One place I wish I could have spent more time exploring in Budapest would have been the Fisherman's Bastion. The building's colors were marvelous & the views were breathtaking. The fairy tale terrace and towers built in a neo-Gothic style made me want to run up and down the staircase in a long ball gown. The 7 turrets represent the 7 Hungarian tribes who founded the present day country in 895.
The name actually comes from the fisherman who protected the guild during the Middle Ages. Even if you don't get a chance to go inside of the chapel like I had wanted to you should at least grab a seat at the cafe. You can see a photograph of the cafe above. When everything around was bustling with people the cafe only had two guests that were sitting down. They had the view all to themselves. At night there is an observation tower that is free to look out from & I have seen photographs people have taken from this tower in which the city is lit up and sparkling.
The tiled orange & teal roof had me spellbound. If you are like me and always seeking a magical atmosphere do not miss out on exploring the Fisherman's Bastion. My biggest regret is not dedicating more time to see every inch of this structure. It is a remarkable building so please don't make the mistake that I did. Take your time when visiting this beauty.