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Palace of Arts (Muveszetek Palotaja)

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked thru the building for an hour or so including a sojourn onto the roof and came away thinking this was definitely a first class venue. We would have really enjoyed seeing an event here but it's also well worth seeing as we did,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ISureHopeSo
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

After a friend’s suggestion we attended a concert of traditional Hungarian music. We were impressed by the architecture of the building (it’s a theatre, a museum of modern art and a concert hall). It’s accessible by tram 2. Of course you can go there at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AnnaKatr
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

A magnificent building - while it was build around 15 years ago, it looks like new. We attended a Hungarian folklore concert - while not our cup of tea, our overall experience combined with the building was a perfect 10 - highly recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Whilst planning our Christmas break to Budapest I booked an evening’s concert at the Bela Bartok Concert Hall, fine example of modern Hungary. The building’s design is really good and designers have provided amazing acoustics. The MUPA website is easily accessible in English and both...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

We were able to hear Piotr Anderszewski and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra here and had a beautiful evening in a setting that was magnificent. What was especially satisfying was that this architecturally lovely building changes colors at night, adding to its special qualities. In addition,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Palace of Arts is modern venue with wonderfull concert hall and smaller stage hall. Modern building situated on the bank of Danube, next to the building of National Theater, a bit further from the town center but well connected by public transport, expecially by the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

I went to a classical recital and two Wagner operas - all breathtakingly stunning. The musicianship is superb, the professionalism sublime and the whole experience upliftihg. There were 2-3 longish intervals (the productions were c 5-6 hours in lengnth) and you can sit outside on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Visited for concert of Bruckner with Budapest Festival Orchestra. Beautiful modern hall with great acoustics. A bit out from the town centre, but an easy 15 minutes ride on the number 2 tram.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank pra51
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

I prefer this concert hall to the academy of music in Budapest. I think I listened more than 200 concerts by now. Also there is a museum of contemporary arts and a smaller theater inside. The staff is friendly and helpful. You don't have to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

When in Budapest,checkout this place for classical concerts! I love the acoustics of the concert hall, which hosts classical concerts, while there's a slightly smaller hall for dance acts as well. Don't forget to check out the terrace with for great views!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Fstein
February 3, 2015|
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Response from Sorrell K | Reviewed this property |
The Palace of Arts is over looking the Danube on it's south east side. The number 2 tram to the Közvágóhíd H stop. The Palace of Arts is a very short 3 minute walk from that stop. You can see the building and with the sign... More
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Ed W
January 14, 2015|
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Response from arnjet | Reviewed this property |
It depends what you are visiting. For a good concert best to book ahead if you want good tickets. For the museum it isn't necessary
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