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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  • The history of Hungary is perhaps best experienced through its art. Although not the most extraordinary museum in the world the location makes it well worth the effort. Explore the grounds and walk do...  more »
  • Hungarian art, of which the National Gallery shows the evolution through the centuries, it was a wonderful surprise. I especially loved the section devoted to contemporary art, the works of Tibor Csernus and László Lakner in particular. Very nice also the section on late Gothic altarpieces, while for personal taste I didn't like so much the section "verista". At the moment there is also the interesting exhibition "Masterpieces from the Museum of Fine Arts, which offers a selection of works from the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, at the time of restructuring; among other includes two works by Raphael. Visit definitely recommended for lovers of art (considered at least a couple of hours).
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  • The Museum is nice but nothing special. Many Hungarian artists were quite good paintings, contemporary art (not accept and not even looked at). Now exhibited masterpieces from the collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, so got the pleasure of Raphael, Titian, El Greco, etc. but in principle you can visit the Museum, but not necessarily.
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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!