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Budapest Folklore Show and Danube Dinner Cruise

Highlights
  • Enjoy a 1.5-hour folk show by either the Danube Folk Ensemble or the Hungaria Folk Ensemble and Orchestra
  • Soak up the historical settings of Danube Palace or Budai Vigado and be entertained by traditional Hungarian music and dance!
  • Take a 1.5-hour late night Danube River dinner cruise
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Budapest Folklore Show and Danube Dinner Cruise
From USD 74.41
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Cat A+Dinner Cruise and PickupMost Popular
Dinner Cruise with category A seating in front section of the concert venue plus pickup included
From USD 107.29
Cat A - Drink, Cruise and P/up
Drink & Cruise (one welcome drink and one additional glass of wine/beer/soft drink) with category A seating in front section of the concert venue plus pickup included. No meal is included.
From USD 79.03
Cat B+Dinner Cruise and Pickup
Dinner Cruise with category B seating in the last 3 rows or balcony section of the concert venue plus pickup included
From USD 102.68
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Overview
Soak up Hungarian scenery and culture with a 3-hour Danube dinner cruise and folklore concert. You’ll first enjoy over an hour of music and dancing at the Danube Palace or the Hungarian Heritage House with one of the most highly regarded folk ensembles in the country. Afterward you’ll take a cruise along the Danube, sipping wine and sampling a Hungarian buffet dinner. You’ll enjoy a sparkling view of Budapest’s panorama, which has rightfully earned its title as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
What to Expect
Your night out in Budapest will begin with performances from either the Danube Folk Ensemble or the Hungaria Folk Ensemble and Orchestra. Both groups began in the 1950s, with 30 artists comprising each ensemble. The choreography is based on traditional dances originating hundreds of years ago as an integral part of village life. As you take your seat in either the neo-Baroque Danube Palace (Duna Palota) or the Hungarian Heritage House (Budai Vigado), you’ll discover Hungary’s rich history in the music, dancing and costumes of the folk performance. Be prepared, though—it might make you want to get up and move to the rhythm!

Afterward, a guide will lead you to the romantic waters of the Danube where your late-night dinner cruise awaits you. Try some authentic Hungarian fare with the hot buffet dinner served on board, as well as wine, beer and Sparkling wine to toast the beautiful view. Candlelight will set the mood indoors as you make your way past sites such as the Chain Bridge, Buda Castle and the Gellért Baths, all landmarks that contribute to Budapest’s celebrated UNESCO World Heritage-listed panorama.

The cruise lasts a little over an hour, and provides the perfect opportunity to view the glowing backdrop of the city at night. After your meal, take your drink to the fresh air of the upper deck to appreciate the scenery before the end of the tour.

There is also a possibility to enjoy the Folklore & Cruise program if you are not hungry, join us for a Drink & Cruise to relax on our boats while having a couple of drinks. Drink Cruise includes one welcome drink and an optional beverage.

Reviews (124)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Not what I expected

I was a given a brochure at a Tourist Information Point. The woman there advised me to watch the Hungarian Folklore Ensemble and showed me a picture of the great theater where the show will take place. Unfortunately, when i got there i found out...More

2  Thank yasmina p
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile
Budapest First

We booked a full package with Show, dinner cruise, and driver. Our driver was outstanding and very patient since the pick up spot had its logistical challenges. We paid for the first couple rows for the show, but had to sign a waiver right away...More

Thank Dave D
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Hungaria Koncert, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Dear Dave D, Thank you for the feedback and we are really sor for the inconvinience. Best regads, Gabriella

Reviewed 22 September 2018
great evening - fun show and cruise experience

We booked this through viator then arranged with the tour operator for a VIP tour for a slightly higher price. The folklore dance was enjoyable the dancers displayed tremendous energy with bright and lively attire. The cruise was beautiful on the river food great. The...More

2  Thank Kevin L
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Hungaria Koncert, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Dear Kevin L, We are so happy to read that you enjoyd our VIP service. Thank you for the feedback. Kindest regads, Gabriella

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Amazing Show

I enjoyed the show as well as Hungarian dancers and musicians were enjoyed their skills. This performance is a real manifestation of the Hungarian people soul. The most of Europeans have lost such identity long time ago. I just confused a little bit because I...More

Thank george21of
Reviewed 11 July 2018
All seats in the house were the same so save your money!

We are a family of 4 adults that bought the category 1 tickets which were 10,900 HUF for the folk ensemble. We did have great seats in row 5 but it was a small theater and the rows are slanted so you can have a...More

Thank SPtravels2016
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Hungaria Koncert, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Dear SPtravels2016, Thank you for the feedback. On the other hand, we are really sorry that you found the show boring. Best regards, Gabriella

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Dimitrix7
13 May 2018|
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Response from kingsolomons |
Pretty sure the cruise doesn't go over the bridge. I do believe it goes under it though.
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