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Budapest Operetta Theatre

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Neighbourhood: Terézváros
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Address: Nagymezo utca 17, Budapest 1065, Hungary
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+36 1 312 4866

This theater maintains the traditions of the great Viennese operettas since...

This theater maintains the traditions of the great Viennese operettas since 1898.

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Best theatre in Hungary

I have been here many times in the past and always looking forward to go back, but unfortunatelly sometimes very difficult to get tickets due to its popularity which is... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Arnold W
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

I have been here many times in the past and always looking forward to go back, but unfortunatelly sometimes very difficult to get tickets due to its popularity which is understandable as everything is so professional here and not to mention but it is also a very beautiful building.

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West Hollywood, California
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

I've been wanting to see a performance at this theater for a long time, and thoroughly enjoyed myself at a recent (November 2016) production of the beloved operetta "Countess Maritza." The show itself was wonderful, with beautiful singing, sets and costumes, and theater is a real jewel. And the show even had English supertitles. Red velvet and gold decoration everywhere.... More 

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Budapest Operetta Theater is a beautiful place to spend a winter evening and enjoy something specifically Hungarian.

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had tickets to Lady Budapest which is a musical dealing it what happened in Hungary 1956. The play was impressive and singers were good. It was suprise thet there was even a horse in the stage. There were texts in english and i you do not understand hungary take a seat in the first floor because texts are quite... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We went to see Gone with the Wind the musical which whilst the dialogue and songs were in Hungarian there was a running synopsis in English shown at the top of the stage. The music was provided by a full orchestra whilst the cast (over 50 members) were excellent with beautiful costumes with a live horse and pony! The performance... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Such a wonderful cite to visit in Budapest where you can enjoy a tour in English. The staff there are professional and make their best to make you enjoy the tour.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We took the guided tour in English, our guide was really good and told us interesting things about the building. The building itself is impressive. At the end, we had a short and intimate opera concert that we paid a few euros at the beginning. In case you'd want to take pictures, you have to pay extra for it.

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We just visited the foyer and cloak room but already you can sense the history of the place with the beautiful tiled floor, wooden panels and painted ceilings, would love to see a show here, I can imagine an amazing atmosphere on opera nights. They also have theatre shows here

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Excellent Night to see the musical Marie Antoinette superb cast great songs had the VIP package refreshments and champagne at the interval included Great private front row box, great venue

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

If you are from Germany, Austria or France, you definitely want to visit the home of the world famous Hungarian operetta. Be prepared that very few performance is so good as it should be in Budapest. Unfortunately in the last years the niveau went down.

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