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Palace of Arts (Muveszetek Palotaja)

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Address: Komor Marcell utca 1., Budapest 1095, Hungary
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+36 1 555 3300
10:00 - 18:00
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Superb acoustics and organ in the main hall

The acoustics of the main hall is just fantastic. Every single tiny note of the massive organ could be felt just as it plays around you, should it be loud or quietly played... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Eger, Hungary
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Eger, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The acoustics of the main hall is just fantastic. Every single tiny note of the massive organ could be felt just as it plays around you, should it be loud or quietly played. Absolutely recommended for organ enthusiasts!

Thank Szacsuri
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fab concert hall and very convenient as you can drive down to a garage and no need to wait for trams in the freezing fog. It was -7.5 last nigth and we were pleased that we did not have to go out in it. From our under garage to another we made the journey easy. If car is not available,... More 

Thank EvaM221150
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I bought the ticket online. The category of the ticket was the only available. The price was second the most expensive i.e. second category of five price category. The first shock was narrowness of the seat. Unlike rest of the auditorium, seats in these three (second most expensive) rows were in the form of bench numerated for skinny or small... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I can't comment on the National Theatre building, I have never been in it. The National Concert Hall is one of my favourite venues in Bpest. Very good acoustics, smart and clean lines to the building, comfortable seats. I find its classical music programmes drab and unimaginative therefore disappointing, overall, but have had some wonderful experiences there nevertheless. I like... More 

Thank Csengery
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Nice walking and some great art in a beautiful palace and beautiful grounds. Plan to spend several hours and enjoy it all. For a break there is a cafe located on the grounds.

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Hawi, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent in every way. Plan a day of walking and enjoying the grounds with refreshments at the cafe. Some great modern Hungarian artists.

Thank Richard B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Saw the incredible Recircquel Show at Festival Szinhaz MUPA, a stunningly designed modern building with clean lines and great acoustics. At night the exterior lighting changes colour! It is a little out of town but worth the trip. The Recirquel Contemporary Circus Company: Paris de Nuit was performed by superb musicians and well-seasoned professional acrobats that conveyed a playful mix... More 

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We had one of the most memorable experiences at this concert hall. We were able to get last minute seats behind the orchestra, which was an outstanding and memorable experience. The music itself was outstanding and the duration was just right. This is a hidden gem that if you are traveling to Budapest, you MUST visit if you love music.... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

One of the best concert hall in Europe. Not only the excellent accustics, but the programm what they offer. We are Platinum member and we have fantastic concert during the whole season. Not by chance a lot of visitor come by bus from Vienna, and Bratislava!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

The only problem with MUPA is the location and the neighboring awful mindless building of the Hungarian National Theater. While actually this crazy building accentuates the simple clean forms of MUPA. To be on the riverfront of the Danube river should have to be a perfect place if only it would be a bit closer to the city center. The... More 

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