Budapest: A Top Celebrity Destination!
By this point, Budapest has developed a well-earned reputation as one of Europe’s true must-see destinations, and is widely known as one of the most beautiful, fun, and exciting cities on the continent. But while you may be aware of all this, did you also know that the Hungarian capital has become a prime destination for celebrity visitors from around the world?
In the past several years in particular, Budapest has regularly played host to celebrities ranging from singers on tour to movie stars filming Hollywood’s next mega-hit, and everyone in between.
Here, then, are just a few of the many, many celebrities who have graced the Hungarian capital with their presence in the past few years, as well as some who will be coming in the near future.
Perhaps the most significant star currently in Budapest is none other than the one and only Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Austrian-American bodybuilder-turned-actor best known for iconic roles such as the android Terminator, as well as for his two terms as Governor of the State of California.
In fact, “the Arnold” is actually in the Hungarian capital reprising his most famous role, as he is busy filming the next installment in the Terminator series.
Rapper and actor Will Smith recently wrapped up a stay in the Hungarian capital, where he was filming scenes for his upcoming film Gemini Man.
Before leaving, however, Smith made a huge impression on Budapest: on his last day in the city, the American mega-star set out from his hotel room, and climbed his way up to the top of the famed Chain Bridge. Once up there, he began to dance in the early morning hours, as the sun rose over the Hungarian capital.
This past April, celebrity chef Jaimie Oliver made his way to Budapest to visit some of the restaurants in the city that bear his name (which you yourself can visit, and experience for yourself, during your time in the Hungarian capital.
Oliver, known both for his hit television shows and his commitment to healthier eating among children, described Budapest in glowing terms, telling reporters “it is amazing, brilliant here.”
But, rest assured, Budapest is by no means for celebrities alone: in fact, it is a great destination for young and old alike! And when you do make your way here, Fraser Residence Budapest is the perfect choice for accommodations.
Fraser Budapest has a large variety of premium apartments for business trips, family holidays or other activities that you want to do in the Hungarian capital. Fraser is located in the centre of Pest, in the trendy Corvin District, from where you can reach all the famous destinations of the city swiftly.
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Coming Soon: The Andrew Lloyd Webber 70 Concert!
On October 12th, the Hungarian capital will provide a venue for a concert celebrating the 70th birthday of the man who is arguably the most important figure in modern musical theatre, British composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. This show-stopping event, whose Budapest performance has been produced and organized by Webber himself, in direct cooperation with talented Hungarian theatre professionals, is sure to amaze all those who make their way to see it at the László Papp Sport Arena. This is truly a must-see event, one that will include many of Webber’s greatest hits, including songs from Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
José Carreras, Nicki Minaj, Jethro Tull, and More
In addition to the fast-approaching concert celebrating Webber’s incredible artistic accomplishments, over the course of the next few months, Budapest will play host to even more world-renowned musical acts. To name just a few: legendary opera tenor José Carreras will be performing in the city in late December; he in turn will be followed by classic British rock band Jethro Tull in January of next year, and by rap sensation Nicki Minaj in February.