Tag Archives: Castle Hill

Budapest- Exploring Castle Hill

Crowning the hilly west bank of the Buda side of Budapest, is Castle Hill, a district packed with historic sights, famous for its splendid vistas. Our first day in Budapest was spent exploring the Castle District. We had such a good time wandering the crooked streets, admiring the fabulous architecture, indulging in sweet treats, and […]

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Photo of the Week: Fisherman’s Bastion, Budapest

Fisherman’s Bastion was my favourite place on Castle Hill in Budapest.  It’s a unique looking structure, built in neo-gothic and neo-romanesque styles, different from anything else you will see in the city. Fisherman’s Bastion was erected behind Matthias Church, on the spot where a guild of fishermen defended the city from invasion during the Middle […]

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