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Parliament

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The domed neo-Gothic structre was inspired by the British House of Parliament and serves as both a vibrant government center and a proud city landmark on the banks of the Danube.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Kossuth Lajos ter 1-3., Budapest 1055, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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The photographic icon of Budapest, deservedly so, it is an extremely impressive building from any viewpoint. It dominates the riverbank with the size of the structure and viewed from the opposite riverbank, a boat on the river, Fisherman's Bastion or Buda castle it I just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kevin S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You only see the grand staircase and the crown, and you can’t take pictures of the crown. It’s a 30 minute tour that just sees these 2 rooms, so I personally was really disappointed. Also, we stopped to take a picture in the stair room...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful looking building and a free little museum on the inside you can pop in to to learn about some of the political history of Hungary. Some interesting statues surround the building and it makes for a lovely view and has incredible architecture. Only problem...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JMurphyEastbourne
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a chance to see inside the really impressive interior of the building... We were part of a large group part of which (including us!) managed to lose the tour guide when she went with others in the lift and we took the stairs....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andrewcardiff
Reviewed yesterday

We only walked to it and around it but its amazing. If you like architecture you will be amazed. Great statues.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Budda_Vida
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The parlement is really impressive. At night well lit and the building is huge. Really fitting in the Budapest decor

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Miggro
Reviewed yesterday

Anyone who goes to Budapest will have a great experience if you look inside. There should be tourist offices. The experience is worth it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ksgsys
Reviewed yesterday

A view during night especially during Boat/River cruise was beyond expections.Very few such Pariatment buildings are existing in the world.It was like a palace.I first mistook as Palace.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bhima2013
Reviewed 2 days ago

The beauty of European government buildings and history are so worth your time. The Pest side of Budapest is very walkable, cosmopolitan (since the fall of communism), busy, good shopping and dining

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank noahsarc99
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

From the architecture to the gold leaf to the statues to the crown, all dramatic. The building itself tells a story. Do take a guided tour.

Date of experience: December 2018
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District V / Inner City
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with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
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city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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Nero M
19 August 2018|
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Response from Betty D | Reviewed this property |
I believe that because the Parliament is the "federal" building and legislative is always ongoing, the building is subject to closure without notice. But another couple we know did go inside the building.....even on a... More
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kiwijokers
12 August 2018|
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Response from Martha8284 | Reviewed this property |
The website will answer your questions. You can’t self-tour. While it is possible to buy a ticket for a same-day tour if slots are available, the tours are often sold out in advance. English language tours are popular... More
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