Godollo (near Budapest)
The Grassalkovich Palace makes Godollo town famous as well its proximity to Budapest.
It is an imperial and royal palace built in baroque style and was the favourit place of queen Elisabeth of Hungary.
The palace is one of the most important and largest monuments of Hungarian palace architecture. Its builder, Count Antal Grassalkovich (1694–1771) was a typical figure of the regrouping Hungarian aristocracy of the 18th century. The construction began around 1733, under the direction of András Mayerhoffer (1690–1771) a Salzburg builder.