Name: Hungarian State Opera
Type: Sights / secular public building
Settlement: Budapest
Address: 1061 Budapest, Andrássy út 22.


The Hungarian State Opera (Hungarian: Magyar Állami Operaház) is a neo-Renaissance opera house located in central Budapest, at Andrássy út 22. It was designed by Miklós Ybl, a major architect of 19th century Hungarian architecture, at the comission of Archduke Franz Joseph. Completed in 1884, its first Music Director was Ferenc Érkel, composer of the Hungarian National Anthem, (whose statue can be see to the left of the main entrance.) The Opera House seats 1261 people and has world-class acoustics.

Detailed information

Opening period:January 1. - December 31.
Opening hours:Ticket offices:<br> Monday - Saturday:10.00 a.m - 8.00 pm on the days of performance until the end of the first intervall
Open to visitors:The tours may be deleted due to rehearsals or special events organised in the Opera House, please call us before the tour for confirmation or check our website <strong><a href=""></a></strong>.
Door money:Adults HUF 2900/ € 11,5/ person<br> Students (with International Student Card,ISIC) HUF 1900/ € 7,5/ person
Professional guidance:Guided tours in the Budapest Opera House daily at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. in English, German, Spanish, Italian and French languages. These tours are especially for individual tourists. For groups above 10 persons we offer tours with prior reservation throughout the day, usually between 9 am and 5 pm in accordance with rehearsals and performances in the Opera House. Reservation and information number is +36-1-332-8197 or contact our e-mail: <strong><a href=""></a></strong>.
Payment:Credit card, Inbound Budapest Card, Budapest Card, Cash only
Architectural style:Neo-Renaissance


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