According to Wikipedia:
"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.
A bronze statue of Stephen I of Hungary mounted on a horse, erected in 1906, can be seen between the Bastion and the Matthias Church. The pedestal was made by Alajos Stróbl, based on the plans of Frigyes Schulek, in Neo-Romanesque style, with episodes illustrating the King's life."
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trips (1602) 2007-01-20 18:24
It is strange this photo doesn't have any comment yet. I like very much this kind of composition; the POV and framing are great. It is a pitty you didn't put a note on it.
Regards from Portugal,
vinicio (23423) 2007-03-13 4:09
Beautiful close view Stephen, the arch nicely framing the image and the image result lovely, beautiful and interesting architecture, well done, compliments.
Have a nice week
jadesgran (5359) 2011-06-20 11:43
I like the way this has been framed through the archway.It`s a very informative note and always meticulously done.Thankyou for critiqueing my `woodland walk`
Best Wishes Gladys
P.S. I am surprised this photo of yours has had so few points