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Category: Culture and Museums

Budapest Arena – Papp László Budapest Sportaréna

Adress: H-1143 Budapest, Stefánia út 2. History Following an unfortunate tragedy in December 1999 the Budapest Sportarena burnt to the ground. The catastrophe shook public opinion to the roots. The Sport Arena was the only building capable of holding several thousand people for both sports and cultural events. So both the Hungarian public and Hungarian politicians determined to build a new sports complex as soon as possible. After this the French building company, Bouygues, the world’s largest construction company in 2002, won the opportunity to construct the new facility. The unique Budapest Sportarena was designed by Hungarian architects (KÖZTI) in...

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The Hungarian National Gallery

Buda Palace Buildings A, B, C, D H-1014 Budapest, Szent György tér 2. +36 20 4397 325 The Hungarian National Gallery is the largest public collection documenting and presenting the rise and development of the fine arts in Hungary. It has operated as an independent institution since 1957. The HNG moved to its present location, the former Royal Palace of Buda, in 1975. OPENING HOURS Tuesday-Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm Ticket desk: until 5 pm Exhibition halls closing: from 5.30 pm Closed on Mondays CHANGED OPENING HOURS Pentecost opening hours Friday-Monday, 13-16 May – OPEN Tuesday,...

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House of Terror Museum

1062 Budapest, Andrássy út 60. +36 (1) 374 26 00 Having survived two terror regimes, it was felt that the time had come for Hungary to erect a fitting memorial to the victims, and at the same time to present a picture of what life was like for Hungarians in those times. In December 2000 ˝The Public Foundation for the Research of Central and East European History and Society˝ purchased the building with the aim of establishing a museum in order to present these two bloody periods of Hungarian history. Dr. Mária Schmidt is the Director-General of...

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Hungarian National Museum

1088 Budapest, Múzeum krt. 14–16. (+36 1) 338-2122; (+36 1) 317-7806; (+36 1) 327-7773 Tickets Prices of tickets to the permanent exhibitions of the Hungarian National Museum:  Tickets for Admission All prices in Hungarian forints (HUF) Adult, full-price ticket 1600 Concessionary ticket* 800 Adult, member of a group 1200 Student / pensioner, member of a group 500 Supplementary ticket, adult 1100 Supplementary ticket, student / pensioner 400 Concert ticket 1500 Photography permit 500 OPENING HOURS Monday Closed Tuesday 10:00–18:00 Wednesday 10:00–18:00 Thursday 10:00–18:00 Friday 10:00–18:00 Saturday 10:00–18:00 Sunday 10:00–18:00 Opening Hours on Public Holidays (1 January 2015...

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