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10 Hungarian Parliament Building Facts

Hungarian Parliament Building Facts

  • The Hungarian Parliament Building was also known as the Parliament of Budapest after its location, is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, a notable landmark of Hungary, and a popular tourist destination in Budapest.
  • Hungarian Parliament Building is situated on Kossuth Square in the Pest side of the city, on the eastern bank of the Danube.
  • Hungarian Parliament Building was designed by Hungarian architect Imre Steindl in neo-Gothic style and opened in 1902.
  • Hungarian Parliament Building has been the largest building in Hungary since its completion
  • The building features on more than 50 postage stamps issued by Hungary during 1917–1921.
  • The architect of the building went blind before its completion.
  • The total floor space is nearly 18,000 sq m and is divided into four storeys.
  • The red carpet that runs throughout the building is nearly 3 kilometres long.
  • The Holy Crown of Hungary, which is also depicted in the coat of arms of Hungary, has been displayed in the central hall since 2000.
  • One of the famous parts of the building is the hendecagonal central hall, with huge chambers adjoining it: the Lower House and the Upper House.
Hungarian Parliament Building Facts
Hungarian Parliament Building Facts




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