The Hungarian Parliament Building is known locally as ‘Országház’ is the main parliament building in Hungary housing the National Assembly, it is situated in Budapest, Hungary. The building which was completed in 1904 is built to a Gothic-Revival style, it has a symmetrical facade with a centrepiece Renaissance dome. The impressive building is the largest and tallest in Budapest. Only a small portion of the building is now used by the Hungarian Parliament and most of the building is now open to the public and is used to generate income for the city, its chambers and central hall are worth seeing.
The parliament building is accessible by the public transport system of Budapest. The Budapest metro and tram line 2 both stop at ‘Kossuth tér’ which is not far from the building.
Opening Times and Admission
This sight is considered a must do for sightseers visiting Budapest, you get a feel of how the city was shaped and who by, but the incentive of visiting the location of the ‘Crown Jules’ is also inviting. The building is open every day 9am-6pm from April until the end of October and every day 9am-4pm from November until the end of March. Entrance to tour the building comes at a cost, there are two rates with one being a discounted price for EU citizens which is set at 2400HUF if you are not from the EU then the cost is 6000HUF. It is advised to buy tickets online to avoid queues.