Hungary’s most famous building – The House of Parliament

by | November 24, 2022 | Places

Attracting more than 700,000 visitors each year, the House of Parliament, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987 as part of the Banks of the Danube, . It’s the third largest national assembly building in the world as well as the tallest building, along with the St. Stephen’s Basilic, in Budapest.

The House of Parliament - Hungary
The Hungarian Parliament – photo: Pixabay / Walkerssk

The Országház, which translates to the House of the Nation, is not only a museum, but it’s also a functioning lawmaking body providing a work place for over 800 people. The House of Parliament is the seat of the Hungarian National Assembly and holds regular debates, including those attended by the Prime Minister and his Cabinet. Inside, there are offices, chambers, a post office and a library. A hairdresser and a doctor also work there.

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