Buda-Past: Iconic Buildings Of Budapest Then And Now

Do you know which iconic building of Budapest can be seen on this vintage photographs and approximately when this pictures were taken?


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Yes, the insitution moved in the last twenty years to a different place…

Nowadays, it is on the banks of the River Danube and looks like this.

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Answer: The National Theatre is the main theatre of Budapest, opening originally in 1837. Its company used several locations since then, including the original building at the Kerepesi Street, the People’s Theatre at the Blaha Lujza square. On the vintage pictures you can see the building of the National Theatre, there at the Blaha Lujza square in 1908 and 1948. Their permanent, current home on the banks of the River Danube, the new National Theatre opened on 15 March 2002 at the Bajor Gizi park next to the MÜPA (Palace of Arts).