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Garden of Lights for the first time in Budapest!

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Venue of the exhibition

ELTE Art Garden
Budapest ,
Illés u. 25, 1083

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Opening hours


Monday - Thursday
Garden: 17.00-20.00, Cash desk: 16.45-19.30

Friday-Sunday, Holidays
Garden: 17.00-21.00, Cash desk: 16.45-20.30


Garden: 16.00-20.00, Cash desk: 15.45 - 19.30

Friday-Sunday, Holidays
Garden: 16.00-21.00, Cash desk: 15.45 - 20.30


Garden: 17.00-20.00, Cash desk: 16.45-19.30

Friday-Sunday, Holidays
Garden: 17.00-21.00, Cash desk: 16.45 - 20.30

The garden is closed
24.12.2023 and 31.12.2023

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Ticket prices

Ticket types:

Normal ticket (Monday-Thursday) - 4100.00 Ft
Normal ticket (Friday-Sunday) - 4400.00 Ft
Discount ticket* (Monday-Thursday) - 3800.00 Ft
Discount ticket* (Friday-Sunday) - 4100.00 Ft
Children ticket up to 100 cm height - 100 Ft

Season ticket - 9400.00 Ft
Discount season ticket* - 7900.00 Ft
Season ticket for children up to 100 cm height - 100 Ft

*The discount ticket/season ticket is available:
- Children under 12 years
- Adults over 60 years
- Persons over 60 years of age

Weekend rates are valid from 27-29.12.2023.

Black Days at Garden of Lights!

Pay once, visit every day! Season ticket for the price of a single weekend ticket!

The season pass allows you to enter on any day and time throughout the season. The promotion is valid only online purchase! The Black Days promotion lasts until Sunday, 26.11 at 11:59 pm.

Don't delay! Take advantage of the promotion and plan magical moments with your loved ones today!

Alice in Wonderland multimedia exhibition 2023/24

Garden of Lights for the first time in Budapest! It is a magical multimedia exhibition where you can immerse yourself in the realm of imagination! Follow the Rabbit and discover a magical place of fairytales! We welcome you to Alice in Wonderland's amazing fairytale world, co-organised by the Garden of Lights and the 250-year-old Botanical Garden ELTE Füvészkert. Fall with us through the Rabbit Hole straight into an amazing adventure! Meet the Cheshire Cat who will tell you about the power of imagination and discover that nothing is impossible! Talk to the Caterpillar and discover the possibilities that open up for you when you let your imagination run wild! Experience how poor the world would be without imagination at a Mad Tea Party! And finally, help the Queen of Hearts regain her imagination! Step into the glittering world of fairy tales full of colorful lights!

The Garden of Lights is an unrivalled multimedia exhibition where you can take a walk through the magnificent botanical gardens, accompanied by an incredible spectacular light and sound show - dazzling your senses and suddenly you become part of the fairytale. The Polish creators of the exhibition aim to take the 'fairy tales of light' around the world. This season, the production has come to Budapest as part of this initiative, and it's a wonderful way to spend a winter evening for everyone. Internationally, a total of 1,200,000 visitors have enjoyed the show so far - don't miss out!

Plan a visit

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How to get there

Find out how to reach us by public transportation.

9, 72, 83, 99, 909



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The Füvészkert does not have its own parking, only street parking is possible.

Due to the sometimes difficult on-street parking, we recommend using public transport to access the garden.

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On accessibility

The exhibition is also accessible to visitors with disabilities.

The exhibition is accessible to visitors with disabilities, and the gardens and buildings involved in any way in the exhibition are accessible.

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About pets

Pets are not allowed in the exhibition.

In view of the welfare of pets, they are not allowed to participate in the show, except guide dogs. Light and sound effects are for our human visitors, pets may not like them. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

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About the rules of the visit

Here are the details

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Food and drink brought from home

Food and drinks brought from home are not allowed in the exhibition area.



Price list

Single ticket from

4100 Ftregular Mon-Thu

One-time admission on the day and time of your choice.

