- 12 Jan 2017 7:00 AM
The structure located at the foot of Buda Castle was designed by 19th-century architect Miklós Ybl, and is part of the royal palace complex. As indicated by its name it had functioned as the hydro-house of the water supply system of the palace.
With the passage of time, the water house lost its function, the entire building was transformed into a restaurant, and a dance hall was installed in a large garden.
The building was renovated after the change of regime, operating as a casino and a location for special events before it closed down ten years ago.
Source: Hungary Around the Clock
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