Museum of Applied Arts

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5 expert recommendations



The templelike structure is a shrine to Hungarian Art Nouveau, and in front of it, drawing pen in hand, sits a statue of its creator, Hungarian architect Ödön Lechner. Full review →


Frommer's 34

You have to see this building and not just from the outside. Even if you are not interested in the collections, walk into the lobby and take a peak. Full review →

  Be sure to also seek out some of Lechner's other buildings in Budapest, such as the colorful former Postal Savings Bank (V.

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

The Museum of Applied Arts, whose central hall of white marble was supposedly modelled on the Alhambra in southern Spain. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

This building is another one that is inescapable. Full review →


On the Grid

Built in 1896, the Museum of Applied Arts is the most wonderful example of Hungarian Art Nouveau. Full review →

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