Budapest, the proud Hungarian capital, is considered by many to be the ‘Paris of the East’ since it is one of the most culturally significant metropolises in Eastern Europe. As a matter of fact, the famous Hungarian culture is really widespread and also showcased in the intriguing streets of Budapest that tourists visiting the city each year excitedly explore. Therefore, the widely famous and rapidly trending ruin bars of the city of Budapest have become a huge center of attention for European tourists and especially the people visiting the capital.
Dürer Kert is one of these amazingly popular, party-centric ruin bars located in the city of Budapest.
This ruin bar, in particular, is considered to be a temple to punk, metal, and thrash fans. It is located alongside City Park. The Dürer Kert, interestingly enough, was once a boarding school that was run by the French Sacré Coeur nuns. Later on, it was used by the top Communist Party leaders as a swimming pool and a place for relaxation activities. It has nowadays evolved to be a famous ruin bar which stands proudly inviting many tourists and local party-heads alike to get indulged in all the fun and joy; meanwhile sipping delicious drinks. Dürer Kert consists of the main hall, a smaller hall, another space that is known as Room 041 and a beautiful pebbled garden as well. It is large enough to house huge crowds and also to host festivals and communal events. However, it is mostly a solid live venue for music performances.
This ruin bar is by far the biggest venue for Hungarian underground music life and it was proudly inaugurated in the year 2008 in the old art department building of ELTE. Ever since Dürer Kert has been spreading its wings open in the city of Budapest, it has become a real cult place. It is one of the most favorite concert venues of local and international bands to perform, furthermore, it is also widely known for its full house parties that are hosted here and attract a huge crowd of excited people, mainly the youngsters. During summer, many people enjoy resting here under the ancient trees in the garden space after a long exhausting workday. The ruin bar has also several hammocks, swinging canopies and even an old, transformed Volán bus in its garden area where people like to chill and relax. Much of the younger crowd is attracted here to hang out with their friends. However, the resting spots are not exactly meant for long naps, rest can take only for a short term since various programs and events are held in order to keep you awake and get you ready for a party. Dürer Kert hosts some of the city’s wildest and best concerts on a wide range of genres as well as exciting open-air grill parties, table tennis, and table football matches. All of these fun activities and parties provide the carefree enjoyment you deserve. It is also a great place where you can chill out and have all-night conversations with your friends; moreover, the bars with quality drinks and discounts are sure to keep you fueled and refreshed throughout your stay.
So the next time you are in Budapest you know exactly which place to seek in order to experience the Hungarian party of your lifetime and also to enjoy a fun carefree night with your friends.