Season ticket from

9400 Ftnormal

Admission on any day and time throughout the season.

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1 200 000


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Participating countries

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FAQ - frequently asked questions


Can I pay for my ticket with a currency other than HUF?

We accept cash payments only in HUF. Card payment can be made in any currency - it will be billed according to your bank's price list.

Can a ticket be purchased in advance and how long does it remain valid?

A single ticket can be purchased in advance. It is valid on the day of the visit, until it is punched. When buying a ticket at the ticket office, remember that prices depend on the date of your visit, so tell the cashier when you want to visit us.

How long is a ticket purchased online valid?

A single ticket is valid on the day of the selected tour date until it is punched. A season ticket is valid for the entire duration of the exhibition.

Can I buy group tickets?

We do not sell group tickets.

Is it possible to purchase a ticket for the entire season?

Yes, we have a season ticket on sale. Take a look at our price list.

Can a purchased ticket be returned?

Ticket refunds are possible only if the exhibition is closed for reasons beyond our control us, caused, for example, by the occurrence of force majeure, which prevents the opening of the exhibition or technical failure such as electricity. Details can be found in our regulations.

Should I buy a ticket for an infant?

Yes, we have a special ticket for him for 100.00 HUF.

Can tickets be purchased at the box office?

Yes, the ticket offices open 15 minutes before the exhibition opens.

Does the Garden have a discounted ticket for people with disabilities?

Yes. Discounted single ticket Mon-Thu. 3800.00 HUF and on Fri, weekend and holidays 4100.00 HUF. A discounted season ticket valid daily for the entire duration of the exhibition costs 7900.00 HUF. The guardian is also entitled to a discount.


Can I bring my own food and drink into Garden of Lights?

We invite you to take advantage of the catering offer. There are food and beverage outlets in the park, offering snacks and warming drinks, among other things. You are not allowed to bring your own food to the exhibition area and there is a total ban on smoking tobacco products and electronic cigarettes. We only accept payments in HUF currency at catering outlets. We also accept contactless payments

I want to read the Garden Of Lights regulations, where can I find them?

For Garden Of Lights regulations, visit www.gardenoflights.com

Can Garden of Lights attractions be used by people with disabilities?

Yes, the alleys are adapted to the needs of people with disabilities.

Is there a place on the Garden of Lights grounds where I can change my baby?

We are sorry, but there is no such place in the exhibition area.

Is it possible to enter the Garden of Lights area with a pet?

Out of concern for the welfare of pets, pets are not allowed in our exhibitions with the exception of guide dogs. The light and sound effects are intended for our human guests and may not be tolerated by domestic pets. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter.

Is it possible to take photos and videos on the Garden of Lights grounds?

Of course 😊 At the Garden of Lights you can take photos and record videos. For professional video shoots, please send your request to EMAIL: marketing@gardenoflights.com. Each request is considered by us individually.

Does Garden of Lights have a social media presence?

Yes, on Facebook and Instagram.

How to get to Garden of Lights?

Our Garden is located in FUVESZKERT, Budapest, Illés u. 25
Getting there:
🚆 Tram lines: 23,24
🚌 By bus: 9, 72, 83,99,909.
🚆 Metro No. M3


Can photos taken at Garden of Lights be published?

Of course 😊 We'd love it if you mention us on FB or Instagram.

How long does a visit take?

Book a minimum of one hour, but if you want you can stay longer with us.

Can children of all ages be brought along?

Yes, our exhibitions are enjoyed by every age group .

Is there a restroom in Garden of Lights?

Yes, free toilets are located at the entrance/exit to the exhibition.

Is it possible to have something to eat or drink in the Garden?

Yes, you are welcome to take advantage of the food and beverage offerings. There are food and beverage outlets in the park, offering snacks and warming drinks, among other things.

What should I do if I lost something in the Garden?

Report to the Garden's box office during opening hours or email info.budapest@gardenoflights.com You can also call our hotline. Describe the problem, leave a phone number, and we will try to help.

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