Budapest Zichy Mansion

Zichy Mansion- Budapest

Miklós Zichy commenced to build the mansion in 1745. It is separated from its surroundings by massive fortress-like walls. The side and central portions of this elongated, rectangular, two-storey building, face the Danube River. The central portion features a tympanum.

The mansion was enlarged with the addition of new buildings at the end of the 18th century. The resultant mansion-complex is the only one to be found within the inner-city precincts; almost the entire complex has remained intact. It currently houses offices, a theatre and exhibition halls (the Vasarely Museum, the Kassák Museum, and the Budapest Art Studio Foundation), within its walls.

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Attraction: The Zichy Mansion (Zichy-kastély)

City: Budapest

Location: Óbuda, III. district

Transport: HÉV or Tram 1: Árpád-híd

Address: Budapest, Fő tér 1.

Phone: 1/ 250-1020

E-mail:  obmuzeum@invitel.hu

Open: Tue-Sun 10-18

Price: 300 HUF

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