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 Spain. Previously, she lived in Chiang Mai, Thailand where she worked for Save Elephant Foundation and Elephant Nature Park, an organization dedicated to rescuing elephants and raising awareness about responsible elephant tourism. A former career breaker and long-term solo traveler,  today, Diana is a responsible elephant tourism expert and the co-founder of #RTTC, the Responsible Travel & Tourism Collective, which includes a weekly chat on Twitter focusing on responsible tourism. She has spoken about responsible tourism at TBEX Europe and Asia and has appeared as an elephant tourism expert in numerous documentaries. Recently, Diana was featured in an episode of House Hunters International. She is a regular contributor to Top 10 Vegas, and her writing has 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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