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Full-Day Budapest Private Tour by Car or by Public Transport with Lunch
"Your day begins in the City Park (Városliget) which is one of the most exciting parts of Budapest. The City Park is not a natural but a man-made park it can almost be called an adventure park. Along the City Park lake take a walk towards Zoo Boulevard which has plenty of monuments in store. Here you will also find the Gundel Restaurant
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Private 4-Hour Tour of Budapest By Public Transport Including Danube River Cruise
"You will be picked up from your hotel and then you will take the Millennium Underground line to reach Heroes' Square before taking a scenic urban bus along Andrássy Avenue and another one up to the Castle District. En-route you will see many of the main attractions of Budapest such as Deák Square the Chain Bridge the Royal Palace and so much more. Once you return to the Danube riverbank you will then take a ride on what was voted the 7th-most-beautiful-tram-line in the world to finally take a short trip on one of the most crowded ones. From these 2 trams the Parliament building the Elisabeth Bridge and the Liberty Bridge as well as the historical centre of Budapest. Your tour finishes with a boat cruise along the Danube to admire the city's beautiful skyline from the water."
From EUR100.00
Private Hungarian Wine Tasting Tour of Budapest
"A wine tasting tour that is coupled with sightseeing in Budapest. Now that is a concept that cannot be refused. Coupling gastronomy the love of wine and the millennium old and beautiful history of Budapest this tour offers refreshments for your body as well as nourishment for your mind quenching a physical thirst while satisfying a more intellectual appetite as well. The tours happen on foot so you can soak in both the nectar and the atmosphere that Budapest has to offer. With just a convenient amount of walking in the open air and with many stops for drinks along the way
From $98.00

State Opera House Tips (59)

Miles From Budapest, My Hidden Treasure Chest

If you don't know that title, it's a song by the great musician George Ezra.I'm assuming his little ditty has inspired many people like me to venture to this beautiful part of the world that would...
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Jul 26, 2016


I had hoped to see the interior of the Opera House, but on asking about times of tours, I found there were only two, and that was at 3 & 4pm - This didn't suit.Well, at least I could see the...
Mar 18, 2014


The Hungarian State Opera House is a richly-decorated building and is considered one of the architect's masterpieces. It was built in neo-Renaissance style, with elements of Baroque. On either side of...
Mar 18, 2014

Central Pest: Budapest Opera

One of the stand out buildings in Budapest and Andrassy Ut is the Opera. Not only is it an impressive looking building, it also sounds impressive too. According to some recent studies it still has...
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Oct 24, 2013

Opera House

Admire the the neo-Renaissance exterior of the building if you like opera try to book your tickets for an evening performance. To see the rest of the building, you have to join a guided tour or attend...
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Aug 31, 2013

Go to the Opera

In my 28 years i have never been to the opera, mostly because i had an idea that it was an expensive thing to go see but i have been pleasantly surprised. I was in Budapest this time with my childhood...
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Mar 29, 2013

State Opera House

The Hungarian State Opera House in Budapest is the largest opera house in the country. It was designed in a Neo-Renaissance style by Miklos Ybl and built between 1875 and 1884. Its horse-shoe shaped...
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Nov 08, 2012

Opera House

The Hungarian Opera House can be found on Andrassy ut, one of Budapest's main streets. The Opera House was finally done being built in 1884. It's not an extremely large building, but it is very...
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Aug 23, 2012

Opera - Macbeth

My mother and I decided to go to the Opera, I thought it would be ok as I was convinced that I knew the story of Macbeth.We decided to walk to the Opera house from our Hotel, which in hindsight was...
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Nov 14, 2011


The HUNGARIAN state opéra is a néo-renaissance building located on ANDRASSY Avenue and it opened to the public on september 27 1884.This opéra house is considered to be amongst the first few opéra...
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Sep 10, 2011

Hungarian State Opera

Those of you who don't plan to attend an opera or ballet at the opera house, please join a guided tour of the building. The magnificent opera house, opened in 1884, is the main work of architect...
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Apr 04, 2011

La... La... LAAAAAH.... (The Opera House)

The Hungarian State Opera House was built in the late 1800s and combines the best of neo-Renaissance and Baroque styles of architecture and interior design. Today, visitors can tour the interior of...
Mar 26, 2011
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Things to Do Near Budapest

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Stamp Museum - Belyemuzeum

When ever we travel, we make it a point to always seek out the local post office. Most all places we have visited, we have come home with colorful stamps from the country we visited .... Great To...
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Mucsarnok Hall of Art

The Kunsthalle is also known as the "Hall of Art," or "Palace of Art." I didn't want to visit this gallery of contemporary art, even though it displays the largest exhibition of sculptures and...
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Terror Haza - Terror Museum

An iron curtain. It sits outside Andrássy út 60. That building was the headquarters of the Arrow Cross Party (the Hungarian version of the Nazi Party) until Germany invaded in 1944. It then became...
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Great Synagogue - Central Synagogue

I visited this venerable synagogue in Budapest many years ago in the 1980s. Then, its grand interior was somewhat dilapidated. I can see from recent photographs (see attached picture) that this...
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National Museum - Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum

I thought it was a rather small collection considering it is a national museum. Though it was fairly chronological it was a bit hard to follow since so little of the exhibition had any description in...
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Holocaust Memorial - Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park

We are still at the Great Synagogue, now making my way to the back where the Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park is located. Here, I found some interesting pieces, the stand-out being the "TREE OF LIFE."...
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