Parliament, Budapest

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Based on the British House of Parliament, Parliament serves as one of the city's most beautiful landmarks with its recognizable neo-Gothic architecture. This site is the center of government activity, but it is also a magnificent domed structure and one of Europe's oldest legislative houses. This building was inaugurated in 1896 on the 1,000th anniversary of Hungary. Stroll along the Danube to take in views of the structure's exterior before entering. Walk up the building's intricate staircase and through its central hall, pausing to notice details like historic sculptures, stained-glass works, ornamental mosaics, and the Holy Crown of Hungary, which has been displayed here since 2000. Add Parliament to your Budapest travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Budapest online trip itinerary builder .
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  • The parliament building is simply stunning. The tour was interesting and informative and made light hearted by the tour guide. Make sure not to miss the changing of the guard at 12.30. It was a specta...  more »
  • The Parliament has a giant scale, which makes majestic indeed. Night with the lighting still gains more strength. Not to be missed.
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  • The 1904 parliament building is Hungary's top attraction. It dates from the late 19th century and is constructed in Gothic Revival style. Majestic, almost festive, but also standing alone on a rectang...  more »
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  • Very beautiful on the inside. I would advise to book your tour beforehand to save time.
  • Impressive but not as good as houses of parliament in london
  • One of interesting places in Budapest , very impressive architecture
  • The most beautiful building I have ever seen
  • Great views over budapest well worth taking the tour around.
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