- Posted Aug. 27, 2010 by Lyency in Cityscape. Viewed 3005 times
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the Fisherman's Bastion is a neoclassicist terrace on the Buda bank of the Danube river, situated on the castle hill in Budapest, Hungary. it is a viewing terrace, with many stairs and walking paths
it was built in 1895 -1902 and restored after WW II in 1947–48. from the terrace and the towers of the bastion there is a panoramic view of several remarkable spots of the capital city including the building of the Parliament on the Pest bank of the river
the bastion takes its name from the guild of fishermen that was responsible for defending this stretch of the city walls in the middle ages
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