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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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Kossuth Lajos ter 1-3., Budapest 1055, Hungary
District V / Inner City
+ (36) 1 441-4000
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Reviewed today

It is really impressive building from outside and inside . Book your ticket in advance if possible as you can enter only on a guided tour. It was informative and nice to see and lasted aprox. one hour.

Thank villamoretti
Reviewed today

Imposing building, beautiful day or night. Impressive when one thinks it was actually built to be a parliament, not a palace!

Thank Apostolos R
Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful building. Tours given by approved guides within Parliament in groups of 40+. Building architecture and workmanship is stunning. Must see Parliament lit up at night from the water!

Thank Annie C
Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful and wonderfully restored. A must see but it is really busy too. Otherwise there is not much to see.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed today

We had booked a tour in German since not all of us speak English. It was very good and our tour guide was very humorous and nice. We were allowed to take pictures almost everywhere. The tour takes 45 minutes and walks you through very...More

Thank Mareike M
Reviewed yesterday

If you miss it, it's like going to Paris and missing the Eiffel Tower. Be sure and see it at night when its all lit up. If it's summer and warm, there is a mist spray the will come up from the payment in the...More

Thank David L
Reviewed yesterday

There was a sign in the lobby stating that according to TripAdvisor the Parliament Building is one of the ten most visited buildings in the world. I believe it. It is a magnificent building and the grounds are impressive as well. And its position alongside...More

Thank twovagabonds
Reviewed yesterday

The Hungary parliament building is incredible to see. It is located next to the Danube river, in the Pest part of the city of Budapest. It architecture resembles the british parliament building in London. Is a must see place in the capital city of Hungary.

Thank Arturo R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The building is truly beautiful and the commentary would be good if the audio devices didn't keep cutting out. It's worth the time and admission to visit. One real disappointment was access to washrooms. We wanted to use the restrooms following the tour and had...More

Thank loma1234
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful architecture and pleasant walk around the parliament buildings. Was not clear how/if you could enter any of the buildings as a tourist. Recommend visiting.

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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20 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
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