Budapest Tourist Info - Budapest Sights - Hungarian State Opera House

Budapest Tourist Info - Budapest Sights

Sights of Budapest

Buda side - Gellert-hill, Buda castle: Royal Palace, Castle district, The Holy Trinity Square, Fishermen's Bastion, Matthias Church, Maria Magdalene Tower, Cave System

Between Buda and Pest - The most beautiful bridges of Budapest, Margitsziget (Margaret island)

Pest side- Downtown, St. Stephen Basilica, Parliament House, Large Market Hall, Synagogue, Hungarian National Museum, Hungarian State Opera House, Pest Broadway, Academy of Music, Heroes' Square, Municipal Zoological and Botanical Garden, Amusement Park, Castle of Vajdahunyad, Western Railway Station

Hungarian State Opera House

Budapest is proud of the most beautiful opera house of the world, in which the opening performance took place in1884 after 9 years of construction. The stairs and the audience area off the Opera House are decorated with frescoes of the most important Hungarian painters at that time. The first director of the Opera was Ferenc Erkel, who was followed by the famous Gustav Mahler, and also Puccini introduced two of his operas in the building. The most famous conductors of the world, like Otto Klemperer, Sergio Failoni and Lamberto Gardelli conducted in the building. Not only for opera-lovers are the building recommended for a visit.

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