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Spring Events in Budapest

Budapest is one of the curtular capitals of Europe not to mention that this is one of the moct beautiful cities in the world. Planning to visit Hungary dont forget to include in your travel plan such inportant cultural events as

Museum Festival mid-May, 2011, when more than 100 museums from all over Hungary will be present on this festival and the country will stir up once again, like in previous years, hundreds of thousands will set out into the night to visit a museums. The event takes place in the garden and building of the Hungarian National Museum. There’ll be craft fair, musical programs, folk performances. As the saying is “on this extraordinary night, museums reveal their depths”.

Another event that is worth to visit is BudaFest Summer Opera and Ballet Festival that will take place from 1st July to mid-August, 2011
The performances take place at two outdoor venues and in the imposing Opera House (ballet and opera) on Andrássy Avenue.: the Dominican court in the Hilton Hotel in Buda Castle (klezmer and jazz concerts) and at Szt István tér (symphony concerts) in front of St Stephen’s Cathedral.

National Gallop (Nemzeti Vágta) May 2011
Venue: Heroes’ Square, Andrássy Avenue, 56
It’s held for the 3rd time, the National Gallop is a celebration of Hungary’s horse riding traditions that dates back to many centuries.

Apart from the horse riding race to which teams of Hungarian settlements can enter and compete against each other spectacular shows, crafts fair and a range of other interesting programs entertain visitors.

Open Air Summer Festival 1st June-31st August, 2011

The 3-month festival offers cultural entertainment throughout summer. Programs of the Summer Open Air Festival are held in the following venues within Budapest:

Margaret Island Open Air Stage (Margitszigeti Szabadtéri Színpad), Water Tower (Víztorony), St Margaret monastery ruins
Városmajor Open Air Stage, and
Városmajor Park

If you prefer to take a tour you can easily choose the most suited one from a wide variety of Budapest tours. Explore the city from the comfort of an air-conditioned sightseeing bus is perfect idea, to admire the stunning vistas from a boat on the Danube is also great, or just stroll in the city and absorb the rich cultural and architectural heritage is also ma be splendid and unforgettably.

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