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  • Address: 1-3 Kossuth tér
  • Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 6pm, until 4pm on Sat, until 2pm on Sun. Different language tours offered throughout the day. Closed on public holidays
  • Admission: Free

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Budapest Parliament House (Orszaghaz)

Not many cities can boast a Parliament Building this photogenic. Sitting on the banks of the Danube, built in a grand Neo-Gothic style, this is Parliament done palatially.

The idea for the construction of the Budapest Parliament House - or Orszaghaz - came in 1873 when the three cities that made up Budapest were united. A competition was held and won by Imre Steindl. His design mixed Gothic, Medieval and Baroque elements with a lavish hand. The building was not finished until 1902, by which time Steindl was blind. 

The grand building contains many items of interest, including frescoes; the Hungarian Coronation Regalia with its Renaissance sword; mythical eagles and an impressive staircase.

Practical Info

You can reach the Parliament Building on the M2 (red) Metro line, bus 15 or tram number 2. You can only visit the building on a guided tour, although you can sometimes attend concerts there and combine the concert with a tour.

Tours & Tickets

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6-Night Independent Rail Experience: Prague, Vienna and Budapest with City Sightseeing Tours

Visit three of Europe’s must-see capitals on this 6-night independent rail experience from Prague to Vienna and Budapest. Starting with two nights in Prague, ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 6 nights

From USD $809.70

Budapest Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 228 Reviews

With a half day to discover Budapest, the Grand City Sightseeing Tour makes the perfect introduction for the first time visitor. With hotel pickup included ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $29.43

Budapest Sightseeing Tour with Parliament House Visit

4.5 star rating: Recommended 156 Reviews

Combine a comprehensive tour of Budapest sightseeing with a fascinating guided tour of the city's spectacular Parliament House, Hungary's largest building. ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $46.21

Budapest Parliament House Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 111 Reviews

When in Budapest, don't miss the opportunity to take a tour of the city's spectacular Parliament House, home of the Holy Hungarian Crown. You’ll discover ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $33.00

Small-Group Budapest History Walking Tour: Communism, Revolution, WWI and WWII

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 Reviews

Journey through Hungary’s fascinating communist history on this in-depth historical walking tour of Budapest. Over the course of three hours, your expert ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $59.41

Budapest Scenic Flight by Private Plane

Fly like a bird over Budapest on this exhilarating 30-minute sightseeing flight! Sip Hungarian sparkling wine before you board a 4-passenger plane, then admire ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $93.51

Budapest Sightseeing Tour by Land and Water

4.5 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

Take an unforgettable trip around Budapest, seeing the best sights from both land and water, on this comprehensive 1 hour 45-minute tour aboard an amphibious ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes (approx.)

From USD $30.80

Private Walking Tour: Budapest Communist History Including Memento Park

This private tour takes you through Hungary’s fascinating and turbulent communist history filled with victories, failures and struggles, from the rule of Big ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $46.21

Budapest City Tour with Danube River Sightseeing Cruise Ticket

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Admire Budapest from land and water with this combined city tour and Danube cruise ticket. Traveling on foot and by air-conditioned minivan, admire top ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.61

Budapest Cocktail and Beer Cruise

3 star rating: Worth doing 3 Reviews

If sipping a refreshing drink as you cruise the Danube River sounds like heaven, then this 1.5-hour cocktail and beer cruise is just the ticket! Board a ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: Approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes

From USD $20.90

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