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• The Bastion holds seven domes and each of them symbolize tribes that united into Hungary state.
• The construction of the bastion is enlisted on UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
• The main tower overlooks the Danube river and Budapest parliament building. Sophisticated travellers advise to admire the view in the evening.
• People believe that under the fisherman’s bastion there is a system of secret underground passages hiding a lot of secrets.
Photo: Fisherman's Bastion view, © Erik Hartberg
How to get
The bastion is located on the Buda hills, in the old district of the city. Take bus № 990, № 16, 16А и 116 (Szentháromság tér bus stop) or subway (Batthyány tér station).
You can also walk up to the bastion or take a funicular. On Mondays the funicular doesn’t function.
Lower gallery and towers visiting is free, but going up to the highest tower is priced.
The bastion is opened around-the-clock. To get to the towers in summer you can from 9.00 till 20.00, from October till May – till 19.00.
Ticket price is 700 forints, for students it is 350 forints. The entrance for children under 6 is free.