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Fishermans Bastion (Halászbástya), Budapest by Frank Neuperger

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Oct 17, 2009
Date taken
Sep 25, 2008
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LUMIX DMC-FZ18

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North section of the Fishermens Bastion as photographed from a turret of the south section.

Well-known for the panoramic views it provides of the city of Budapest, the castle-like Fisherman's Bastion was built mainly for decorative purposes. It’s located east of the Matthias Church in the Castle District.

Designed by architect Frigyes Schulek and built in ~1905, the white-stoned Fisherman’s Bastion is described as a combination of neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque - full of turrets, projections, parapets, and climbing stairways.

The Fisherman’s Bastion is made up of seven towers - each one symbolizing one of the seven Magyar tribes that came to Hungary in 896.

The bastion sits in a neighborhood once known as Fisherman’s Town, thus the name. An old fish market also sat at this location during medieval times.

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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3864 (Windows)
Panorama size: 641 megapixels (27471 x 23359 pixels)
Input images: 110 (10 columns by 11 rows)
Field of view: 33.3 degrees wide by 28.3 degrees high (top=14.8, bottom=-13.5)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Panasonic
Camera model: DMC-FZ18
Image size: 3264x2448 (8.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2008-09-25 11:43:45 - 2008-09-25 11:50:27
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.05
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 504.0 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Automatic
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 16.7 to 21.6 percent
Vertical overlap: 12.8 to 16.0 percent
Computer stats: 8189.12 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 2:56:15 (1:36 per picture)
Alignment: 19:31, Projection: 14:51, Blending: 2:21:52

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