Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), Budapest

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4/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
Browse works by Miro and Dali, part of the largest public collection documenting the development of the fine arts in the country, at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Located inside a castle, the gallery features artwork exclusively by Hungarian artists like Medieval and Renaissance stone carvings, wooden sculptures, panel paintings, winged altarpieces, late Renaissance and Baroque art, and paintings and sculptures from the 19th century. The Golden Altars exhibition incorporates the throne room and features a painted parallel ceiling, so remember to look up as you're exploring the exhibition. You can enjoy a cup of coffee at the gallery's outdoor cafe as well. Take a look at our Budapest trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • After watching the St. Stephen's Cathedral, the houses of Parliament, walking along the river Danube, the chain bridge crossing the National Museum. National Museum of art is essentially Hungary art is, happens to be displayed by Raphael under renovation of Western art, such as at each exhibition: Picasso, Modigliani, was. Bought a ticket you can see everything, but can't turn in three hours. Both exhibitions, Museum of Western art works was very impressive. Speaking within Hungary ran out of time art also went on a whirlwind tour of a fairly high level, deep felt.
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  • As its name suggests it is a National Gallery and contains pictures (from the Middle Ages until the 20th century) of Hungarian production almost in exclusive. It is not that it is a bad visit, but not knowing any author is made heavier. In addition, there are information panels and thus harder contextualize what you see. In particular, the ground of contemporary art I liked.
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  • It's a very nice gallery but don't really added. Has some interesting works but nothing that has inspired me. Personal opinion
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  • Amazing art gallery with great national collections and with seasonal international guest exhibitions in the heart of the Buda Castle.
  • Nice and all but it is not blind-friendly. Did not enjoy it as much, but I am visually impaired so I know that most museums are not for me anyway. Plan your tour, the museums in Buda castle can easily take a day to see.
  • We visited the Picasso exhibition which was extremely nice! Unfortunately student discount (50%) is only available if you are under the age of 26 :/ The Picasso exhibition will close at Sunday July 31, 2016
  • While we are well familiar with the Gallery's permanent collection, we visited last week their EXCELLENT temporary exhibit "Sors és jelkép - Erdélyi magyar képzőművészet 1920-1990" (Hungarian artists in Transylvania 1920-1990). Unfortunately the organizers did not produce a catalog, hence we were unable to take home a quality visual memory of the work exhibited. To add insult to injury, no photography whatsoever (even w/o flash) was permitted. If by neglect or intent, it is definitely most unusual for this size and quality of exhibition, especially given the international nature of the event It is also a great pity, since the exhibition generated a huge extent of interest in Transylvania/Romania and a good catalog would have enabled a very large number of local art lovers (unable to travel to Budapest) to enjoy the beauty of the exhibits. While the catalog sales could/would have offered the organizers an opportunity to recoup some of the exhibition's cost. Kudos to the organizers for the quantity and quality of artwork assembled, but the absence of a catalog (and no photography allowed to boot!) was most definitely a frustration they should have saved to the visiting (and potential) public.
  • Picasso exhibition was rather interesting
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