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House of the Nation! - Hungarian Parliament, Budapest

Called Országház (House of the Nation) in Hungarian, a notable landmark of Hungary is the tallest building in Budapest. Construction was started in 1885 and the building was inaugurated on the 1000th anniversary of the country in 1896. About 100 000 people were involved in construction, during which 40 million bricks, half a million precious stones and 40 kilograms of gold were used.

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