Explore a new face of Hungary’s culture along with its most important building on a program that will sure to make a fond memory of your travels in Budapest!
The Hungarian Parliament is the third largest parliament building of the world and one of the most recognised landmarks of Hungary. Built in 1904 by Imre Steindl in a peculiar Eclectic style mixed with Neo-Gothic details it is currently the largest building of the country. Tours are available throughout the day from 10am and you may select any tour from the options just make sure to be able to make it to the Folklore Show on time!
A guide will take you around the gigantic halls of the House of Parliament while sharing the secrets of its past. You will even have a chance to explore the hall of the National Assembly and to lay your eyes on the holiest relics of Hungarian history, the Holy Crown and the crowning jewels.
Following your trip at the big house, experience the cultural heritage of Hungary in the evening on the most popular folklore dance and music show of Budapest.
Hungarian culture is built upon a rich folk heritage dating back centuries to the rural, isolated villages of the country. Get a taste from the original flavours of this cultural dish in the form of the original Hungarian Folklore Show. Explore the origins of Hungary in all of its authenticity with three of the country’s best folk dance and music performers.
Organised in the golden theatre hall of the historically significant Danube Palace in the city centre, the 90 minute show is headlined by the world famous Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the Rajkó Folk Ensemble and Orchestra and the Danube Folk Ensemble. With their talented dancers accompanied by several highly skilled musicians, the ancient culture of Hungary will unfold right in front of you.
Adorn your trip in Budapest with an unforgettable program to encompass the true treasures of this country!
As a complimentary bonus to your ticket, you will receive free passes to two additional historic Danube ships as well with their own stunning exhibitions inside. Board a 100-year old steamboat, the Kossuth Museum ship (Budapest, Vigadó dock 2, 1052) and the Gróf Széchenyi Museum Ship (built 1939) (Id. Antall József rkp. 18, Budapest, 1052 ).
Tour time for Parliament tours:
Hungarian: 10:45, 14:00
English: 10:00, 12:00, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30
French: 11:00, 14:00
German: 10:00, 13:30, 14:30
Russian: 12:30, 15:30
Italian: 10:30, 13:45, 14:45, 15:45
Spanish: 10:30, 13:45, 14:45, 16:00
Meeting point and time for folklore show: Danube Palace (H-1051 Budapest, Zrínyi Street 5) 19:40.