Attractions List of Famous Budapest Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Budapest skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Budapest architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Budapest are included on this list. Information about these Budapest buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Budapest and older historic landmarks.

List includes Hungarian Parliament Building, Hungarian State Opera House and more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Budapest?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Budapest. Famous architectural houses within the city of Budapest are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Dohány Street Synagogue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Budapest Buildings & Structures
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Dohány Street Synagogue

The Dohány Street Synagogue, also known as The Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, is a historical building in Erzsébetváros, the 7th district of Budapest, Hungary. It is the largest synagogue in Europe and one of the largest in the world. It seats 3,000 people and is a centre of Neolog Judaism. The synagogue was built between 1854 and 1859 in the Moorish Revival style, with the decoration based chiefly on Islamic models from North Africa and medieval Spain. The synagogue's Viennese architect, Ludwig Förster, believed that no distinctively Jewish architecture could be identified, and thus chose "architectural forms that have been used by oriental ethnic groups that are related to the ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Hungary

Opened: Jan 01 1859

Architect: Ludwig Förster

Created By: Ludwig Förster

Construction Started: 1854

Ferenc Puskás Stadium is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Budapest Buildings & Structures
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Ferenc Puskás Stadium

Ferenc Puskás Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Budapest, Hungary. It is situated on the Pest side of the capital between the Stadionok and the Keleti Palyaudvar metro stations. It is currently used mainly for football matches. The stadium, which is all-seater, has a capacity of 38,652, though its original capacity exceeded 100,000. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Budapest, Hungary

Hungarian Parliament Building is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Budapest Buildings & Structures
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The Hungarian Parliament Building is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, one of Europe's oldest legislative buildings, a notable landmark of Hungary and a popular tourist destination of Budapest. It lies in Lajos Kossuth Square, on the bank of the Danube. It is currently the largest building in Hungary and still the highest building in Budapest. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Budapest, Hungary

Opened: Jan 01 1904

Architect: Imre Steindl

Created By: Imre Steindl

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Hungarian State Opera House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Budapest Buildings & Structures
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Hungarian State Opera House

The Hungarian State Opera House is a neo-Renaissance opera house located in central Budapest, on Andrássy út. Originally known as the Hungarian Royal Opera House, it was designed by Miklós Ybl, a major figure of 19th century Hungarian architecture. Construction began in 1875, funded by the city of Budapest and by Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary, and the new house opened to the public on the 27 September 1884. Before the closure of the "Népszínház" in Budapest, it was the second largest opera building in the city; today it is the largest opera house in Budapest and in Hungary. Touring groups had performed operas in the city from the early 19th century, but as Legány notes, "a new ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Budapest, Hungary

Opened: Sep 27 1884

Architect: Miklós Ybl

Created By: Miklós Ybl

Style: Neo-Renaissance, Baroque architecture

Building Function: Opera House