Ethnographic Museum

This building was built between 1893 and 1896, based on the plans of Alajos Hauszmann; it housed the Supreme Court until 1945. The palace’s many featured, ornamental main façade, fronts Kossuth Square; it is one of the most beautiful examples of Late-Eclectic architecture in our country.

Initially the Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) was established in this building, however this was later transferred to the Royal Palace; since then only collections belonging to the Ethnographic Museum are exhibited here.

Ethnographic Museum - Budapest 

Attraction: The Ethnographic Museum (Néprajzi Múzeum)

Country: Hungary

City: Budapest

Location: Pest, V. district

Transport: M2 Kossuth tér

Address: Budapest, Kossuth L. tér 12.

Phone: 1/473-2441

E-mail: info@neprajz.hu

Web: www.neprajz.hu

Open: Tue-Sun 10-18

Price: 800 HUF adult, 400 HUF student

Guided tours: 6500-8000 HUF/group

Gresham Palace

The palace, erected in 1907 in the Secession style, was the headquarters of the London based Gresham Insurance Company. With is decorated façade and stone reliefs, it is one of the most beautiful examples of the style of this period in Budapest.

Between the two world wars, the café located on the ground-floor was a favourite meeting place for the progressive artists and intelligentsia.

Since the turn of the millennium, the palace has been functioning as a five-star hotel, part of the international “Four Seasons” hotel chain.

Gresham Palace - Budapest 

Attraction: The Gresham Palace (Gresham palota)

Country: Hungary

City: Budapest

Location: Pest, V. district

Transport: Tram 2

Address: Budapest, Roosevelt tér 5-6

Phone: 1/ 268-6000

Web: http://www.fourseasons.com/budapest/