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Candlelit Dinner Cruise by Legenda City Cruises, Budapest
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Candlelit Dinner Cruise by Legenda City Cruises, Budapest

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Couples seeking a romantic activity for some quality time together will love this evening cruise on the Danube River. After a busy day of sightseeing, sit back and relax as you cruise past some of Budapest's most beautiful attractions, lit up at night. Enjoy a 4-course dinner by candlelight, and be entertained with live Hungarian music.
$89.58 per adult
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Natalja M wrote a review Mar 2020
The Hague, The Netherlands1,094 contributions58 helpful votes
The pompous stairs with Mable columns, frescos on the ceiling and on the walls are taking us back in time to the atmosphere of the balls and one can hear the music of Liszt, Wagner, Brams, Strauss who were playing in this concert hall. The last restoration of this concert hall is very successfully processed. There are different kinds of exhibitions are been hold in Vigadó as well as concerts and music concours. There is a balcony with amazing panoramic view on the7th floor of this building and a small expo about the history of Pesti Vigado.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Carol A S wrote a review Mar 2020
Marietta, Georgia4,206 contributions776 helpful votes
Pesti Vigadó ("Place for Merriment") is about 400m south of the Pest end of the Széchenyi Chain Bridge. Budapest's second largest concert hall is the home stage of the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble. The building (1859, architect Frigyes Feszl) is a mixture of Oriental and Hungarian Art Nouveau with romantic elements and pleasing adornments. It was badly damaged during World War II, restored, listed as a National Monument in 1954, and reopened to the public in 1980. Inside, a soaring lobby connects to a grand staircase leading to a large and ornate concert hall. There is a lecture and an exhibition hall on the fifth floor and a sixth-floor terrace with panoramic views over Buda and the River Danube. Pesti Vigado is open every day from 10am to 7:30pm, and is beautifully lit at night. Current performances are listed on their website.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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OZS_ATW wrote a review Feb 2020
Budapest, Hungary1,624 contributions463 helpful votes
Pesti Vigado is a beautiful building. The ballroom is fantastic, check out out the tiny details! It is awesome! A MUST TO SEE! :-)
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Raulfullenberg, Organiser at Pesti Vigado
Responded Feb 17, 2020
Thank you for your feedback!
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Ogi0 wrote a review Dec 2019
Sofia, Bulgaria13,611 contributions480 helpful votes
Very beautiful historic building of more than 150 years. Here was the banquet for the coronation of Emperor Franz Joseph, and now is a concert hall. The evening it is very well lit.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from Raulfullenberg, organiser at Pesti Vigado
Responded Jan 2, 2020
Thank you for visiting us!
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Manfred B wrote a review Oct 2019
Telford, United Kingdom311 contributions149 helpful votes
The Vigadó Concert Hall is the second largest and the most beautiful Concert Hall in Budapest, which was inaugurated in 1865. It was destroyed during World War II and was not re-opened until 1980. It has been wonderfully reconstructed as a Classical Building and Concert Venue. A stunning Lobby connects to a grand, carpeted Staircase that leads up to the Concert Hall, a Lecture and an Exhibition Hall on the 5th. Floor The Gallery inside is one of Budapest’s most popular Art Exhibition Centres where many Contemporary Artists have their Work exhibited. A Terrace is located on the 6th. Floor, offering great Views over Buda and the River Danube.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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