Best operas in Budapest

Check out the top operas in Budapest, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Hungarian State Opera
1. Hungarian State Opera
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222 local reviews
22 Andrássy út, VI. kerület
+36 1 814 7100
Point of interestEstablishment
Éva
The masterpiece venue of Miklós Ybl – one of Hungary’s greatest architects – set on the lengthy lane of András…
Peter
The Hungarian State Opera (Magyar Állami Operaház) is the masterpiece of Miklós Ybl, one of the greatest Hunga…
Andrea
The Hungarian State Opera (Magyar Állami Operaház) is the masterpiece of Miklós Ybl, one of the greatest Hunga…
1. Hungarian State Opera
1. Hungarian State Opera
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222 local reviews
22 Andrássy út, VI. kerület
+36 1 814 7100
Éva
Éva
The masterpiece venue of Miklós Ybl – one of Hungary’s greatest architects – set on the lengthy lane of Andrássy Avenue is a popular photo s…
Peter
Peter
The Hungarian State Opera (Magyar Állami Operaház) is the masterpiece of Miklós Ybl, one of the greatest Hungarian architects of all time. T…
Andrea
Andrea
The Hungarian State Opera (Magyar Állami Operaház) is the masterpiece of Miklós Ybl, one of the greatest Hungarian architects of all time. T…
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
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275 local reviews
1 Szent István tér, V. kerület
+36 1 311 0839
ChurchPlace of worshipPoint of interest
Erno & Maria
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twi…
Éva
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twi…
Kris
The church is named for Saint Stephen I, King of Hungary (c. 975–1038). This is one the most significant touri…
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
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275 local reviews
1 Szent István tér, V. kerület
+36 1 311 0839
Erno & Maria
Erno & Maria
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twin steeples, celestial stained-…
Éva
Éva
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twin steeples, celestial stained-…
Kris
Kris
The church is named for Saint Stephen I, King of Hungary (c. 975–1038). This is one the most significant tourist attractions. The dome has a…
3. Palace of Arts
3. Palace of Arts
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63 local reviews
1 Komor Marcell u., IX. kerület
+36 1 555 3000
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
LuLu
"Müpa Budapest is one of Hungary's best known cultural brands and one of its most modern cultural institution…
Annie
Palace of Arts brings together the many and varied disciplines of the arts providing a home for classical, con…
Tamás
Müpa Budapest (or the Palace of Arts) is one of Hungary's best known cultural brands and one of its most moder…
3. Palace of Arts
3. Palace of Arts
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63 local reviews
1 Komor Marcell u., IX. kerület
+36 1 555 3000
LuLu
LuLu
"Müpa Budapest is one of Hungary's best known cultural brands and one of its most modern cultural institutions. It brings together the many…
Annie
Annie
Palace of Arts brings together the many and varied disciplines of the arts providing a home for classical, contemporary, popular and world m…
Tamás
Tamás
Müpa Budapest (or the Palace of Arts) is one of Hungary's best known cultural brands and one of its most modern cultural institutions. It br…
4. Rudas Baths
4. Rudas Baths
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128 local reviews
9 Döbrentei tér, I. kerület
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+36 1 356 1010
SpaPoint of interestEstablishment
Mónika & Viktor
The oldest thermal bath in Budapest built during the Ottoman occupation. The Rudas has operating is mostly for…
Eli
The only thermal bath that has been in operation since 1520. Since then Rudas has undergone numerous redecorat…
Barnabi
The Turkish bath, was built during the 16th century in the period of the Turkish occupation. Below the 10 m di…
4. Rudas Baths
4. Rudas Baths
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128 local reviews
9 Döbrentei tér, I. kerület
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+36 1 356 1010
Mónika & Viktor
Mónika & Viktor
The oldest thermal bath in Budapest built during the Ottoman occupation. The Rudas has operating is mostly for men - women are only welcome …
Eli
Eli
The only thermal bath that has been in operation since 1520. Since then Rudas has undergone numerous redecorations and reconstructions, but …
Barnabi
Barnabi
The Turkish bath, was built during the 16th century in the period of the Turkish occupation. Below the 10 m diameter dome, sustained by 8 pi…
5. Andrássy út
