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terça-feira, 20 de janeiro de 2015

The Parliament Building in Budapest

Budapest, (Paris of the East), is one of the most beautifully situated capital cities in the world. It occupies both banks of the river Danube : Buda on the west bank, and Pest, on the east. The landmark of the city is the gorgeous Hungarian Parliament building. It was built in the 19th century in the Gothic Revival style. It has a symmetrical façade and a central dome.

Buda side of Budapest

view from Fisherman´s Bastion

The Holy Crown of Hungary or The Crown of St. Stephen was the coronation crown used by the Kings of Hungary  since the 12th century. It has been on display in the Domed Hall since 2000.

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