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The Hungarian Parliament Building is the renowned tourist attraction in Hungary. It is the largest building in Hungary and also lies on the banks of the Danube river.

Where Is It???


On the banks of the Danube river stands a tall UNESCO world heritage structure and the seat of Hungarian power - the Hungarian Parliament.

Where Is The Exhibition???


Inaugurating an exhibition of its photographs here in Delhi, the Hungarian envoy to India, Gyula Petho, called Indo-Hungary relations "strain-free", and the exhibition a step in the right direction. The exhibition, titled "The Hungarian National Assembly", displays photographs capturing the splendour of the heritage building.

India – Hungary Relations…


"India and Hungary have great, strain-free relations and people-to-people contact. The Parliament is open to tourists and visitors, except for some places like the main chamber. It is a public monument in that regard," Petho told to some news agency.

About The Epic Building...


  • This building was constructed in the Gothic Revival style, with a symmetrical façade and central dome. Built for over 17 years starting 1885, the House had its first session in October 1902.
  • Its imposing edifice was built in a neo-gothic style based on the plans of architect Imre Steindl.
  • There are a total of 242 full-figure statues on the façades and in the interior spaces of the Parliament building. Prominent among these are the 88 glazed, coloured ceramic statues, depicting contemporary Hungarian agriculture and industry crafts, as well as modern urban professions and science.


  • In keeping with the lines of gothic architecture, the side walls of the Parliament building were perforated by colourful leaded glass windows, which refers to a preferred window art technique of the time.
  • The monumental wall and ceiling paintings depict 1,000 years of Hungarian history, as well as 20th-century political changes. These pieces portray noteworthy scenes of both heroic and tragic Hungarian history, as well as allegories.

Exhibition Lasts Till…


Arranged by the Museum of the Hungarian National Assembly, the exhibition will run from May 18-27 at the India International Centre (IIC).

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