5. Andrássy út
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105 local reviews
Andrássy út, VI. kerület
Route
Tamás
Strolling along the 19th century palaces, the pomp and romantic atmosphere of the past are almost tangible; no…
Szilvia And Attila
Andrássy Avenue (Hungarian: Andrássy út) is a boulevard in Budapest, Hungary, dating back to 1872. Lined with …
Máté
This wonderful boulevard takes visitors from Erzsébet Square in central Pest, out to the City Park. Due to its…
5. Andrássy út
5. Andrássy út
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105 local reviews
Andrássy út, VI. kerület
Tamás
Tamás
Strolling along the 19th century palaces, the pomp and romantic atmosphere of the past are almost tangible; no wonder that Budapest’s most b…
Szilvia And Attila
Szilvia And Attila
Andrássy Avenue (Hungarian: Andrássy út) is a boulevard in Budapest, Hungary, dating back to 1872. Lined with spectacular Neo-renaissance ma…
Máté
Máté
This wonderful boulevard takes visitors from Erzsébet Square in central Pest, out to the City Park. Due to its interesting cultural heritage…
6. Margaret Island
6. Margaret Island
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281 local reviews
Margaret Island, District XIII.
Natural featureEstablishment
Zsuzsa
As one of Budapest’s largest parks, this Danube isle of open space is a cherished oasis for generations of cit…
Alex And Zoltan
Beautiful Island on the river Duna. Ideal for romantic walks. If you a runner you have to try the special cov…
Toni
Walk, run, read, dine, listen to music, have fun...all in one place. The open air stage operates only during t…
6. Margaret Island
6. Margaret Island
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281 local reviews
Margaret Island, District XIII.
Zsuzsa
Zsuzsa
As one of Budapest’s largest parks, this Danube isle of open space is a cherished oasis for generations of city dwellers – so come join us a…
Alex And Zoltan
Alex And Zoltan
Beautiful Island on the river Duna. Ideal for romantic walks. If you a runner you have to try the special covered running course, and run a…
Toni
Toni
Walk, run, read, dine, listen to music, have fun...all in one place. The open air stage operates only during the summer months.
7. Hungarian National Gallery
7. Hungarian National Gallery
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39 local reviews
Hungarian National Gallery, 1014 Budapest
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+36 20 439 7325
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Gyula
The Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) is the largest public collection documenting and prese…
Máté
The Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) is the largest public collection documenting and prese…
Gabor
Its collections cover Hungarian art in all genres, including the works of many nineteenth- and twentieth-centu…
7. Hungarian National Gallery
7. Hungarian National Gallery
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39 local reviews
Hungarian National Gallery, 1014 Budapest
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+36 20 439 7325
Gyula
Gyula
The Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) is the largest public collection documenting and presenting the rise and development…
Máté
Máté
The Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) is the largest public collection documenting and presenting the rise and development…
Gabor
Gabor
Its collections cover Hungarian art in all genres, including the works of many nineteenth- and twentieth-century Hungarian artists who worke…
8. Café Gerbeaud
8. Café Gerbeaud
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63 local reviews
Café Gerbeaud, Budapest
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+36 1 429 9000
CafeRestaurantFood
Edina
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectio…
Erno & Maria
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectio…
Juan
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectio…
8. Café Gerbeaud
8. Café Gerbeaud
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63 local reviews
Café Gerbeaud, Budapest
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+36 1 429 9000
Edina
Edina
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectionery and coffee house in Budap…
Erno & Maria
Erno & Maria
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectionery and coffee house in Budap…
Juan
Juan
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectionery and coffee house in Budap…
9. Oktogon
9. Oktogon
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51 local reviews
Oktogon, VI. kerület
Route
Cristina And Daniel
Here you can catch trams 4 and 6 which take you all around the city. They operate 24/7.
