The Hungarian Parliament Building is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary. “The House of the Nation” or “The House of the Country”, was completed in the year 1904. The Hungarian Parliament Building is one of Europe’s oldest legislative buildings, a notable landmark of Hungary and a popular tourist destination in Budapest. This large building lies on the bank of the Danube in Lajos Kossuth Square. It is not only the largest building in Budapest but also the tallest building in the city.
It serves as a notable landmark of Hungary and a very popular tourist destination where people from all over the globe to witness its immense structure and learn more about its rich history. Made up from a Gothic Revival style that features a symmetrical façade as well as a central dome, the Parliament Building is stunning from the exterior to its interior detail.
The details of the interior include a total of 10 courtyards, 27 gates, 13 passenger and freight elevators, 29 staircases and 691 rooms that include over 200 offices. The height of the building is 96 meters (315 feet), which makes it the second tallest building in Budapest next to Saint Stephen’s Basilica.
Taking a tour of the Parliament Building is nothing short of intriguing, interesting and a time where you are able to walk away with not only beautiful images of what it looks like but also learn its history and its significance.
Parliament Building in brief
|Place||Budapest, Kossuth Lajos ter 1-3, 1055 Hungary|
|Locally Known As||Orszaghas|
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|Without Tour – Adult: 6.4 Euro // Youth: 3.2 Euro|
Did you know that the construction started in 1886 and was not finished until 1904??