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Panoramic view of Budapest from Buda Castle.On the top right,you see the House of Parliament which is located on Pest side of the city.
Construction of the Parliament House started in 1885. When it was completed seventeen years later, in 1902, it was the largest parliamentary building in the world with a length of 268 meters and a width of 118 meters (879x387 ft). The Parliament House is arranged around 10 central courtyards and contains more than 20 km of staircase, as well as 691 rooms. The building has 27 intricately decorated spires. The impressive dome, visible from afar, reaches a height of 96 meters.
Dome of the Parliament House in Budapest
The dome
The building's facade is magnificent, decorated with 88 statues of Hungarian rulers, pointed arch arcades and numerous gargoyles, spires and Gothic ornaments.

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Additional Photos by Emin Bingul (ebingul) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 81 W: 0 N: 312] (1898)
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