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Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Szechenyi Istvan ter 9, Budapest 1051, Hungary
+36 1 411 6100
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Szechenyi Istvan ter 9, Budapest 1051, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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+36 1 411 6100
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

The academy was founded almost 200 years ago and moved into this Renaissance Revival architecture style building in 1865. It is well preserved and maintained. Located on the Danube and close to the Chain Bridge it is in a busy part of the old city...More

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Architecture and location of this building in quite good, near the famous Chain bridge. However, big parking in front of it brings the whole image a bit down.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Renaissance building on a great spot next to Danube. At night, when all major sites at the river are bathed in light, is part of the spectacular setting. Almost next to it is famous Gresham Palace, built in Secession style, very different, interesting to...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This building is near the Chain Bridge. This building looks great with a pretty architectural beauty.

Thank Partha Pratim M
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Not to far from Chain Bridge is the Hungarian Academy of Sciences building. This is a grand looking imposing building that in my opinion is not one of the must go destinations to tick off on your list it is a magnificent looking building with...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

The academies of science building makes up the north side of Roosevelt Ter. Just off the Bhain Bridge. This impressive building sitting on the banks of the Danube is responsible for most of the countries research and development in the area of science.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

When we strolled along River Danube to the Parliament building, we found a beautiful building near to the Chain Bridge. The structure was Hungarian Academy of Science. As time was limited on our side, we just took a few photos on it and hoped to...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Hungarian Academy of Science is a superb looking building that although we never ventured into we were most certainly very impressed by this imposing structure.. It's in an area of outstanding architecture and if your a keen photographer you will love this wonderful building and...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This may not be something you seek out but a walk along the Danube or across the Chain Bridge will bring you here. Take a minute to study the intricate architecture and you will see why it captures so much interest.

Thank McWett
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

This academy was built in 1825 in Neo Renaissance style. Count István Széchenyi de Sárvár-Felsővidék was an outstanding statesman, writer and a logician.He contributed a year's income to establish this academy. Hence, the academy faces his bronze statue affixed onto a stone base. On this...More

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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