Daily Wanderlust: Budapest’s House of Parliament

Written by on May 5, 2012 in Destinations - 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.

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Diana Edelman is a travel writer and expat currently residing in Chiang Mai, Thailand. She is a former career breaker and long term solo traveler. Today, she helps promote responsible elephant tourism and is the co-founder of #RTTC, a weekly chat on Twitter focusing on responsible tourism. When she isn’t writing, Diana handles the PR and social media for Save Elephant Foundation, which runs the popular Elephant Nature Park. Her writing as appeared in About.com, Thought Catalog, The Huffington Post, Matador Network, Travel + Escape, Luna Luna, Vegas Seven, World Nomads, Viator, CheapOair, OneTravel 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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