As the millennial celebrations of 1896 approached, the nation's demand for representation channelled the conception of a unique Parliament building. The Palace of Westminster in part inspired the design, but a well-known Hungarian architect, Imre Steindl, laid out the plans in their entirety. The building stretches 268 meters in its length, along the Danube embankment. Ornamented with white neo-gothic turrets and arches, it forms the most outstanding landmark of the Pest side horizon. Statues of Hungarian monarchs and military commanders decorate the outer walls. The unique interior design includes huge halls, over 12,5 miles of corridors, a 96-meter high central dome, and 691 room
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jhm (135336) 2014-06-20 4:35
The gold yellow colour is sublime, also the sharpness and clarity make these picture attractive.
A wonderful picture, certainly as image during the night.
Excellent panoramic view about these area.
Very well composition, lovely presentation.
Nice done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
- Copyright: Lefteris Petroutsos (Lefteris13) (300)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-06-08
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikkon D90, AF-S DX 18-200/3.5-5.6G ED VR II, 72 mm Circular Polariser HOYA
- Exposure: f/22, 15 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-06-19 21:21