10. Budapest: Guided Tour of the Parliament Building in Spanish
With our guide in Spanish we will begin our tour at the statue of Ferenc Rákóczi in Kossuth Square, where we will talk about the protagonist to whom it owes its name, as well as being able to enjoy a unique panoramic view of the city. Our local Hungarian guides will reveal the best places to visit and the most relevant curiosities that you cannot miss on your visit to this incredible city. In our external visit we will visit the most important points of the enormous Kossuth Square and its surroundings, making reference to and reliving through our explanations all the historical events that took place in it. You will be shocked! We will visit the art deco Monument to the Hungarian victims of the red terror in Vertanuk tere, and we will be able to see the remains of the bullets of one of the most painful and important events for Hungarian citizens, the so-called Bloody Thursday of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. We will also visit one of the most innovative monuments in the city, the National Unity Monument, and we will tell you why its inauguration did not go unnoticed. We will end our exterior tour enjoying the history and views of the impressive façade decorated with huge columns and statues carved in stone of the Ethnographic Museum, which currently offers different temporary exhibitions. After our foreign visit, we will enter the Hungarian Parliament. On this audio-guided tour of the Budapest Parliament, you will be able to visit the most important rooms of the third largest parliamentary building in the world, which extends from the Chain Bridge to the Margaret Bridge. Once you are inside, you will find the grand Main Staircase, whose impressive decoration does not leave you indifferent: long red carpets, elegant chandeliers and luxuriously gold-plated ornamentation, a truly unique setting! You will also be able to see the Old Upper House, Councils of Deputies, the Hall of the Dome and the Crown Jewels. Do not miss this essential activity on your visit to the Hungarian capital! What will you discover on the tour? - Who was Ferenc Rákóczi? - What are the most important places you should not miss in the city of Budapest? - What is the Monument to the Victims of the Red Terror and what does it represent? - What was Bloody Thursday? - What does the new monument located in front of the Hungarian Parliament mean? - Who designed the Budapest Parliament? - What famous English palace is it inspired by? - What shape is the Upper House? - How many meters long is the building? - How tall is the Hall of the Dome? - Why is the Crown of Saint Stephen not a mere royal jewel?