Hungarian Parliament

In 1846, the Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty wrote with some desperation that “the motherland has no home”. When Hungary opened its magnificent Parliament building after decades of construction in 1902, it not only had a home, but one of the finest Neo-Gothic buildings in Europe. The largest Parliament building in the world at the time, it stood as a symbol of Hungarian self-confidence in the early 20th century. Designed by Imre Steindl, it is one of Budapest’s defining landmarks, surpassed only by the Royal Palace.prac_infoV, Kossuth Lajos tér 1–3 • 441 49 04 • Daily tours in English at 10am, noon, 1pm, 1:45pm and 3pm. Go to the ticket ...

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