Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), Budapest

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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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  • They say you need 2 to 3 hours to look at everything but you can probably check it out in 1. I generally like museums but it's nothing extraordinary.  more »
  • A beautiful building, beautiful grounds to stroll....another amazing view...just worth the walking around.  more »
  • Lovely art museum, extensive collection. Titles translated to English and many pieces also had detailed descriptions. Make sure to see the Masterpieces on Floor 2! Absolutely incredible!  more »
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  • Free entrance with the Budapest card, including the dome. Just mind the opening hours and last moment of entry. The exhibitions are stunning and there are temporary international exhibitions such as Picasso as well. Being part of the castle it is truly extraordinary and the view of Pest and the Danube river are exquisite. Don't forget to see the fountain outside as well!
  • Great gallery. 3 floors of art. Art lovers definitely need to check this out.
  • Thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. They have some lovely collections. The staff were a little abrupt though.
  • Excellent galleries, wonderful exhibitions, and amazing views from the dome and courtyards.
  • Beautiful gallery. Inside the Buda Castle. Worth a visit!