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Wine Catacomb Restaurant

The Wine Catacomb Restaurant offers guests a traditional Hungarian evening in a wine cellar.

Located in Budafok, citadel of the Hungarian wine culture with its unique wine cellar system, which was awarded the honourable title of “The town of grape and wine”.

Wine Catacomb Restaurant

Wine Catacomb Restaurant

The restaurant is established in a former wine cellar of the Budafok cellar system, and is more than just a restaurant where you can enjoy delightful and famous Hungarian dishes, but it also hosts special folklore programs.

Folk dance ensembles and a 5-member folk group deliver performances specially choreographed for this place, in the very centre of the restaurant called Theatre Hall.

The folklore program consists of three parts, the first two parts presenting Hungarian dances, while the third mainly gypsy dance and music.

Folk Show in the Wine Catacomb Restaurant

Folk Show in the Wine Catacomb Restaurant

The folk show starts at 20.30 pm every day.

Address: 64 Nagytetenyi street, District 22,  H-1222

Szeker Csarda Budapest

Szeker Csarda in Budapest is a perfect choice should you wish to get a taste of the Hungarian traditional gastronomy and folk culture at the same time.

Szeker Csarda Budapest

Szeker Csarda Budapest

Situated on the Obuda Hajogyar island only a 5 minutes walk from the north dock of the island, meaning it is easily approachable by boat as well, Szeker Csarda welcomes guests from all over the world with palinka (Hungary’s well-known brandy), home made salt-cake (pogacsa) and traditional folk shows.

With its groundspace of 840 squaremeters, air-conditioned hall, a built-in stage, amplification and a cloakroom, the Csarda gives a very cosy feeling by the application of wood, cane, brick an with the everyday tools of the rural life.

Szeker Csarda Budapest

Szeker Csarda Budapest

The interior of th place reminds guests to a big country barn with long wood tables and a big stage in the front.

Szeker Csarda hosts folk shows, where the braver guests can also take part in the program with the help of our dancers elevating the real experience and creating a lifelong memory.

 

 

Address: Budapest, Obudai Hajogyar-sziget 23796/32 hrsz., 1037 Hungary
Phone: +36 1 436 7440

Folk Show in Szeker Csarda Budapest

Folk Show in Szeker Csarda Budapest

Museum of Ethnography in Budapest

Housed in an astonishing and grandiose Neo-Renaissance palace in Kossuth Square (meaning superb and easy to reach location) right across the Hungarian Parliament, the Museum of Ethnography has a collection of around quarter of a million objects on Hungarian folk traditions.

Staircase of Museum of Ethnography in Budapest

Staircase of Museum of Ethnography in Budapest

Being one of the earliest ethnographic museums in Europe, the Museum of Ethnography has been collecting, researching, archiving traditional and modern cultural artefacts of Hungarian and European communities since 1872.

Originally established as part of the Hungarian National Museum by the Austro-Hungarian professor and member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Alajos Hauszmann, the museum became an independent institution in 1947.

The staircase and the richly decorated walls of the museum along with the ceiling art alone are well worth the visit.

Museum of Ethnography in Budapest

Museum of Ethnography in Budapest

 

Permanent exhibitions, such as, “The Traditional Culture of the Hungarian People”, features about 3,000 items from different eras, clothes, bridal dresses, handicrafts, every day items, folk music recordings etc.

With foreign-language audio tour guides are available, the Museum of Ethnography is a must see experience for those who would like to learn about the rich culture of Hungary.

 

Opening Hours in the Museum of Ethnography:

Head shepherd from the 19th century, Muesum of Ethnography by Kotomi

Head shepherd from the 19th century, Muesum of Ethnography by Kotomi

Tuesday: 10am-6pm
Wednesday: 10am-6pm
Thursday: 10am-6pm
Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 10am-6pm

Prices of Entrance Tickets in the Museum of Ethnography:

Adult: HUF 1,000
Child & senior: HUF 500
Free for children under 6 and pensioners above 70

Free admission on national holidays:

15 March, 20 Aug, 23 Oct

Free admission on:

Inner room, Museum of Ethnography by Kotomi

Inner room, Museum of Ethnography by Kotomi

Day of the Hungarian Culture (22 January)
Day of the Museum of Ethnography (5 March)
Day of Museums (18 May)

Address: Kossuth Lajos ter 12, Budapest 1055, Hungary

Phone: +36 1 473 2400