The Országház, also known as the Hungarian Parliament Building, is an iconic landmark on the Danube River banks in Budapest, Hungary. It serves as the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary and is one of the world's largest and most impressive parliamentary buildings.
Construction of the Parliament Buildings began in 1885 and took nearly two decades to complete. The architectural design, by renowned Hungarian architect Imre Steindl, showcases a magnificent blend of Gothic and Renaissance Revival styles. The building's exterior is adorned with intricate details, including spires, arches, and statues, while the interior features grand halls, ornate staircases, and lavish decorations.
The Parliament building spans an impressive 268 meters (879 feet) in length and boasts 691 rooms. It houses the National Assembly's offices and numerous significant national treasures, including the Hungarian Crown Jewels.
The building's central dome, rising to a height of 96 meters (315 feet), is a prominent feature of the Budapest skyline. It is topped with a striking golden orb, known as the Holy Crown, representing Hungary's sovereignty.