Curious Art Nouveau Gems
This Treasure hunt will take you back to the life of the Golden Age of Hungary, the life of aristocracy. We will visit their palaces and residences otherwise closed for the public. You will see the interior of palaces, courtyards and secret gardens.
You can choose from 4 different themed walks:
Walk No. 1. Art Nouveau ’Liberty and Youth’
Visit beautiful Art Nouveau buildings, Synagogues, see the facades, walk the hidden courtyards, discover the details ... With additional visit to the beautiful Museum of Applied Arts full of treasures from Tiffany, Zsolnay and Gallé
Walk No 2. ’Noble residences and their life’
Andrássy avenue and around, from American millionaires and fortune seekers to love affairs and secret summits held, walk the staircases, peek into courtyards, marvel at the beauty of their interior decorations and listen to the story of aristocracy.
Walk No 3. ’The Rainbow Walk’
Visit, discover and walk around some of the most beautiful palaces and villas in the colours of the rainbow. Learn about the unique vocabulary of the colours, the Hungarian folk symbolism in Art Nouveau while entering places where no other tourist are allowed.
Walk No 4. The ’Elephants and Atlas’ Walk
City park and around –Steaming waters, trunks and ivory, castles and the 'Garden of Scents' in one amazing sensual trip. Visit the spectacular one-hundred year old buildings of the Zoo, look around at amazing palaces and peek around at the thermal bath through coloured glass windows.