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Museums / Sightseeing

Museums 
Most museums are open from 10 am  to 6 pm, and closed on Mondays. Last admission is usually 30 minutes before closing. The large museums have foreign language guides and their shops carry foreign language publications. Most museums accept the Budapest Card for free entry. "Museums in Budapest" is the best museum guide. For information regarding museums in other cities, the local tourist office should be contacted.

Also see www.budapestinfo.hu/en/.

Sightseeing 
Widely available in Budapest, surrounding areas and further destinations. Choose from boat and coach tours, presented in a variety of languages.  These can be booked upon arrival, directly through the tour company or through hotel concierge.

Boat Tours
 

Legenda Kft.
, Departure from Vigadó tér Boat Station, Piers 6 & 7
Phone/Fax: (36-1) 317-2203, 266-4190
Website: www.legenda.hu
E-mail: legenda@mail.matav.hu


Coach Tours:
 
You can choose from city tours, Parliament, Danube tour or just Szentendre, Gödöllő Palace, Budapest night tours, Puszta tours, and Balaton tours 

Program Centrum Kft.
Departure from Erzsébet tér, Coach Station, Bays 1 and 2 
Phone: (36-1) 485-2762, 485-2763 Fax: (36-1) 317-97-46
E-mail: program@ibusz.hu

Budatours;
Tape-recorded commentary. Departure from Roosevelt tér (Gresham Palace) 
Phone/Fax: (36-1) 302-6213 or 269-1921
E-mail: btours@budatour.hu

Cityrama
Individual pick-up of tourists 1/2 hour prior to departure 
Phone/Fax: (36-1) 302-4382, 312-5424
Website: www.miwo.hu/cityrama
E-mail: cityrama@cityrama.hu

Queenybus;
Departure from Erzsébet tér, Coach Station 
Phone: (36-1) 246-4755 

Nietsch Ltd. ("N-Bus")
Scheduled hop-on-hop-off sightseeing tours with daily car. In English and German.
Phone/Fax: (36-1) 317-9073

Also see Travel Mart.

Theaters & Music Halls

The Hungarian capital is the center of the country's theatrical and musical life. There are more than 30 theaters in Budapest. The Hungarian State Opera House, and the largest concert halls: the Academy of Music, the Erkel Theatre, the Pest Concert Hall, Duna Palace, Municipal Operetta Theatre, Margaret Island Open-Air Stage and the Dominican Court of Hotel Hilton are just the highlights of the many performance venues the city has to offer. 
Tickets are often sold out. Book in advance! 

InterTicket Hungary 
Phone: (781) 275-5724 
Fax: (781) 271-0914 
E-mail:
usa@interticket.com 
Website: www.interticket.com

Also see www.budapestinfo.hu/en/.

Jegymester 
Phone in Budapest: (36-1) 302-3333 
E-mail: info@jegymester.hu 
Website: www.jegymester.hu

Tourist Cards

USA: INTERTICKET Hungary
Phone: (781) 275-5724 
Fax:    (781) 271-0914 
E-mail:
usa@interticket.com 
Website: www.interticket.com 

HUNGARIAN TOURIST CARD 
Issued by Hotelinfo Kft.,valid for 13 months, transferable, offering many discounted services:
- 12 occasion 50% discount on return trips on MÁV Hungarian Railways and GySEV Railways lines within Hungary. - 6 occasion 50% discount on bus routes operated by Volán, the main Bus Company within Hungary. - 5-20% discount in some 1000 participating accommodation and catering establishments not only for cardholder but also for accompanying guests.
- 50% discount on highway tolls if you purchase a sticker (valid for certain period) or seasonal pass.
- 3 occasion 50% discount on car rental for 3 days.
- 5-100% off admission to some cultural events and museums.
- 5% off return ticket for the Mahart hydrofoil.

Budapest Card
           THE BUDAPEST CARD
Take advantage of this very popular feature from the Budapest Toursit Office. For three days one can enjoy unlimited use of public transportation and visit almost all the museums in Budapest for free! And there is more!
Discounts:
- on sightseeing tours,
- at spas,
- cultural events,
- participating restaurants and shops,
- reduction at the airport minibus.
The price of the BUDAPEST CARD for an adult with a child under 14  for  2- days is 2800 Ft, for 3-days 3400 Ft.

TRADESCO TOURS 
Phone: (800) -833-3402 
Fax:    (310) -649-5852 
E-mail: tradesco@ix.netcom.com

 
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