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Danube Palace

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“hungarian folk”(24 reviews)
“folklore show”(10 reviews)
“high energy”(9 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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All reviews hungarian folk folklore show high energy folk dance amazing performance gypsy music balcony seats clarinet player lead violinist during intermission front row lovely theatre minute break neo baroque booked tickets st stephens beautiful building
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a folklore show on Saturday night, the theater is very easy to find and located in a very central area. The design of the theater is very old which is what makes it so special and beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank etimor365
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Not everyone’s cup of tea (the couple next to us left at intermission) but we enjoyed the energy of the show. Held in a lovely theatre which was only half full the night we went, which was great. The second half we found was better...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DaisyJ1111
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I was delighted by this evening of entertainment: by the opportunity to experience Hungarian culture, by the delightful, upbeat performance of the dancers, and by the astonishing skill of the musicians. Each musician was top-notch amazing, and together they were incredible. Their performance was not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CWShop
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We went to see the Hungarian Folk Ensemble & Orchestra. We loved it! The music and dancing was wonderful but what really took it to another level was how much the dancers and musicians were enjoying themselves and this was so contagious. An added bonus...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kaapie85
GabriellaHK, online sales representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Dear Kaapie85, Thank you for your kind words. We are really happy to read that you are satisfied. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I came to see the dance, row 5 seats, and was most impressed by the musicians. 8 violins and a fiddle And clarinet. Really good. The dancers were a good team and effort, maybe not my style. No photos allowed, but it still happened. Very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarshallGulch
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear MarshallGulch, Thank you very much for the feedback. It's a pleasure to read that you had a great time here. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 15 September 2018

I am a travel agent that brought a group of people to the Danube Palace for the Hungarian Folk Ensemble and Orchestra. We all absolutely loved it. There was a ma selling DVD's during intermission and after the show. I asked him if it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shernbil
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We went there for Hungarian traditional folklore show; those dancers needed to go to a 4 years folk dance university before they can perform. We like the musicians even more. Violinists are top rated, award winners and played Hungarian classical music, gypsy music and jazz....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bigboy61455
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear bigboy61455, Thank you for your lovely words. It means a lot to us that you shared your view. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Very talented orchestra and dancers. Very high energy. Small but nice theatre. All seats are good. Definitely worth seeing. Exceeded our expectations.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank russellb55
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Russell B, Thank you for your kind words. Kindest regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Very well preformed. Give you a taste of the folk. If you are there, go, as it well worth for your money

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank D7941
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear D7941, Thank you for the recommendation. Glad to read that you had a great time. Best regards, Gabriella

Reviewed 7 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank george21of
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Danube Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

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

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RIDI0406
13 August 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth G | Reviewed this property |
Viewing is good from all seats. Doesn’t really make that much of a difference.
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Andrea C
1 March 2017|
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Response from 325juliusm | Reviewed this property |
I think it's more suitable for adults. The performance quality is great, however.
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Extraordinary562350
27 January 2017|
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Response from 325juliusm | Reviewed this property |
no discount if ordered online or in advance, only regular student discounts apply.
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