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Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz) - CLOSED

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This magnificent new-Renaissance style structure, completed in 1884 and modeled after the Vienna Opera House, is home to both the State Opera and the State Ballet.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Andrassy ut 22, Budapest 1061, Hungary
+36 1 331 2550
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Many famous opera solist take different parts in Budapest national opera. Awesome experience if you like such stuff. Personally I liked it more then Wien's one, since it's much more stylish and much less touristy.

Thank Frida C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So sad that we are not able to visit the concert hall as it is now under renovation. But the tour is still recommended to join. The guide can speak in fluent and clear English. And there is a mini Opera concert included. It is...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the fact that we couldn't visit the concert hall due to the renovations, I found the tour of this magnificent building to be very interesting and certainly worthwhile. The guide was very pleasant and spoke very clearly at all times. The short aria performance...More

Thank Shoesy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I on holiday went to the Opera House and bought tickets for the 4 pm guided tour and mini concert with two opera singers. It was wonderful. The guide was extremely good with excellent English and a good sense of humour. The...More

Thank timetachyon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning music in a beautiful setting, highlight of a lifetime. Hearing Mozart in a chamber he had played in was awe inspiring, perfect sound,

Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The outside of the opera house is currently covered in construction! I was extremely devastated as we couldn't fully appreciate the architecture on the surrounding! The inside was gorgeous though and very detailed! Only problem being it's 2,500 ft to enter the actual opera and...More

Thank Hannah-Marie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tour provided good info on history of the Opera house, followed by an excellent 10 min concert. The only disappointment was the inability to see the concert hall due to ongoing renovations. Good value at 9 euros if you book direct, with 3 tours per...More

Thank wacayre1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went in early June and were told that the main hall of the opera is under construction and wouldn’t be included in the tour (the main thing you are looking to see). Didn’t end up doing the tour. Was pricey and can’t see how...More

1  Thank Alex D
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

The only unfortunate thing was as its undergoing renovation the front of the building is covered and we couldn’t go in the auditorium either but it was still a very interesting tour the building inside must have been magnificent when built. The end of the...More

1  Thank Val L
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

We knew in advance that the building was under renovation, but we wanted to see what we could, and learn more. The guide was pleasant and knowledgeable, and the areas of the building that we were able to see were beautiful. The short performance at...More

1  Thank JF&PM
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