Best performances in Budapest

Check out the top performances in Budapest, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Hungarian State Opera
1. Hungarian State Opera
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526 local reviews
22 Andrássy út, VI. kerület
+36 1 814 7100
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Éva
The masterpiece venue of Miklós Ybl – one of Hungary’s greatest architects – set on the lengthy lane of…
LuLu
"The decision to build the Opera House was made in 1873. Following a public tender, the jury selected the…
Zsuzsa & Ben
The Opera House ticket office is in the main entrance hall. The performances are top notch and reasonably…
1. Hungarian State Opera
1. Hungarian State Opera
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526 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…
LuLu
LuLu
"The decision to build the Opera House was made in 1873. Following a public tender, the jury selected the design submitted by famed…
Zsuzsa & Ben
Zsuzsa & Ben
The Opera House ticket office is in the main entrance hall. The performances are top notch and reasonably priced too. Even if you're not an…
2. Akvárium Klub
2. Akvárium Klub
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166 local reviews
12 Erzsébet tér, V. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 30 860 3368
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Ildikó & Bálint
Akvárium Klub, the surrounding Erzsébet Square, and the adjacent Deák Square together constitute the largest…
Nóra
Akvárium Klub, the surrounding Erzsébet Square, and the adjacent Deák Square together constitute the largest…
Peter
Akvárium Klub, the surrounding Erzsébet Square, and the adjacent Deák Square together constitute the largest…
2. Akvárium Klub
2. Akvárium Klub
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166 local reviews
12 Erzsébet tér, V. kerület
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+36 30 860 3368
Ildikó & Bálint
Ildikó & Bálint
Akvárium Klub, the surrounding Erzsébet Square, and the adjacent Deák Square together constitute the largest and perhaps best-known meeting…
Nóra
Nóra
Akvárium Klub, the surrounding Erzsébet Square, and the adjacent Deák Square together constitute the largest and perhaps best-known meeting…
Peter
Peter
Akvárium Klub, the surrounding Erzsébet Square, and the adjacent Deák Square together constitute the largest and perhaps best-known meeting…
3. Opera
3. Opera
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178 local reviews
Opera, District VI.
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Miguel Angel
The masterpiece venue of Miklós Ybl – one of Hungary’s greatest architects – set on the lengthy lane of…
Hajnalka
"Being in Budapest is very important a visit to the Beautiful Magyar Nemzeti Opera Hàz, constructed by the…
Dorka
In my opinion a cultural activity like a theatre performance is able to elevate the whole vacation into the…
3. Opera
3. Opera
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178 local reviews
Opera, District VI.
Miguel Angel
Miguel Angel
The masterpiece venue of Miklós Ybl – one of Hungary’s greatest architects – set on the lengthy lane of Andrássy Avenue is a popular photo…
Hajnalka
Hajnalka
"Being in Budapest is very important a visit to the Beautiful Magyar Nemzeti Opera Hàz, constructed by the Architect Ybl for order of the…
Dorka
Dorka
In my opinion a cultural activity like a theatre performance is able to elevate the whole vacation into the next level. Not just the…
4. Millenáris park
4. Millenáris park
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72 local reviews
Millenáris park, II. kerület
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Krisztina
Millenáris, next to the Mammut Mall, is a park and a venue for exhibitions, plays, concerts and performances…
Geri And Kristof
"Millenáris park, a former industrial site in Buda, is a modern cultural complex with exhibition halls, a…
Gábor
Millenáris, found next to the Mammut Mall, is a park and a venue for exhibitions, plays, concerts and…
4. Millenáris park
4. Millenáris park
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72 local reviews
Millenáris park, II. kerület
Krisztina
Krisztina
Millenáris, next to the Mammut Mall, is a park and a venue for exhibitions, plays, concerts and performances. The location is actually the…
Geri And Kristof
Geri And Kristof
"Millenáris park, a former industrial site in Buda, is a modern cultural complex with exhibition halls, a large park with a pond and awesome…
Gábor
Gábor
Millenáris, found next to the Mammut Mall, is a park and a venue for exhibitions, plays, concerts and performances. The location is actually…
5. Palace of Arts
5. Palace of Arts
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128 local reviews
1 Komor Marcell u., IX. kerület
+36 1 555 3000
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Gabriella
The two concert halls at this palatial arts centre by the Danube are the 1700-seat Béla Bartók National…
Robert
Music Hall with first class performances of classical music. Museum of Modern hungarian and international…
Andrea
This has a very good concert hall so if you like classical music or jazz you should try this. And there are…
5. Palace of Arts
5. Palace of Arts
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128 local reviews
1 Komor Marcell u., IX. kerület
+36 1 555 3000
Gabriella
Gabriella
The two concert halls at this palatial arts centre by the Danube are the 1700-seat Béla Bartók National Concert Hall ) and the smaller…
Robert
Robert
Music Hall with first class performances of classical music. Museum of Modern hungarian and international Arts. Place of the Ludwig…
Andrea
Andrea
This has a very good concert hall so if you like classical music or jazz you should try this. And there are modern circus performances as…
6. Trafó Kortárs Művészetek Háza
6. Trafó Kortárs Művészetek Háza
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42 local reviews
41 Liliom u., IX. kerület
+36 1 215 1600
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Szabolcs
If you have the chance and maybe a ticket visit a contemporary dance performance here. It is nothing…
Helga's
Contemporary art venue and theater. Occasionally English theater, dance performances and live music, so don't…
Dóri
Best performances in Budapest, always pretty cool repertoire, and not at last almost always subtitled in…
6. Trafó Kortárs Művészetek Háza
6. Trafó Kortárs Művészetek Háza
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42 local reviews
41 Liliom u., IX. kerület
+36 1 215 1600
Szabolcs
Szabolcs
If you have the chance and maybe a ticket visit a contemporary dance performance here. It is nothing touristic, nothing posh, old school…
Helga's
Helga's
Contemporary art venue and theater. Occasionally English theater, dance performances and live music, so don't be afraid if you don't speak…
Dóri
Dóri
Best performances in Budapest, always pretty cool repertoire, and not at last almost always subtitled in English, but always check!
7. Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
7. Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
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341 local reviews
6-12 Állatkerti krt., XIV. kerület
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+36 1 273 4901
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Peter
Europe's oldest continually operating big top welcomes children and the young at heart to enjoy classic circus…
Gyula
The Budapest Circus is the only circus in Central Europe, which is made out of stone. It has a capacity of…
Kitti
The Circus is not only for humorous and spectacular productions,but thanks to the great accoustic here you can…
7. Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
7. Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
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341 local reviews
6-12 Állatkerti krt., XIV. kerület
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+36 1 273 4901
Peter
Peter
Europe's oldest continually operating big top welcomes children and the young at heart to enjoy classic circus performances of world-class…
Gyula
Gyula
The Budapest Circus is the only circus in Central Europe, which is made out of stone. It has a capacity of 1850 people. Because of its…
Kitti
Kitti
The Circus is not only for humorous and spectacular productions,but thanks to the great accoustic here you can enjoy high-quality classical&…
8. Ötkert Club
8. Ötkert Club
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232 local reviews
4/A Zrínyi u., V. kerület
Closed · Opens Thursday 11:00 PM
+36 70 333 2096
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Balázs
Have fun in one of my favorite place! Live performances of internationally known star DJ's and concerts of the…
Xeni
A unique place that adds to your gastronomic experiences. You may enjoy live music, the performances of…
8. Ötkert Club
8. Ötkert Club
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232 local reviews
4/A Zrínyi u., V. kerület
Closed · Opens Thursday 11:00 PM
+36 70 333 2096
Balázs
Balázs
Have fun in one of my favorite place! Live performances of internationally known star DJ's and concerts of the best Hungarian bands, Live…
Xeni
Xeni
A unique place that adds to your gastronomic experiences. You may enjoy live music, the performances of internationally known DJs, or…
9. Duna Palota
9. Duna Palota
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3 local reviews
5 Zrínyi St, Bp
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(1) 235 5500
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Gyöngyi
Built in trademark Neo-Baroque style for the celebration of Hungary’s millennial foundation in 1885, along…
Kris
Folk dance performances and other cultural events.
9. Duna Palota
9. Duna Palota
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3 local reviews
5 Zrínyi St, Bp
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(1) 235 5500
Gyöngyi
Gyöngyi
Built in trademark Neo-Baroque style for the celebration of Hungary’s millennial foundation in 1885, along with other major, historically…
Kris
Kris
Folk dance performances and other cultural events.
10. Vígszínház
10. Vígszínház
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27 local reviews
14 Szent István krt., XIII. kerület
+36 1 329 2340
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Eszter
Vígszínház theater is located 5 minutes walking distance. Great performances, highly recommended!
Susanna
Beautiful theatre with outstanding performances in the heart of the city.
10. Vígszínház
10. Vígszínház
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27 local reviews
14 Szent István krt., XIII. kerület
+36 1 329 2340
Eszter
Eszter
Vígszínház theater is located 5 minutes walking distance. Great performances, highly recommended!
Susanna
Susanna
Beautiful theatre with outstanding performances in the heart of the city.
11. MÜSZI [Művelődési Szint]
11. MÜSZI [Művelődési Szint]
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12 local reviews
1 Blaha Lujza tér, VIII. kerület
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Tom
Art Centre & Community Space 2800 m2, 20 studios, 2 multifunctional performance and exhibition spaces, 1…
Loci
One of the hippest up-and-coming places of Budapest with a variety of alternative arts, music, cultural…
11. MÜSZI [Művelődési Szint]
11. MÜSZI [Művelődési Szint]
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12 local reviews
1 Blaha Lujza tér, VIII. kerület
Tom
Tom
Art Centre & Community Space 2800 m2, 20 studios, 2 multifunctional performance and exhibition spaces, 1 workshop room, café & bar,…
Loci
Loci
One of the hippest up-and-coming places of Budapest with a variety of alternative arts, music, cultural programs and performances.
12. St. Stephen's Basilica
12. St. Stephen's Basilica
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608 local reviews
1 Szent István tér, V. kerület
+36 1 311 0839
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László
Saint Stephen's Basilica (V. Szent István tér): Budapest's largest church was built in Classical style between…
Jam&Aron
The church is the largest monument after the Hungarian parliament building The Basilica regularly hosts…
12. St. Stephen's Basilica
12. St. Stephen's Basilica
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608 local reviews
1 Szent István tér, V. kerület
+36 1 311 0839
László
László
Saint Stephen's Basilica (V. Szent István tér): Budapest's largest church was built in Classical style between 1851 and 1905. Inside is the…
Jam&Aron
Jam&Aron
The church is the largest monument after the Hungarian parliament building The Basilica regularly hosts classical concerts including a…