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Franz Liszt Academy

Liszt Ferenc ter 8, Budapest 1061, Hungary
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A Moment of Greatness in the Making

There is no doubt that this is a must-see for anyone moved by art deco. If you are in any creative... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Betty M
The Most Beautiful Art Nouveau Building in the World?

Of the buildings we toured in Budapest, this was the best. Better than the Parliament, better than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The music academy dedicated to the great composer now houses a small museum in Liszt's honor and a venue for concerts and special musical events.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“concert hall” (9 reviews)
“art nouveau” (9 reviews)
Liszt Ferenc ter 8, Budapest 1061, Hungary
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no doubt that this is a must-see for anyone moved by art deco. If you are in any creative field, the restored building is a source of endless inspiration. What is not well known is that if you take the English tour (reservations...More

Thank Betty M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of the buildings we toured in Budapest, this was the best. Better than the Parliament, better than the Central Market, better than the State Opera and better than any of the beautiful churches. Excellent one hour tour in English every day at 1:30 PM that...More

Thank MGStickler
Reviewed 6 November 2017

A do not miss attraction in Budapest. The building is a joy to the eyes and the music within is marvelous. If you can get tickets to a concert in the "big hall" do it! The decor is exquisite and the acoustics even more so.

Thank Progenitor
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Excellent experience if you manage to get a ticket for a concert in the Main Hall. Nice acoustics and wonderful decorations on the inside.

Thank g_alkis
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Everything they say about the acoustics of this venue is true. You could hear absolutely everything with remarkable clarity. The interior of the auditorium is also something to behold - a feast for the eyes as well as the ears. I was grateful for the...More

Thank Joetheharp
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing architecture of the building is only improved by the great surrounding in which it is placed.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We attended a marvelous piano concert at this venue. The interior is beautifully restored. Prior to the concert we had a snack at a bistro across the street - wine, beer, cheese plate w/pomegranate seeds and jam. It was fun to watch the people coming...More

Thank likebeach
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were last in Budapest 5 years ago & were disappointed to find the Liszt Academy building under wraps & being restored. They’ve done a great job! The Art Nouveau building is now very fine indeed & certainly bears comparison with the State Opera House...More

Thank Jeffrey F
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Beautiful interior that's been recently renovated. Walked up 15 minutes before the 1:30pm English language tour and had no problem buying a ticket. Had an impromptu recital from one of the students and then saw the main concert hall. The content felt a bit light...More

Thank mpeacock
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went to a concert the same day we arrived. What a perfect way to start our holidays. The place is fantastic full of details in the decoration. The acustics are great and we enjoyed very much the concert.

Thank 482jesuss
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21 August 2015|
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Response from 9doglover | Reviewed this property |
I cannot help either - I was in Budapest during the summer Holidays and was Lucky enough to catch the excellent guided afternoon tour. - But your best chance would be to try for tickets ordered, but not collected, just... More
Valerie M
30 March 2015|
Response from Ciliegio_8 | Reviewed this property |
We bought our tickets for the FL Academy at the Academy's box office the night of the performance we saw (just an hour ahead of time), and the prices were incredibly reasonable.