• What to see in Budapest
  • Hungarian Parliament building: The Gothic treasure of Budapest

    History of the Hungarian Parliament building The most emblematic and unique landmark of Budapest is the Hungarian Parliament building (Országház). Located on the bank of the Danube it’s hard to be missed. You will be fascinated by its stunning beauty at first glance. The building is in Gothic Revival style. During its construction 40 million bricks […]

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  • Chain Bridge

    History of Széchenyi Chain Bridge Széchenyi Chain Bridge (Széchenyi lánchíd) is one of the most beautiful bridges in Budapest. It is named after Count István Széchenyi who proposed its construction. The bridge is mostly known as Chain Bridge, because of the huge iron chains which hold it. The bridge was built in 1849 and it is […]

  • What to see in Budapest
  • Párisi Udvar: The abandoned masterpiece

    History of Párisi Udvar Párisi Udvar (Parisian Court) in Budapest used to be a magnificent shopping arcade located at Ferenciek tere (Square of the Franciscans). It was built between 1909 and 1913 and the arcade is a brilliant masterpiece in Eclecticism style, which combines elements of different architectural styles (Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque). Nowadays the building […]

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  • Budapest Castle Hill: The royal district of Budapest

    History of Budapest Castle Hill Budapest Castle Hill (Várnegyed) with its breathtaking views over the Pest and the marvelous architecture of Buda Castle (Budavári Palota) is a must. Keep in mind that Buda Castle is no longer a palace, but a complex of museums. Over the centuries the palace has been extended, destroyed and rebuilt many times. […]

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