Rooftop bars

What you will like about Budapest for sure, are the rooftop bars giving breathtaking panorama of Budapest’s landmarks. Some of the bars are located on the top of hotels, while others are above historic buildings in elegant locations. But what is common in all rooftop bars, is the amazing atmosphere they provide. 360 Bar, High Note Skybar, Leo, St. Andrea Wine and Skybar and Toprum are amazing examples of this unique phenomenon.


A Gift of the Vienna Philharmonic to all Music Lovers: SCHÖNBRUNN SUMMER CONCERT

On Thursday, 20th JUNE 2019 at 8:45 PM with this free open-air concert on the grounds of Schönbrunn Palace, which will be broadcast world-wide in fifty countries, the Vienna Philharmonic wishes to provide all Viennese, as well as visitors to the city, with a special musical experience.
The impressive setting of Schönbrunn Palace and its beautiful baroque gardens, a UNESCO world cultural heritage site, form a unique backdrop for this musical gift.
The 2019 programme runs under the title “Rhapsody in Blue”, where Johann Strauss and Anton Dvorak rub shoulders with the likes of Leonard Bernstein and Max Steiner.
Gustavo Dudamel leads this year’s concert. The Venezuelan conductor is no stranger to the Philharmonic, having toured with them throughout North and South America in 2018. He also wielded the baton at the 2017 New Year’s Concert.

Sziget Festival • Budapest, Hungary

Sziget Festival • 7 – 13 August 2019

On an island, surrounded by beautiful trees, in the Hungarian capital, thousands of young people meet to enjoy the Sziget Festival. What is offered by the festival is extraordinary: apart from the variety of music genres, dozens of programs are organized.
Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Florence & The Machine, Post Malone, Twenty One Pilots, Franz Ferdinand, Jungle, John Digweed are among the performers confirmed for this multi-stage jamboree.


Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest – Opening in Q2 2019

Párisi Udvar is a historical building transformed into a 5-star luxury hotel, with 110 upscale rooms and suites, an exclusive restaurant and bar, conference facilities, spa and several high-end fashion shops. It represents the essence of Budapest: a perfect blend between the glory of the old days and the most sophisticated contemporary design.



Budapest is the European Capital of Sport in 2019

The title has been granted to the city by the European Capitals of Sport Association (ACES), as over the past few years Budapest demonstrated its hospitality and skills in organising major sport events. Conditions are at least 500 000 residents, the city must arrange at least 365 sport events in a given year, including local, community, regional, national and international competitions.
Some of the sport events taking place in Budapest in 2019:

Liebherr 2019 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships: 21 – 28 April 2019
UEFA Women’s Champions League final: 18 May 2019
FIE World Fencing Championships: 15 – 23 July 2019
15th European Maccabi Games: 29 July – 7 August 2019
FINA World Junior Swimming Championships: 20 – 25 August 2019