Budapest's Palace District

Budapest's Palotanegyed forms an inner part of Pest, the eastern half of . Known until the communist period as the ‘Magnates’ Quarter’, it consists of the western part of the city's Eighth District, or , which was named on 7 November 1777 after Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor and Archduke of Austria, who reigned 1765-1790.

Notable Places in the Area

Synagogue
The , also known as the Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, is a historical building in , the 7th district of , . Photo: OsvátA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is a museum in , . Photo: Misibacsi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

University
The is a university in , . Photo: Cesarzambrano1, Public domain.

Castle
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5 hu.

Localities in the Area

is traditional name of the VIII. district, literally meaning "Josephtown" and referring to Emperor Joseph II of Austria and Hungary. Photo: Thisisbossi, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is the traditional name of the VII. district of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5 hu.

or Downtown is the V. District of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Budapest's Palace District

Latitude
47.4922° or 47° 29' 31.9" north
Longitude
19.0661° or 19° 3' 58" east
Open Location Code
8FVXF3R8+VC
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2484002498
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