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Fisherman’s Bastion (Halaszbastya)

Sitting high on Castle Hill on the Buda side of the Danube River, Fisherman’s Bastion was built in 1905 as part of the ongoing celebrations of the thousand-years existence of the Hungarian state. It encompasses part of the original fortified castle walls and its terraces boast the best view points over the river and across to Pest. The bastion is a step away from several of Budapest’s big-hitting attractions, including the Royal Palace with its museums and library, Matthias Church and the Hungarian National Gallery.

Festooned with Neo-Romanesque lookout towers, equestrian statues, turrets and colonnades, the T-shaped bastion has two levels and wraps itself around Matthias Church. Architect Frigyes Schulek revamped the church and designed the bastion at the same time. The wide steps leading up to the bastion are scattered with neo-Gothic statuary and provide an impressive introduction to Castle Hill. Landmarks that can be seen from the terraces include Margaret Island, the Parliament building, the Chain Bridge and St Stephen’s Basilica. A terraced restaurant is open over summer.

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Budapest Day Trip from Vienna

4 star rating: Recommended 494 Reviews

Take a drive through the enchanting countryside of western Hungary on this guided coach tour to Budapest. A city rich in traditions, it is situated on the ...  Read more

Location: Vienna, Austria
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $122.49

Budapest Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 247 Reviews

With a half day to discover Budapest, the Grand City Sightseeing Tour makes the perfect introduction for the first time visitor. With hotel pickup included ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $28.09

6-Night Independent Rail Experience: Prague, Vienna and Budapest with City Sightseeing Tours

Visit three of Europe’s must-see capitals on this 6-night independent rail experience from Prague to Vienna and Budapest. Starting with two nights in Prague, ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 6 nights

From USD $827.07

Budapest City Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 305 Reviews

Get your bearings and see the sights on a 3-hour small-group walking tour of Budapest. Escorted by an expert English-speaking guide, you'll see all the ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $38.21

Budapest Bike Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 69 Reviews

Budapest's original and most renowned biking tour is an innovative, entertaining and relaxing way to see most of the city sights in an intimate way through ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: Day Tour: 3.5 hours, Night Tour: 3 hours

From USD $29.22

Budapest Tour with Optional Danube River Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 7 Reviews

See the best of Budapest with a knowledgeable guide on this 4-hour city tour. Begin at the centrally located Heroes’ Square (Hosök tere) and see the ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary

  • Tour only: 4 hours
  • Tour with cruise: 5 hours

From USD $35.96

Budapest Scenic Flight by Private Plane

Fly like a bird over Budapest on this exhilarating 30-minute sightseeing flight! Sip Hungarian sparkling wine before you board a 4-passenger plane, then admire ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $95.52

Budapest City Tour with Danube River Sightseeing Cruise Ticket

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

Admire Budapest from land and water with this combined city tour and Danube cruise ticket. Traveling on foot and by air-conditioned minivan, admire top ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $51.69

Budapest Wine Tasting Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Combine the riverside sights of Budapest with wine tastings on this relaxing 1-hour 30 minute early evening cruise! Sail along the Danube and watch the ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $21.35

Budapest Walking Tour: Buda Castle District Including Fisherman's Bastion

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 17 Reviews

See Buda Castle and other great landmarks as you explore Castle Hill and the entire Castle District of Budapest on foot. On this interactive walking tour of ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $33.71

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