The Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden – Budapest’s largest zoo located in the leafy green yet central City Park – hosts evening concerts between July the 6th and August the 7th every Wednesdays for the tenth year running. Concerts will be held in the Palm House and Japanese Garden, where an interesting Mediterranean and Oriental atmosphere awaits guests.
The program comprises of a variety of musical styles includes Jazz, Dixieland and Klezmer. The diverse line-up will include the Bolyki Brothers A Capella – the most famous Hungarian Acapella group frequently appearing at European jazz concerts, the Hot Jazz Band combining old film classics with jazz, and the Budapest Klezmer band – one of the most charismatic Hungarian bands to play traditional Jewish Music.
Gates open at 7pm and ticket prices are 3300ft. Tickets are available in advance and on the door, but because there are no seat reservations, it’s worth getting there early!
Why not make a day of it and spend the afternoon at the zoo, have dinner at the neighbouring Gundel Restaurant, then return for the evening concert! If you fancy having food on the spot, excellent hot and cold dishes will be served in the Cave Restaurant’s garden, plus coffee and ice cream can be had at the Gundel Palm House Café.