The Budapest Opera is located in the city district of Pest. The building counts to one of the most peachiest ones of Neorenaissance architecture.
The opera was built between 1875 to 1884 and richly decorated by barock elements, loads of ornaments, paintings and sculptures. Especially mentionable are the wall galleries in the stairways and the auditorium. Those masterpieces of art were painted by Bertalan Szekely, Mor Than and Karoly Lotz.
The opera in Budapest is known as one of the most beautiful operas in the world.
Infront of the building are two monuments. One of Ferenc Erkel, the composer of the Hungarian hymn, and the other one of Franz Liszt. Both were created by Alajos Strobl.