Social Activities

45th International Hume Conference, July 23-27, 2018 - Budapest

Here you can find a brief description of the social activities planned in connection with the conference:

Excursion to the Parliament

parlament

The Hungarian Parliament Building It is currently the largest building in Hungary and the tallest building in Budapest. Its construction (based on the plans by Imre Steindl in Gothic Revival style) was started in 1885 and the building was inaugurated on the 1000th anniversary of the country in 1896. It was completed in 1904.

Approximately half a million visitors take the official tour of the House of Parliament every year. Tours start at the underground Visitor Centre in the northern part of Kossuth Square. Visually and physically impaired visitors start the group tour of the House of Parliament from this handicapped-accessible complex, where the ticket office and information booth are also located. (from the official website)

Ticket prices:
EU-citizens (adults): 2400 HUF (approx. 8 EUR)
Non EU-citizens (adults): 6000 HUF (approx. 18-20 EUR)

The official website of the Hungarian Parliament Building is accessible here.

Excursion to Széchenyi Thermal Bath

Budapest Szechenyi furdo

The Széchenyi Thermal Bath is one of the largest bath complexes in Europe with 21 pools. Besides the health and wellness services, the entrance ticket includes the use of saunas, gymnastics and aquafitness. It opened on on June 16, 1913, when the formerly named Artesian spa was officially named Széchenyi spa after István Széchenyi. It was built in the Neo-Baroque style based on the plans of Gyozo Czigler.

Ticket prices:
Daily ticket with cabin usage: 5700 HUF (approx. 18-19 EUR)
Daily ticket with locker usage: 5200 HUF (approx. 16-17 EUR)

The official website of the Széchenyi Thermal Bath is accessible here.