Budapest on Our Own - Day 2, Part 2 of 3

June 20, 2008
Posted August 2, 2010
2008-2010, Herbert E. Lindberg

Budapest Day 1
Budapest Day 2, Part 1
Budapest Day 2, Part 2
Budapest Day 2, Part 3

Continue our self-tour of Budapest

Hungarian Parliament Building, taken from Fisherman's Bastion

 

Another Fisherman's Bastion tower

They're big on equestrian statues in Buda


Typical narrow street near the castle, this one leading back toward the castle

World War II bullet holes in a north-end castle building.  Across the street are acres of ruins left as testament to devastation in 1945.

Chain bridge, with St. Stephen's Basilica in the background

Mary, with the Danube river and Pest behind her.

Herb in same spot.  Note the river tour boat at right.

Another angle of Chain Bridge

Danube river and the Parliament Building. The river splits around an island.

Bronze statue of Sigismund in front of Buda Castle

Mary walks along the fortress wall, which has many gun ports.
Everything is new (circa 1970), designed loosely with archaeological evidence of Buda castle multiply destroyed through centuries.

Reverse view of fortification building at end of wall

Further castle structures and garden viewed through a south-facing gun port.


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