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Kincsem Park

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Tidy racecourse

It's your typical racecourse, with your typical punters. Pleasant surrounds. See the statue of... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2018
CaptainSwirly
A little luck for the New Year

One of the funnest ways to start off your New Year's Eve is a trip to the Budapest horse racing... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2015
Estikecske
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

It's your typical racecourse, with your typical punters. Pleasant surrounds. See the statue of Kinscem, and keep loading up on the favourites. Not too far from Arena Mall and Keleti station. Racing on Saturdays and Sundays for much of the year.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CaptainSwirly
Reviewed July 2, 2018

You don't have to be a gambler to enjoy this place. Nice setting and horses. During the season there are races on Saturdays and Sundays. Worth to visit with small children as well as there is a nice playground.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank seahawksXLVIII
Reviewed January 2, 2018

We spent here the last day of 2017 checking out the races! It was great fun and the atmosphere was very good! Kids also enjoyed it very much! Is was such a beautiful track! A must do activity in Budapest! :-)

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank OZS_ATW
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Great time watching trotting. Sad that not many people goes to watch any more. Beautiful track with great potential.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank kle076
Reviewed May 14, 2016

We went here on a Sunday afternoon and had a really good time . Although it was made easier due to my Hungarian speaking brother-in-law I think I would have managed in English. Not expensive and managed two winners. On the Friday night we also...More

Date of experience: May 2016
4  Thank gordon911
Reviewed November 1, 2015

It was a nice program to see the races, galloping. The field was nice and modern. It is also a nice program for a rainy day. I guess this day-out trip was pretty much undervalued among foreigers and locals but once you got there, you...More

Date of experience: November 2015
4  Thank OZS_ATW
Reviewed March 22, 2015

We were here recently on a Saturday afternoon to enjoy a great day out at this premier Hungarian racecourse and what a fantastic day out we had. We enjoyed a couple of winner's each, had a nice meal,some delicious pint's of beer and had a...More

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank 293neilk
Reviewed January 9, 2015

One of the funnest ways to start off your New Year's Eve is a trip to the Budapest horse racing track. Gather a group of close friends and try your luck one last time in the old year betting on horse trotting races. A couple...More

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank Estikecske
Reviewed September 1, 2013

Easy to get there by Metro for thoroughbred racing on Sunday. Pay the extra and go up to the Panorama Room.....waiter service, good value meals ands great view of the racing.

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank Tom M
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Went here on sat afternoon in October last year and loved every moment. It was free to get in and the place was dead but still enjoyable. Beer was really cheap and mingled with the locals. Defiantly worth a visit what ever your doing in...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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NickAllen89
October 29, 2018|
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Response from seahawksXLVIII | Reviewed this property |
Hi The gallop season usually from April till end of November. Trotting season is longer. From end of February till end of December. Hope it helps.
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Charliepoole94
Woking, United Kingdom
Kincsem Park (0 Replies)
Hi, I'm heading to Budapest from the 7th-12th September. Will there be any race events at Kincsem park over these dates? Also, is the track similar to a UK track (in terms of bars, gambling etc)? Thanks, Charlie
September 01, 2016|
Angel2707
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Food Truck Festival (6 Replies)
Morning, I've stumbled across some info regarding a food truck festival at Kincsem Park at the start of May. Looks like this is a racecourse. Anyone ever been? Are there horse races on the days too? Struggling to find English info on the parks website and wondering if it will be a fun day out. Appreciate your help.
April 10, 2017|
Response fromgreyhound85034|
Food Truck festivals happen a couple times a year, there was one last August when we were in Budapest also at the race track. We did not attend. Also the weekend that the Opera House Opens there were horse races at Hero Square and some food trucks. From the start of Andrassy Utca up to the Opera House the street was lined with Food Trucks on Both sides. Last year it was the weekend of September 17th, 2016. I don't know of a food truck festival in May as I have never been in Budapest that time...More
captainmadonna
UK
hotel close to Kincsem Park (7 Replies)
Hi im thinking of coming to Budapest in August to see Madonna at Kincsem Park. Is this easy to get to from the city centre? What would be a good hotel closest to the park?
July 24, 2009|
Response fromAmy H|
The venue is easy to get to by public transportation (red line metro), so I would suggest you do yourself a favor and book accomodations in the central Pest so you can enjoy the city as well as the show. That area is more residential with a lot of big box retail (Tesco, IKEA, etc) and not very interesting.