Head here if you want to see the largest building in Hungary, one of the two tallest buildings in Budapest and a serving location for the assembly of the Hungarian Parliament. Overlooking the river Danube, it is an imposing sight, popular among the tourists as a great photo shoot location.
Built at the turn of the 19th century, the building, designed in Gothic revival style, is just as interesting on the inside as on the outside. It is divided into several large rooms available for public visits. Do not miss the Upper House Lobby, where you can take a stroll across the largest hand-knotted carpet in Europe, and the Dome Hall, where you can admire the Holy Crown of Hungary.
When visiting, keep in mind that although it is okay to take photographs in the rest of the palace, it is strictly forbidden to take pictures in the Dome Hall. Also, be prepared to undergo a security check before entering the palace.
Apr - Oct: 8 am - 6 pm
Nov - Mar: 8 am - 4 pm
Closed on Jan 1, Mar 15, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, May 1, Aug 20, Oct 23, Nov 1, Dec 24-26.
Guided tours in English at 10 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. See the website for other languages.
Visits to the House of Parliament are restricted during weeks in which the National Assembly holds its plenary sittings. For more information, please visit the official website.
non-EU citizen: HUF 6700
EU citizen with valid ID: HUF 3500
Concessions (6 - 24 years):
non-EU citizen: HUF 3500
EU citizen: HUF 1900
Children (under 6): free
Official website http://latogatokozpont.parlament.hu/en
UNESCO Website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/400
Phone +36 1 441 4415
Address Kossuth Lajos tér 1-3, 1055 Budapest, Hungary
Coordinates 47°30'25.502" N 19°2'44.732" E