Budapest - Parliament & Around (PDF Chapter)
This is the Parliament & Around chapter from Lonely Planet's Budapest guidebook.
Bordering the Belváros to the north is Lipótváros (Leopold Town), with the landmark Parliament facing the Danube to the west and the equally iconic Basilica of St Stephen to the east.
- entering the hallowed halls of Parliament, arguably the most iconic of all Budapest’s buildings, and making your way to the Crown of St Stephen, symbol of the Hungarian nation for more than 1100 years
- visiting the Basilica of St Stephen and Hungary’s most revered religious relic, the Holy Right (hand) of St Stephen.
- carousing in and around Nagymező utca, Budapest’s own ‘Broadway’ and home to a plethora of wild and crazy clubs, including Instant
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping
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