Hungary’s most iconic building.

Photographer Peter Rajkai sets Instagram alight with stunning images of The Hungarian Parliament Building.

The Hungarian Parliament Building, also known as the Parliament of Budapest a notable landmark of Hungary, and a popular tourist destination in Budapest. Located on the banks of the Danube River, constructed in Neo Gothic style, this beautiful building holds Hungary’s parliament since 19th century.

The Parliament of Budapest or the Országház is the creation of architect Imre Steindl who ironically went blind before its completion, leaving him unable to appreciate his finished masterpiece.

It’s one of the tallest buildings in Budapest as well as the third largest national assembly building in the world. About 100,000 people were involved in its construction, during which 40 million bricks, half a million precious stones and 40 kilograms (88 lb) of gold were used.

Photo Courtesy: Peter Rajkai

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