2nd walk - palace district

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the entrance of the Wenckheim palace. This is one of the newest palaces in the district, constructed at the end of the 1880s - this is why they were forced to construct the palace in a weird trapeze shape

the entrance of the Wenckheim palace. This is one of the newest palaces in the district, constructed at the end of the - this is why they were forced to construct the palace in a weird trapeze shape

the National Museum, shortly after its construction. at the time, this part of the town wasn't at all remarkable, as it consisted mostly of single-storey buildings and potato fields

Budapest cca 1860 A Nemzeti Múzeum és a mai Kálvin tér

Ráday street before WWI

Ráday street before WWI

view of the National Museum and a now demolished bank building from Calvin square

view of the National Museum and a now demolished bank building from Calvin square

Nemzeti Lovarda (now demolished National Riding Hall) and the Károlyi-palace

Nemzeti Lovarda (now demolished National Riding Hall) and the Károlyi-palace

Károlyi palace, the National Riding Hall, Festetics palace

Károlyi palace, the National Riding Hall, Festetics palace

Commettee meeting in the ceremonial hall of the National Museum, where the House of Lord used to reside

Commettee meeting in the ceremonial hall of the National Museum, where the House of Lord used to reside

inside the Wenckheim palace - today housing the Central Library of Budapest

Choose the stairs or books, that is the question! Spiral Staircase, Library, Budapest, Hungary (photo via lucy).

the Degenfeld-Schomburg palace - combining the palace with the tenement house

the Degenfeld-Schomburg palace - combining the palace with the tenement house

the inner courtyard of the Almássy palace

Budapest / Hungary (by maro310). (It's a beautiful world)

the corner of the Almássy-palace - showing itself bigger than it is

the corner of the Almássy-palace - showing itself bigger than it is

view from the National Museum: the old building of the House of Representatives

view from the National Museum: the old building of the House of Representatives

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