Léopold Town

Name: Léopold Town
Category: Architecture, castles and historic districts
Location: 1055 Budapest, Leopoldváros


The sector of Lipótváros takes its name from Leopold II, King of Hungary from 1790 to 1792. It is there where, amongst other, there are the magnificentParliament building, the Museum of Ethnography, the Saint Étienne basilica, the Gresham Palace and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.… Read the rest here →

Neighborhoods in brief


Castle District (Várnegyed). This district is the city’s most beautiful and historic dating back to the 13th century, with some settlements here even earlier. This is district I, which is a small district that encompasses the plateau where the grand Royal Palace and grounds fill the southern end above the surrounding neighborhoods and the Danube below.… Read the rest here →