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A beautiful house for classical music lovers to visit.

I confess to not being a great fan of much of Bartok’s music, but our visit to his last Hungarian... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2019
DesRB
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Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
Located in the 2nd district, one of the best in Buda side

You can take a bus from Szell Kalman ter to visit the house. Easy 7mn walk with nice houses around... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Remi B
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Paris, France
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The building where composer Bartok Bela lived and worked between 1932 and 1940.
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

I confess to not being a great fan of much of Bartok’s music, but our visit to his last Hungarian home (from 1932-40) was delightful. The Memorial House, which is quite small, is easily accessible by bus or taxi (we went by taxi to get...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

to know better Bela Bartok life very famous in Hungary there is small classicl chamber music in the house interesting garden

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

You can take a bus from Szell Kalman ter to visit the house. Easy 7mn walk with nice houses around. If you are lucky or well aware, take the chance to be at a concert in the house. There is a small auditorium with maximum...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

This Bartok house is surrounded by villas and is in a great area of Buda. In the garden you have a sculpture of Bartok. The museum is nice with some personnal Bartok instruments and music tools; Try to visit the house when there is a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

This museum is great for those with a love of or fascination for the composer Bartók. It is easy to find if you have google maps and search for its Hungarian name and it's an easy bus ride out of town into the depths of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

A lovingly curated collection of Bartok's possessions from his personal and professional life. If you know a lot about Bartok already you may not necessarily learn anything new about the man, but the pictures and the space makes venturing out on the 11 Bus from...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

In a quiet corner of Buda, this house is where Bartok lived for 8 years before he had to leave to escape the Nazis and the war. It has his furnature with folk art carvings. The first floor is a small concert hall.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Walking into a place where an amazing composer lived in with all his belongings makes you feel like you're walking back in time. It was a great place to see all of the little things that were dear to Bartok. The only thing that wasn't...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank hhamadeh
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed this visit to Bela Bartok's house. Loved the manuscripts hanging down from the ceiling through the stairwell. I did not know much about this composer before the visit and was happy to have this learning experience.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank HannahIowa
Reviewed December 1, 2015

Béla Bartók's house on Gugger Hill is an absolute delight. The house is brought to life and is full of some of his most personal items ranging from his Transylvanian Hungarian furniture to his glasses, sandals, clothes and all manner of portable musical items. Most...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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