Hungary has been a tourist favourite for many years. Earlier this month, Budapest’s walking tour has been named the most popular tour in the world. The Hungarian capital has even been named one of the greatest places in the world by TIME! Thus, it is no wonder that tourists from all over the world love the miracle of architecture that the Hungarian Parliament is.
Some sights might disappoint tourists when they actually get to them in person. However, that is not the case with the Parliament in Budapest. Stasher conducted a research on the most loved tourist attractions in the world. Data analysts at Stasher ranked 99 attractions globally to help those with a passion for travelling decide what popular sights are worth visiting and what they can omit.
It is with great pride to announce that the breathtaking, neo-gothic building of the Parliament of Budapest sits on the top of the list.
“The rankings were created using city-level and country-level data that is applied to specific tourist attractions,” Stasher writes about the methodology of their research. “Each category consists of the latest data available from reputable sources and an overall total score out of 10 has been calculated using min-max normalisation.”
The Hungarian Parliament scored 7.34 out of 10. The building’s average Google Review score is impressively high too. Tourists awarded it 4.8 points out of 5. As for local accomodation, visitors had great experiences as well: the average rating on Booking.com for nearby hotels and other means of accommodation is 8.6 out of 10. On top of that, videos featuring the Parliament building have 887.1 million views on TikTok and counting!
The style of the building of the Parliament is neo-gothic. It houses the National Assembly of Hungary (Magyar Országgyűlés). It is one of the most popular tourist attraction in Budapest and in the whole of Hungary. The designer was Hungarian architect Imre Steindl and it opened in 1902. Ever since then, it has been the largest building in Hungary.