Három Holló hides within downtown Budapest's overpriced tourist traps and countless “Irish pubs,” but it embodies an entirely different philosophy than those. Named after the favorite watering hole of Endre Ady, Hungary’s poet laureate from the early 20th century, Három Holló occupies a three-story space that combines a cafe with an exhibition venue and a concert hall. On any week, there might be a photography pop-up and a couple of contemporary jazz performances. (See their packed event calendar.) Most patrons are musically-inclined, left-wing intellectuals. Don’t be surprised if Teutonic chatter fills the high-ceilinged interior one of the owners is a German expat.

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