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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
From EUR75.00
 
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)

Our first evening!

What would you do the first evening?We went to the opera. Instead of payinga ticket for a guided tour we went for the realthing. A performance. I heard that the Operahouse was very beautiful.It is in...
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belgianchocolate
Oct 11, 2004

Opera House - jewel box on the Andrassy Avenue

The Opera House was designed and built in Renaissance style according to the plans of Miklós Ybl. It was Ferenc Erkel who conducted the inaugural concert in 1884.The statues of Ferenc Liszt and Ferenc...
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MedioLatino
Oct 25, 2004

The Opera House

The Opera House was opened in 1884 among great splendour in the presence of King Franz Joseph. The building was planned and constructed by Miklós Ybl, who won the tender among other famous...
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mallyak
Dec 13, 2010

One of the world's finest Neorenaissance houses

The Hungarian State Opera House, built between 1875 and 1884, is considered one of the world's finest examples of Neorenaissance architecture designed by Miklós Ybl. It was opened on 27th September...
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csordila
Nov 30, 2008

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE - EXTERIOR

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...
balhannah
Mar 18, 2014

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE - INTERIOR

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...
balhannah
Mar 18, 2014

Budapest Opera House

Budapest Opera House will enchant you not only with its ballet and opera performances but with its fine neo-Renaissance architecture. The building fits well in with the similary elegant neighbourhood...
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mallyak
Dec 18, 2010

Visit the Opera building

When we were in Budapest there were no concerts, which was a real shame because we like opera and the tickets are very cheap.But we did get to visit the building, which was nice also. The tour tickets...
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Museeuw
Sep 06, 2007

Get Inside the Opera House

Even if your stay in Budapest is short, a visit to the beautiful Opera House is a must. Do your best to catch a performance, any performance, during your stay. The exterior is impressive although...
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dcwizard
Mar 10, 2004

Hungarian Opera House

You can take a tour inside of this building...unfortunatley our budget couldnt stretch to it, but I heard from various people that its amazing inside.The outside of the building is beautiful....the...
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kentishgirl
Oct 31, 2004

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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german_eagle
Apr 04, 2011

Magyar Allami Operahaz

Along the fantastic Andrassy you can find on your right the nice Opera Theatre. It has got a Italian neo-reinassance facade, buit by Ybl in 1875-1884 with many statues on the facade. The balcony on...
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Cristian_Uluru
Jun 14, 2005
 
 
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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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