Top Filming Locations in Hungary

Museum of Fine Arts

Huge Marble Halls and Arches with Paintings

The Museum of Fine Arts is situated on Heroes’ Square, and faces the Palace of Art. It was built in 1906 in a neo-renaissance and neo-classical style, which means that it is harmonious and symmetrical with an atmosphere of monumentality and dignity.The museum was inaugurated by King Franz Joseph and at that time, it only showed the collections of Hungarian noblemen and clerical collectors. Now it displays the artwork of big names like Raffaello, Leonardo, Rembrandt and Monet. A wide staircase leads up to the entrance, which is framed by of 12 enormous neo-classicist pillars that resemble ancient greek buildings, is closed by a tympanum filled with relief. The inside rooms and halls are mostly spacious, grandiose areas with antique style pillars and marble floors.

Located on the Heroes’ Square, it is Budapest’s iconic Neoclassicist building
The museum’s grandiose halls are opened for film and photo shoots
The building was used as a location for scenes in Die Hard V starring Bruce Willis
The halls and chambers were designed based on Renaissance architecture
The building is in immaculate condition, due to renovations finishing in 2018
A unique atmosphere is created by the arcades and marble pillars

This gorgeous building is open for shooting. It was used as a setting for scenes in Die Hard V starring Bruce Willis and in the movie called The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared it featured as Stalin’s headquarters. The opening scene of the spy movie called Red Sparrow, starring Jennifer Lawrence was also shot here.

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