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Fisherman’s Bastion

Fisherman’s Bastion is a terrace in neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque style located on the Buda bank of the Danube, on the Castle hill  just behind the  Matthias Church. It was designed and built between 1895 and 1902.  Its seven towers represent the seven Magyar tribes that settled in the Carpathian Basin in 896. The Bastion takes its name from the guild of fishermen that was responsible for defending this stretch of the city […]

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Matthias Church

Originally built in Romanesque style in 1015, the current building was constructed in the  late Gothic style in the second half of the 14th century and was extensively restored in the late 19th century. It was the second largest church of medieval Buda and the seventh largest church of medieval Hungarian Kingdom.  Officially named as the Church of Our Lady, […]

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