Heroes Square is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Budapest and in front of Central Park at the end of Andrássy Avenue, one of the most important streets of Budapest. Heroes Square in Budapest is part of UNESCO World Heritage. The monument was built in 1896 to commemorate a thousand years after the arrival of Hungarians in the Carpathian Basin. The monument consists of two circles which are placed above the symbols of peace and war, occupation and wealth, o...
|Budapest Royal Palace
The Royal Palace was destroyed and rebuilt many times. King Bela IV started building the palace of the XIII century after the Mongol invasion. The original palace was built in Gothic style and continued to be extended for 300 years. Golden Age of the palace was during the reign of King Matthias. It was totally destroyed in 1686 when the Habsburg army liberated Buda under Ottoman occupation. Habsburgs built a new palace, lower-century baroque XVIII. It was again damaged during the War of I...
As part of the renovation works of the district hosting the Royal Palace in Budapest, Fishermen's Bastion was built in 1905. There are two explanations about the origin of the name bastion. Some people say that a fish market is nearby here in the Middle Ages and pulling and name bastion. Another explanation is based on the assumption that fishermen guilds defended this part of the castle wall in Budapest. Despite being called a bastion is actually building is a terrace where the view is amazing.  ...