Curiosities of the Parliament of Hungary
The Hungarian Parliament is one of the most beautiful buildings in the world and one of the most popular among travelers.
Visiting it when you are traveling in Budapest is practically a must, plus it is very instagrammable.
On this occasion we share information that perhaps you did not know about this place.
It claims to be the largest building in all of Hungary.
It is located in the center of Pest, on the banks of the Danube River.
Its design has a mixture of various architectural styles, however it is inspired by the Palace of Westminster, in London.
It was designed in 1885 and its interior has more than 700 rooms with impressive decorations.
Its construction was completed in 1902, and it was the largest work of its time.
It has dimensions of 268 meters in length and 118 in width.
The Grand Staircase is one of the most important areas of the building, along with the Hall of the Dome.
The Hall of the Dome houses the crown of Saint Stephen, the first King of Hungary; the ceremonial sword and scepter. These objects are guarded 24 hours a day.
The House of Lords in the House of Congress is one of the most sumptuous halls of parliament.
Sessions are still going on in the House of Lords.
It is the third largest parliament in the world, after Romania and Argentina.
From the Buddha side you can take amazing pictures of it.
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