The Halászbástya or Fisherman's Bastion is a terrace in neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque style situated on the Buda bank of the Danube, on the Castle hill in Budapest, around Matthias Church. It was designed and built between 1895 and 1902 on the plans of Frigyes Schulek. 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 which was responsible for defending this stretch of the city walls in the Middle Ages. It is a viewing terrace, with many stairs and walking paths.
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mauro61 (52623) 2008-05-22 9:14
ciao Agnese,bei colori e bella inquadratura..forse un po' da raddrizzare.ti invio un WS se gradisci
tedesse (24294) 2008-05-22 10:24
Beautiful view,lovely colours and good sharpness.
r021251 (3917) 2008-05-23 2:59
Lovely colours and good sharpness.The white is special and fabulous
i lke this posting
mikeo (12129) 2008-05-23 5:22
Superb colours, great light, amazing place but...it's tilted a lot:) So in WS of Maurizio it looks as it should be looking:)
dumbo (4541) 2008-05-23 7:35
Beautiful photo with great colors, composition and sharpness.
Have a nice weekend too!
jurek1951 (38884) 2008-05-23 8:14
Wonderful architecture. Interesting building. Nice lightness, very good colors. Original POV. Good shot.
Hellas (6693) 2008-05-23 9:44
your image is very clear and sharp! The PoV is quite good as well as the bastion's architecture. The people seem to enjoy the visit and take pictures of each other. I see professionals with their tripods!!!!
Have a nice weekend,
ifanik (21673) 2008-05-24 8:26
Very beautiful place my friend miumiu
But a very nice photo too
Beautiful colours sharp and contrast
Longroute (19392) 2008-05-26 0:41
Pleasurable picture of an interesting architecture. I like the stairs with the arch that gives a sense of depth. Good the green spot at the right that contrasts with the white building.
A good POV and composition,
giorgimer (34722) 2008-05-26 4:31
nice architecture, very beautiful details. It seems a little tilted.
MikiM (1924) 2008-07-10 20:34
RItkábban fotózott látószög - de lám innen is milyen szép a Halászbástya. Szépen kiegyensúlyozott kompozíció természetes sínekkel!
Kár hogy nem jöttél.
Grattula és jó fotózást!
danos (80248) 2008-08-04 4:55
nice shot of the fisherman's bastion with great perspective and POV.The stairs create depth and make the scene more attractive.The people add life in the photo.Well done.
Have a nice week,Danos