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American style bible heralds Budapest’s Párisi Udvar

Photo : Bálint Hirling / We Love Budapest

Glossy US style magazine ‘Architectural Digest’ has just published an extensive article on the stunning Párisi Udvar, revamped and reopened as a luxury hotel in 2019. See what the experts say about this repolished gem in the heart of Budapest.

Due to celebrate its centenary in 2020, the Architectural Digest is one of the world’s most venerable authorities on design. A member of the Condé Nast family, which includes Condé Nast Traveler, Vanity Fair, Vogue and The New Yorker, the Architectural Digest serves and influences the affluent and the style-conscious.

Photo: Bálint Hirling / We Love Budapest

Also a regular contributor to the New York Times, art and design writer Meredith Mendelsohn took a long stroll around the Párisi Udvar, beneath its gleaming atrium and along its elegant passages, to create this article just published.

Photo: Attila Poly´ / We Love Budapest

Amid the plentiful praise is a detailed history of one of the most fascinating buildings in a city defined by its architecture. Order a coffee in the equally ornate, in-house Párisi Passage Café & Brasserie and have a read!