The Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest is definitely a miraculous building, with many secrets. Did you know that its interior gleam is because of the impressive amount of pure gold incorporated in it?
I’m not kidding! The Parliament was meant to represent the golden age of Hungary, therefore there were no limits in terms of money to make it great. Splendour in its size and exclusive materials that were incorporated in it, makes the Parliament an absolutely unique Hungarian construction project.
In order to create its elegant aura, 40 kilograms (~88 pounds) of pure gold were sprayed on its walls. The technique was quite complicated, nevertheless it was used 23 carat gold of superior quality.
The cost of this golden perm alone would represent in today’s terms 1,3 million dollars. …And this is just one of the many reasons to be captivated by the Hungarian Parliament building.