Royal Waiting Hall 1882-2011

Royal Waiting Hall 1882-2011, Godollo: Address, Phone Number, Royal Waiting Hall 1882-2011 Reviews: 4.5/5

Royal Waiting Hall 1882-2011

Royal Waiting Hall 1882-2011
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Chinapjs
Washington DC, DC3,734 contributions
Nice add on to your tour of palace
Jul 2019
This is a baroque masterpiece that was simply the "waiting room" for the Emperor and his wife when they were waiting for the train to take them to Vienna or somewhere else. Beautiful but think of the extravagance of it all. Well worth a visit especially if you take the train. Pretend your the Emperor!
Written August 14, 2019
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Gary H
Budapest, Hungary227 contributions
Stunning Piece of Baroque Architecture but ;
Dec 2018 • Couples
It never ceases to amaze me the thought process that go on in the heads of people who are ultimately responsible for the disbursement of peoples taxes for the betterment or improvement of places that sell or market there countries towns and cities. It is very evident on arrival by train from Budapest at Godollo Railway Station that funding distribution for the up-grading of what truly is an eyesore of buildings has "missed the train". In all of my travels to numerous cities towns and locations in this magnificent majestic and beautiful country of Hungary, I was shocked and appalled at the derelict condition and station surrounds that is Godollo Railway Station. This is a major university city - named after Szent Istvan,with 12,750 students near 2000 academic staff and other. This university must have foreign learned visitors and dignitories from overseas plus from within Europe and if,thats the question if,they come by train what impression does the derilict state of Godello Railway Station present and leave them with ? You do not need to be a Rhodes Scholar to what the answer in all truthful probability would be. Greater wrongfullness is added to my opinion when immediatley next to the Budapest end of Godello Railway Station you have the majestic magnificently restored Baroque former Royal Waiting Hall. There has been no short cut in funding for its restoration but with the derilict main railway station at its girth,in its shadows,it takes away much from what it could present if the buildings and surrounding areas of the main railway staion where upgraded into the 21st century and not as they do appear as remants of decades centuries past.A visit to Godollo is not complete without paying your 300 huff view the internal of the former Royal Waiting Hall. It is huff spent with value. I truely hope in the checks and balances of treasury that there is offsetting of the funds received from visitation of the former Royal Waiting Hall to-wards the urgently needed upgrading of the Godello Railway Station, if not - I Rest My Case.//
Written December 14, 2018
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Playaman47
San Antonio, Texas359 contributions
How to Arrive in Style
May 2018 • Couples
The waiting hall is where the royal family waited for the train or took their time in disembarking from it. Sort of a minipalace near the summer palace.
Written May 30, 2018
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Anthony E
Godollo, Hungary15 contributions
Beautiful small Baroque building
Apr 2018 • Solo
The royal waiting room is it beautifully restored small Baroque building around 500 m from the royal palace of Gödöllő.

It is worth visiting as an add on to the visit of the palace but probably not worth a dedicated visit unless you are actually staying in Gödöllő.
Written April 1, 2018
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Londonsteve56
London, UK78 contributions
Really splendid, well worth the detour
Sep 2017 • Solo
Most visitors to Godollo come to enjoy the splendid Royal Palace. Lesser known is the beautifully restored royal waiting hall at Godollo railway station. If you've made the effort to come to Godollo to see the castle and have some extra time, a detour to the station is well worthwhile, taking about 20 minutes to walk from the Royal Palace. If you arrive or depart Godollo by train then it's very convenient to pop in (by MAV trains from Budapest Keleti, in other words full size trains run by the national railway company, not to be confused with the HEV trains, which are green commuter trains run by Budapest transport from Ors Vezer tere and stop much closer to the Royal Palace - most visitors to the palace from Budapest will arrive by HEV). For the less mobile, you could also take the HEV from the Palace to the mainline station, although you'll need to buy another ticket and for most people walking makes more sense.

It costs 300 Forints to visit the three Royal waiting rooms, in one of which is a small display about the history of the Royal train and a splendid large scale model of a steam locomotive that used to haul it. The corner of this waiting hall furthest from the main station building also houses an appetising looking coffee shop, although I didn't try it.
Written September 19, 2017
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Máté B
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Must see!
Must see place in Gödöllő! Nice renewed waiting room from the time of the Monarchi! Du sollst es unbedingt ansehehen, wenn du in Gödöllő bist!
Written April 14, 2014
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