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General description: Parliament BudpestThe Parliament building in Budapest is a magnificent example of Neo-Gothic architecture (although it also displays Renaissance and Baroque characters too), is just over 100 years old.
Guided tours of the Parliament are offered when the National Assembly is not in session. The tour takes approximately 45 minutes, and is well worth the price, as it covers the main entrance stairs and hall, one of the lobbies, the old House of Lords and the Hungarian Crown Jewels.
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The Hungarian houses of Parliament are part of most tours of Budapest, and rightly so. The gothic style building, with its spires and dome, modelled on the British houses of parliement, is beautiful and very photogenic. It was built between 1882 and 1896, for the nation's millemium celebrations (it was more or less ready in time), though the long-suffering architect Imre steindl, died just weeks before its completion. Right now, there are still serious roadworks continuing on the Pest side and it is quite difficult ot move around there, but ... Read more
in August 13,
Andrew, Age 41-45