James
It is a central point of crossroads. You can take the metro 1 line towards the Heroes Square/City park/ Szeche…
Stella
Nearest Metro 1 Station In Budapest there is a three line metro system, with all lines meeting in the city cen…
9. Oktogon
9. Oktogon
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51 local reviews
Oktogon, VI. kerület
Cristina And Daniel
Cristina And Daniel
Here you can catch trams 4 and 6 which take you all around the city. They operate 24/7.
James
James
It is a central point of crossroads. You can take the metro 1 line towards the Heroes Square/City park/ Szechenyi Bath. Opposite way to Ope…
Stella
Stella
Nearest Metro 1 Station In Budapest there is a three line metro system, with all lines meeting in the city centre at Deák Ferenc Tér. The Bu…
10. Urania Movie Theater
10. Urania Movie Theater
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12 local reviews
21 Rákóczi út, Budapest
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+36 1 486 3400
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Kornel
The Uránia National Film Theatre is unique among Hungarian cinemas as it is the only national film and cultura…
Dani&Dóri
Film and cultural center, movie, opera, theatre, ballet, exhibitions.
Nebo
Architecturally one of the most stunning buildings in Budapest, only two blocks away from your home. You can …
10. Urania Movie Theater
10. Urania Movie Theater
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12 local reviews
21 Rákóczi út, Budapest
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+36 1 486 3400
Kornel
Kornel
The Uránia National Film Theatre is unique among Hungarian cinemas as it is the only national film and cultural centre operating as an insti…
Dani&Dóri
Dani&Dóri
Film and cultural center, movie, opera, theatre, ballet, exhibitions.
Nebo
Nebo
Architecturally one of the most stunning buildings in Budapest, only two blocks away from your home. You can see a movie or just have a cof…
11. Gellért-hegy
11. Gellért-hegy
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88 local reviews
Gellért-hegy, XI. kerület
NeighborhoodPolitical
Juan
Gellért Hill, a gemstone of Budapest, rises above the skyline of Buda with its 235 metres. Nestled between the…
Krisztina
Gemstone rising above the skyline of Buda with its 235 metres. Nestled between the Elizabeth Bridge and the Li…
Ada
A pleasant stroll uphill, across the Danube from the flat, and you can enjoy great views of Budapest along the…
11. Gellért-hegy
11. Gellért-hegy
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88 local reviews
Gellért-hegy, XI. kerület
Juan
Juan
Gellért Hill, a gemstone of Budapest, rises above the skyline of Buda with its 235 metres. Nestled between the Elizabeth Bridge and the Libe…
Krisztina
Krisztina
Gemstone rising above the skyline of Buda with its 235 metres. Nestled between the Elizabeth Bridge and the Liberty Bridge, part of the Worl…
Ada
Ada
A pleasant stroll uphill, across the Danube from the flat, and you can enjoy great views of Budapest along the way to the top of the hill.
12. Morrison's Music Pub
12. Morrison's Music Pub
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9 local reviews
25 Révay u., Budapest
+36 1 269 4060
Night clubBarPoint of interest
Beatrix & David
Our club, located in the heart of Budapest next to the Opera House, opened in 1993. It is easy to reach from D…
Rob
A pub right next to the Opera house,the time for karaoke.
Beatrix & David
Our club, located in the heart of Budapest next to the Opera House, opened in 1993. It is easy to reach from D…
12. Morrison's Music Pub
12. Morrison's Music Pub
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9 local reviews
25 Révay u., Budapest
+36 1 269 4060
Beatrix & David
Beatrix & David
Our club, located in the heart of Budapest next to the Opera House, opened in 1993. It is easy to reach from Deák Ferenc square or from Octo…
Rob
Rob
A pub right next to the Opera house,the time for karaoke.
Beatrix & David
Beatrix & David
Our club, located in the heart of Budapest next to the Opera House, opened in 1993. It is easy to reach from Deák Ferenc square or from Octo…