Budapest Opera House Or State Opera HouseCurrently Closed
- Address: 1061 Budapest, Andrássy Way 22, Hungary
- Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: 36-18147100
- Ticket Price: 2900 HUF
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Architecture , Opera House
The Budapest Opera house is the Largest Opera House in Hungary. The auditorium can seat 1200 people. The stunning interiors of the Opera house are sure to amaze and enthrall just about anyone. This beautiful building has seen performances from several illustrious names from the opera tradition including composers and singers. It is also a ballet performance centre of repute.
This opera house is well known for its excellent acoustics so if you love music and the opera, do try to watch an actual performance here. The Opera Season usually lasts from September to the end of June during which time you may be able to see a variety of shows. The tickets to high profile performances are, of course, quite expensive.
- If there is an opera even at the place the place, the closing time might be earlier. It is better to cross check before you enter.
- The given ticket price is for guided tours.
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22.46% of people who visit Budapest include Budapest Opera House Or State Opera House in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
48.15% of people start their Budapest Opera House Or State Opera House visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Budapest Opera House Or State Opera House
66.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Budapest Opera House Or State Opera House
The Opera is partly closed and being repaired, you can only visit part of it, but it's beautiful. We also enjoyed a mini-concert of 2 arias and 2 duets by excellent opera singers, that the opera offers to compensate for the closing of part of the building. 100%worthy!!
Having been to the opera on a previous visit and had a fantastic time, I booked what I thought was box for a special occasion with my parents. We noticed the opera was unfortunately covered over for reservations when we arrived but as all the posters said "the Opera is open" we assumed it was still open. We arrived for the performance to find everywhere locked and on checking a smaller poster found out it had moved to another theatre. This was not obvious on our tickets and we had to pay for a taxi to get us there in time for the performance. We were slightly last and were rushed in (apart from trying to charge us for the cloakroom we didn't need). The seats we were put in were certainly not the box I thought I had booked and we were rudely asked to move halfway through to so seats not even facing the stage as the assistant had got it wrong. The venue was nothing like the splendor of the opera, just a theatre and we couldn't even get a drink as the queue was too long and the staff too slow. The performance was amazing and we did enjoy the show but it was ruined by the atmosphere and certainly not what we expected when we booked. It did mention a theatre on the tickets bit this was not made clear enough for visors and we should have been informed when booking tickets.
Undergoing renovations at present (Sept/Oct) The front of the building is covered and the main auditorium is closed. Tours still happening with free mini concert. Staff are making tourists aware. Would be a good place to visit normally.
Beautiful building. Although the auditorium is closed because of the remodel, the inability was more than compensated for with the live performance by two sopranos on the grand staircase. Heck, keep the auditorium closed if this is the alternative!
Absolutely gorgeous, even though the main room is closed for renovation. The visit ticket include a 10 min show from the singers