget to turn around to see the beautiful visual juxtaposition of the church and bastion.
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A terrace and view fit for a fisherman
The Fisherman’s Bastion restaurant can be found on the Buda side of the river up on the hill in the castle area. The views are amazing, but the food is the real treat and coupled with first class service the experience is simply flawless. While the interior design, with its recent restoration, is considered a masterpiece, it is still worth taking advantage of the delightful roof terrace.
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