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 […]

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 […]

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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