With over a thousand years of history, Budapest has some spectacular architecture. Read about architectural styles, famous buildings and bridges, renowned Hungarian architects and everything else related to architecture in Budapest.
American name, Italian design, Hungarian intellectuals. Commissioned by the New York Life Insurance company as their European head office, the New York Palace was built between 1891 and 1895 in...READ MORE
Take a tour with us inside some of Budapest's most famous landmarks as seen through Márk Mervai's lens. The Parliament Building, the New York Palace, the Opera House and the St. Stephen's Basilica...READ MORE
The octagonal water tower on Margaret Island, built in Art Nouveau style in 1911, is becoming the newest must-see attraction in Budapest. On May 2nd 2012, this 101-year old famous landmark reopens...READ MORE
Margaret Bridge (Margit híd), the second oldest permanent bridge to span the Danube after the Chain Bridge, shines again in its former glory following recent renovations. Originally built between...READ MORE
A sneak peek beneath the Danube If you have visited Budapest recently you have likely seen plenty of construction in popular downtown areas, like Szt. Gellért tér (Gellért Baths), Fővám tér...READ MORE
Beautiful scenery, legendary history and a romantic touch Hungary has many castles and mansions that were built by former aristocratic families. These historic buildings survived several wars and...READ MORE
Downtown Budapest is reborn from Kálvin tér to Szabadság tér Budapest’s ‘Mainstreet’ (a Belváros Főutcája), completed in 2010, is several interconnecting streets along a 1.7-km stretch of downtown...READ MORE
Budapest Airport gets new name, new passenger hall Recently Budapest Airport underwent some major changes. It was renamed to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport in honor of the famous...READ MORE
A photoblog of the bridges in Budapest There are eight bridges in Budapest that span the Danube. Following are some of the most beautiful historic bridges along with two of the newer ones.READ MORE
Fascinating History, Spectacular Architecture
Budapest is a city that is literally linked together by reminders of its rich history. Peaceful Buda and lively Pest, otherwise separated by the...
A photo-walk along Budapest's 'Cultural Avenue' The eclectic palaces and houses that line Andrássy Avenue were built by the most distinguished architects of the time for aristocrats, bankers and...READ MORE
Óbuda offers many hidden treasures and you can easily spend an afternoon discovering the roots of Budapest in this historic district. Did you know that Óbuda is the oldest part of Budapest, a city...READ MORE