The Sándor Palace

The Sándor Palace


The Sándor Palace is located in the  Castle district in Budapest, at the St. George square, next to the upper station of the Funiculare of Buda Castle. The Sándor Palace was built between 1803 and 1806 in classichist style.

Originally it was the home of the Count Sándor family, between 1867 and 1945 it was the residence of the Hungarian Prime Minister later the seat of the Governor.

During the II. World War it was almost completely destroyed, then it was used as the storage of the neighboring National Gallery. Its exterior facade was reconstructed only in 1989/1990, and the complete renovation was finished between 2000 and 2002.

The interior of the palace is reconstructed in its original form of 1806, the furniture shows the form between the I. and II. World War. Since 2003 the Sándor Palace is the residence of the President of Hungary.