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“hungarian folk”(20 reviews)
“high energy”(8 reviews)
“folklore show”(7 reviews)
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The Danube Palace was built between 1883 and 1885, in a splendid Neo-Baroque style according to the plans of Vilmos Freund. At that time it was known as the casino of Lipotvaros - but not in the term of gambling, but an aristocratic club for...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Zrinyi utca 5, Budapest 1051, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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+36 1 317 2754
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Musicians and dancers were wonderful. They enjoyed their skills and "made" viewers to enjoy, as well. Thru' these dances and music everyone can feel the soul of the Hungarians. I could watch this performance for hours and my feeling was as it finished in five...More

Thank george21of
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear george21of, Thank you very much for your kind words. We are so glad to read that you enjoyed the performance, and the time felt like it was just a few minutes. That is why we are working. We hope we will see you again!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought our spur-of-the-moment tickets from one of the many kiosks in the park, so weren’t expecting too much. But we were wowed. A small group of performers comprised violins, a clarinet, a bass, and two cimbalons (similar to a xylophone) and played a variety...More

Thank MrsT107
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear MrsT107, We are so glad to read that you enjoyed this performance. Fortunately, we have a really rich culture. Thank you very much for you feedback. Kindest regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The musicians in this show are incredibly talented. The violinists are simply outstanding. The clarinet player and the other musicians are incredibly talented. The dancing is fun to watch too and the dancers are very enthusiastic, but the violinists are truly mesmerizing. My three teenage...More

Thank Elizabeth G
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Elizabeth G, It's such a pleasure to read that you and your sons are enjoyed the performance. That is our aim, to make our guest satisfied. Thank you for the feedback. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This show is an 1:45. I thought there was going to be more dancing. The dancers came out every 2nd or 3rd song. It was a great show. The musicians made the violins sing. Impressive. I only wish there was a narrative so we knew...More

Thank Dean A
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dean A, Thank you for the review. At the beginning of the show, you should got a paper with the list of the elements of the dancings. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 10 July 2018

the event we attended on 30JUN by the Danube Orchestra was very nice with great mixture of music selection, opera and gypsy music. i do highly recommend to every visitor to Budapest at reasonable price.

1  Thank Hamdi K
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Hamdi K, thank you for your kind words. Best regads, Gabriella

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

A little bit over-prices but it worths. All performers are professional and the atmosphere is extremely good. Very traditional building. Staff can handle better on ticket allocation. We booked online on the front row center with fixed seats, we arrived 5 minutes late and our...More

Thank Keith C
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear Keith C, thank you for your feedback and for your advice. We will be working on. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 6 July 2018

The Danube Folk Ensemble is a talented group of musicians, singers and dancers whose enthusiasm contributed to a rewarding evening. The theatre is comfortable with good sight lines and plenty of legroom. The theatre staff were helpful and welcoming.

Thank DandDToronto
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear DanDToronto, thank you for your kind words. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Very nice program for the evening hours. Beautiful palace, located in the heart of Budapest, surrounded by lovely coffees and restaurants. Perfect to plan your dinner before, or after the performance. Very professional show, great entertainment, superb atmosphere.

Thank romulus888
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Dear romulus888, Thank you for your kind words. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 25 June 2018

The building is huge,and we had a lovely guy showing us the theatre to see where is the best seat.The show was great too.

Thank Adrienne N
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Adrienne N, Thank you for your kind words, we are glad to read that you enjoyed our show. Kindest regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 19 June 2018

A beautiful building. Very close to the Basilica. Interesting and entertaining. Though a bit warm in the summer due to limited a/c.

1  Thank KateandDiva
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear KateandDiva, Thank you for your kind words. Best regards, Gabriella

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Response from Hamdi K | Reviewed this property |
no much difference, however cat1 and 2 are down in the hall, while 3 is 1st floor but visibility is good.
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Response from Julius M | Reviewed this property |
I think it's more suitable for adults. The performance quality is great, however.
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27 January 2017|
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Response from Julius M | Reviewed this property |
no discount if ordered online or in advance, only regular student discounts apply.
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