Must-See Contemporary Architecture in Budapest

Must-See Contemporary Architecture in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary (B)

On my last trip to Hungary, I got to see some of the best examples of contemporary architecture in Budapest.

The city has a great mix of styles, from lavish Art Nouveau buildings to communist-era concrete blocks.

They are all interesting in their own ways, but I wanted to see the newest creations in the city, fresh designs and unique ideas. So I went on a self-guided tour of modern-day architecture in Budapest and found some extraordinary buildings.

This is the most amazing building I saw on my trip to Budapest and one of the most unique architectural creations I’ve seen anywhere in the world.

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto designed an iconic building shaped like a massive mushroom in the middle of a city park.

When you approach it you’ll be walking underneath its canopy, surrounded by trees, with sunlight coming in through holes in the roof with various shapes inspired by sound waves. It creates a magical atmosphere.

The walls of the building are made of see-through glass. When you step inside, take a few moments to appreciate the beauty of the spacious entrance hall flooded with natural light. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Must-See Contemporary Architecture in Budapest
Guide Location: Hungary » Budapest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tal Hayoun
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Hungary House of Music
  • Museum of Ethnography
  • National Dance Theatre
  • Central European University
  • Mupa Budapest
  • CET Building

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