Buda CastleBudapest , Hungary
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A magnificent architectural complex in our webcam online – Buda Castle located in the Hungarian capital Budapest. In the Middle Ages there was a castle here, but at the beginning of the 18th century a chic royal baroque palace was built. Just look in our live broadcast.
Buda Castle in our webcam is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. There are a fishing bastion and a gallery, the Holy Trinity Square with the House of Hungarian Wines, the palace of Sandor, as well as other historical monuments. The Hungarian National Gallery, the Museum of History and the library are in the former royal palace. Also there is a monument to Eugene of Savoy, a famous commander. Buda defender from the Turkish invaders. In Buda Castle ensemble in our online webcam there is also one of the most important sights of the Budapest hill, the 13th century Gothic-style church – St. Matthias church. Is the tallest building in the whole complex.
Parliament building Budapest
In spite of the Buda castle with our webcam there is another beautiful construction – The Parliament building in Budapest. Is the third largest Parliament building in the world. I
The Parliament building is a little over 100 years and is built in a Neo-Gothic architectural design, although one can still see traces of the Renaissance and Baroque styles. The tender for the construction of the building was opened in 188o, and the building commenced in 1885. In 1896, the building was inaugurated to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of Hungary. The building was fully completed in 1902. Opposite the Parliament building is the Museum of Ethnography and the Museum of Agriculture. Both of these buildings’ designs were runner-ups in the tender for the Parliament building. The Parliament building is vast and has 691 rooms, 20 km of stairs and is 96 meters tall. During the Communist era, a red star was added to the central tower, but it was taken down after the fall of Communism. The building is vulnerable to modern air pollution which attacks the porous limestone walls which mean that restorations are frequent. It is a rare view to see the Parliament building without any scaffolding.
Things to do and see in at the Houses of Parliament
If you want to visit the Parliament building up close and personal instead of over camera online footage, it is possible to take a guided tour of the Parliament building when the National Assembly is not in session. The 45-minute tour is value for money and covers the main entrance stairs and hall, lobby, the old House of Lords, and the Hungarian Crown Jewels. The Hungarian Crown Jewels have been stolen and lost countless times. After WW II, the jewels were moved to Western Europe and were ultimately given to the American Army for protection from the Soviet Union. The jewels were held in the United States Fort Knox for many years during the Cold War. In 1978 they were returned to Hungary. The guided tours are held in a variety of languages.
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