5 great cinemas with an interesting past in Budapest

1) Uránia

Originally built for a ‘science slide show’ in 1894 in the Moorish Revival style, this large cinema was completely renovated in 2002. It’s maintained by the government, and is a great place to attend festivals and film premieres, but also English and American theatre and opera broadcasts. There are two small rooms downstairs as well.

cinema interior of Urania

VIII. Rákóczi út 21.

+36 1 486 3400

http://urania-nf.hu

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