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Urania Filmszinhaz - the National Film Theatre

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Great cappuccino at a great price with a great view of the street

Had a guide recommend for a coffee. In a beautiful theater, reasonably price cappuccino, nice... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
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A wonderful experience

I went to see the recording of Uncle Vanya in Moscow so it was in Russian with English and... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Had a guide recommend for a coffee. In a beautiful theater, reasonably price cappuccino, nice view of the street And had the place,yourself. A real hidden gem

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rewqasdcx
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I went to see the recording of Uncle Vanya in Moscow so it was in Russian with English and Hungarian subtitles. It was so good, but obviously there is no point me reviewing something that might not be on again so I will tell you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I have grown up in Budapest, so I know quite a lot about the city, its buildings and cinemas. Urania was built in the 1890s, and it is one of the most beautiful interiors in the city. It is not the cinema with the biggest...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Hajni B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

OK, I haven't been to a premiere at Canne, so if you've been to one of those, maybe this isn't the most spectacular cinema you'll have visited. Otherwise, I feel pretty confident. This feels more like one of Europe's great opera houses than a cinema....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank d3outguncom
Reviewed 17 December 2017

as everything in Budapest, fancy place with terrible service. people eat crisps in the movie room! they buy it from the bar an excellent location for a bar, but only trash food and overpriced. don't bother looking at the menu, they have it but then...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank lourencompt
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I came here for a conference and loved everything about it. The decor was fantastic. The chairs were comfortable. The catering and food was spot on.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank eleybourn
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We felt in love with this cinema several years ago, and if we drive to Budapest for a movie, no question where to come. Beautiful environment, including a caffeteria on the 1st floor. Quality of movie (picture, sound) also good. Highly recommended to visit this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Sandor F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I was lucky enough to see Hungary's Oscar-winning 'Son of Saul' at Urania Filmszinhaz. The film was good but the cinema itself was even more gorgeous; go well before your film starts so that you have time to admire the architecture (and take pictures, I've...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Christiaan_Boonzaier
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Please go here! We just walked in and took a seat in the big moviehall; it is beautifull! Outstanding details, architecture and colours. At the time we were here there was a movie shot; so it was really a sort of unexpected thing during our...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Joost N
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Beautiful interior, gorgeous cinema hall. Screens the latest movies but also some independent and foreign films. Have a seat at the also beautiful cafe upstairs while waiting for the theatre to start.

Date of experience: March 2017
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