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Parliament

The Hungarian Parliament Building is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, a notable landmark of Hungary and a popular tourist destination of Budapest. It lies in Lajos Kossuth Square, on the bank of the Danube. The Parliament Building is in the Gothic Revival style.

Fisherman's Bastion

Fisherman's Bastion (Halászbástya) is a terrace in neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque style situated on the Buda bank of the Danube. It was designed and built between 1895 and 1902. From the towers and the terrace a panoramic view exists of Danube, Margaret Island, Pest to the east and the Gellért Hill.

St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)

St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) is a Roman Catholic basilica. It is named in honour of Stephen, the first King of Hungary. It was completed in 1905 after 54 years of construction. Today it is the most important church building in Hungary and one of the most significant tourist attractions.

Shoes on the Danube Bank

The Shoes on the Danube Bank is a memorial in Budapest, It is created to honor the people (mainly Budapest Jews) who were killed by fascist militiamen in Budapest during World War II. They were ordered to take off their shoes, and were shot at the edge of the water.

Szechenyi Chain Bridge

"Chain Bridge (Szechenyi lanchid) is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest. It was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary, and was opened in 1849. It was regarded as one of the modern world's engineering wonders. "

Danube River

The Danube is Europe's second-longest river, after the Volga River. It is located in Central and Eastern Europe. The Danube Banks in Budapest are a part of Unesco World Heritage sites, they can be viewed from a number of sightseeing cruises offered in the city.

Heroes' Square

Heroes' Square (Hősök tere) is one of the major squares in Budapest, Hungary, noted for its iconic statue complex like Seven Chieftains of the Magyars, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Hősök tere is surrounded by two important buildings, Museum of Fine Arts on the left and Palace of Art․

Castle Hill

Castle hill is a royal area in Budapest, where a number of royal buildings are situated. It is famous for medieval, Baroque and 19th-century houses, churches and public buildings. The most important attraction in the Castle hill is the Buda Castle. Other attractions include the royal gardens.

House of Terror Museum

House of Terror is a museum located in Budapest. It contains exhibits related to the fascist and communist regimes in 20th-century Hungary and is also a memorial to the victims of these regimes, including those detained, interrogated, tortured or killed in the building. The museum opened in February 2002. Inside the building, the Museum has a T-54 tank on display.

Matthias Church

Matthias Church is a Roman Catholic church located in Budapest, in front of the Fisherman's Bastion at the heart of Buda's Castle District. It was originally built in Romanesque style in 1015, although no archaeological remains exist. It was the second largest church of medieval Buda.

Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz)

The Hungarian State Opera House is a neo-Renaissance opera house located in central Budapest. It is a richly-decorated building and is considered one of the architect's masterpieces. It was built in neo-Renaissance style, with elements of Baroque.

Buda Castle

Buda Castle is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest. Buda Castle sits on the south tip of Castle Hill. The Buda castle includes museums, galleries and royal rooms open to the public. The castle is a part of the Budapest World Heritage Site.

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