We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!
15% OFF THINGS TO DO when you spend $250+. Use code AUGUST15 on tours & activities
i

Palace of Arts (Muveszetek Palotaja)

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Address: Komor Marcell utca 1., Budapest 1095, Hungary
Phone Number: (1) 555-3300
Website
Today
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Book In Advance
More Info
$285*
and up
Private Budapest Danube River Cruise by Motorboat
More Info
$11*
and up
Budapest 1-Hour Hop-on Hop-Off Sightseeing Danube River Cruise
More Info
$16*
and up
Danube River Lunch Cruise

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 234 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 117
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Special! Special! Special!

We had one of the most memorable experiences at this concert hall. We were able to get last minute seats behind the orchestra, which was an outstanding and memorable experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Karen W
,
Murrysville, Pennsylvania
Add Photo Write a Review

234 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 141: English reviews
Murrysville, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had one of the most memorable experiences at this concert hall. We were able to get last minute seats behind the orchestra, which was an outstanding and memorable experience. The music itself was outstanding and the duration was just right. This is a hidden gem that if you are traveling to Budapest, you MUST visit if you love music.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Karen W
Budapest, Hungary
Level Contributor
1,795 reviews
1,457 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

One of the best concert hall in Europe. Not only the excellent accustics, but the programm what they offer. We are Platinum member and we have fantastic concert during the whole season. Not by chance a lot of visitor come by bus from Vienna, and Bratislava!

Helpful?
1 Thank 545medva
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
285 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The only problem with MUPA is the location and the neighboring awful mindless building of the Hungarian National Theater. While actually this crazy building accentuates the simple clean forms of MUPA. To be on the riverfront of the Danube river should have to be a perfect place if only it would be a bit closer to the city center. The... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank stinkwink
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Recently saw the complete Wagner's Ring Cycle here, with Adam Fisher conducting. Saw the ring in Los Angeles a few years back, but this Budapest performamce was incomparable The acoustics were one of the nest i eber heard, and my seat on the second level made the visuals equally formidable It is in the 9th district, accessible by the 2... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank william g
Crowborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
289 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This modern glass and concrete building has three parts - an large concert-hall, a museum and a samller venue/theatre. The place is well managed and the staff are all switched-on and friendly. The place is amazingly well appointed; comfortable seats, great catering outlets on all floors and clean toilets. This is in my view the best conert venue in Europe.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Michael H
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I recently saw a performance at the Palace of Arts (MUPA). MUPA is a very architecturally striking building on the Danube that is used for the performing arts. I saw a music and dance show called Wedding Dance that was based on a poem by László Nagy. Wedding Dance formed part of a Spring Festival in Budapest, and it was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Scott F
budapest
Level Contributor
97 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful time in Mupa. It was amazing for me. It is an enormous modern building with all necessary equipment. I loved it. The performance was fantastic too. It was a folklore evening which was the most breathtaking experience for me recently. I can recommend for everyone.

Helpful?
Thank gabcsi_11
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
90 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

An attractive contemporary design both the exterior and the interior, a beautiful building along the Danube and inventively illuminated during the evenings, it offers one of the very best places globally for concerts. World famous artists love to perform here because of its incredibly good acoustics. Also the home of the Budapest Festival Orchestra, one of the Top 10 orchestras... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Peter H
Urbana, Illinois
Level Contributor
19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

We saw a dance concert here on our last night in Budapest and were SO thankful that we were able to get last-minute tickets. It's worth spending some time standing outside the building before you go in just to admire the monumental architecture--even more so if you're there at night, as the lights are constantly changing, creating an unexpected light... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank JillPro
Szentendre, Hungary
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The MÜPA as we call a relatively new concert hall of Budapest with interesting programs and high ranked artists. If you need something more classical, than go to the Zeneakadémia (Music Academy Ferenc Liszt).

Helpful?
Thank Balázs T

Travelers who viewed Palace of Arts (Muveszetek Palotaja) also viewed

 

Been to Palace of Arts (Muveszetek Palotaja)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Palace of Arts (Muveszetek Palotaja) and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Montreal
over a year ago
Venice, Italy
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Palace of Arts (Muveszetek Palotaja) staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?