Daily Wanderlust: Budapest’s House of Parliament

Written by on May 5, 2012 in Daily Wanderlust, Escapes - 8 Comments

A majestic city split into two by the Danube River, Budapest’s House of Parliament is one of the most breathtaking sites in the city. The neo-Gothic structure with Byzantine features is located on the shore of the Danube, on the Pest portion of the city. Its giant dome can be seen from numerous spots in town, including from the hills of Buda.

About the Author

Diana Edelman is a travel writer and expat currently residing in Chiang Mai, Thailand. In 2010 she quit her job in PR to go on a solo backpacking adventure and tackle her 30-Life-Crisis. After seven months abroad, journeying throughout Europe and Africa, she returned to America and relocated to Las Vegas. Following a year-long stint back in PR, she once again quit her job to follow her dreams; this time her journey took her to the elephants and Elephant Nature Park where she is involved with raising awareness about responsible elephant tourism. Recently, Diana was named a finalist in the Destinology Travel Bloggy Awards for travel writing. She has been a regular contributor to Viator and recently served as the Las Vegas contributor for OneTravel.com and CheapOair.com. Her work has appeared in print and online, including The Huffington Post, Matador Network, Travel + Escape, Vegas Seven, World Nomads and more.

8 Comments on "Daily Wanderlust: Budapest’s House of Parliament"

  1. Grace Yu May 6, 2012 at 4:18 am · Reply

    Stunning photo, the architecture was genius!

    • Diana May 8, 2012 at 12:19 am · Reply

      Yes!! The entire city is so stunning!

  2. Andi of My Beautiful Adventures May 6, 2012 at 9:39 am · Reply

    Looks majestic!

    • Diana May 8, 2012 at 12:18 am · Reply

      I think you’d really enjoy Budapest if you haven’t been, Andi!

  3. One of the most beautiful buildings in Budapest! Lovely.

    • Diana May 8, 2012 at 12:09 am · Reply

      I put it right up there with Prague for buildings!

  4. Sofia @ As We Travel May 10, 2012 at 7:18 pm · Reply

    I love the look of that building from across the river, so majestic!

    • Diana May 11, 2012 at 4:58 pm · Reply

      It’s one of my favorites!

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