Kőbánya

2022. szeptember 23. 09:00
A public area was named after Gedeon Richter, the well-known Hungarian pharmacist and factory founder, who was born 150 years ago today. A section of Vaspálya Street in the 10th District between Kőér Street and Noszlopy Street bears his name. A memorial was also placed at the beginning of the street.
2022. augusztus 12. 18:55
The first Hungarian railway line led from today's Pest to Kőbánya. The 7.6-kilometeresection, built in 1827 and realized with a special technical solution, was not profitable, and was discontinued after 7 months.
2022. május 25. 18:00
The new home of the Museum of Transport, the Northern Vehicle Repair, will reopen this weekend with a renewed temporary exhibition. Compared to last year's temporary exhibition, they are waiting for those interested in an area twice as large and with a number of novelties. In addition to the exhibition presenting the Northern Vehicle Repair and the history of the Hungarian railway, the latest works of the museum will also be on display at the exhibition.
2022. február 26. 10:00
Kőbánya is one of the most deplorable districts in Budapest. Lately, unfortunately, this part of the city has entered the national press in connection with more internet memes or crimes. However, PestBuda undertook to explore the green parks of the 10th District, prepared for the worst. Our journalists were very pleasantly surprised in most places. The street scene, public safety has improved a lot lately in the areas they have explored. Take a look at the pleasant surprises.
2022. február 19. 09:00
The Eiffel Art Studios of the Hungarian State Opera is one of the new attractions of the 10th District and of the whole of Budapest. From the former Északi Járműjavító [Northern Locomotiv Workshop] of MÁV, it has become a cultural centre offering colourful programs, while also helping the operation of the Opera. Not only is the Art Studios [Műhelyház in Hungarian, meaning Workshop] interesting because of its complex function, but the recently completed renovation of the hall, originally built in 1886, has also been a great success.
2021. július 15. 17:30
The Északi Járműjavító (Northern Locomotive Workshop) on Kőbányai Road is saying goodbye with a special temporary exhibition: the building can be seen in its current condition until October, and the exhibition will show not only the life of the former workshop, but also the plans of the new Museum of Transport. The new cultural district, centered on the museum and the existing Eiffel Workshop, will be transformed from the locomotive workshop that closed in 2009. The area will also be connected to Népliget and a new railway station is planned.
2021. május 6. 18:00
The first roofed bicycle course in Hungary is being built in the 10th District. BringAréna planned to open before the end of the year.
2020. november 12. 14:00
The government has submitted its proposal to name Királydomb (lit., 'hill of the king') in Rákosmező a national memorial site. Found in present-day Kőbánya along the Rákos Stream, the field once hosted national diets and the elections of Kings. The area is under threat of being built up.
2020. szeptember 27. 10:00
Before the stunning church planned by Ödön Lechner in Kőbánya stands a statue of King Saint Ladislaus. The district also houses not only a church, but a respected secondary school, a primary school and a square that bare the name of the saint king. As the cult of Saint Ladislaus is uniquely strong in this part of the city, the district was gifted the statue of saint in 1940, when the nation commemorated the 900th anniversary of his birth. The statue by Károly Antal, was erected before the church as the public sculpture of the king to be placed in Budapest.
2020. szeptember 22. 09:00
The completely revitalized Dreher Museum of Beer will reopen tomorrow with one of the largest collections related to beer in the country. The artefacts in the museum showcase the unique history of not only brewing beer, but the Dreher Brewery: technical and manufacturing equipment, mock-ups, flags, posters, photographs, films, and works of fine art. Visitors will be welcomed from 23 September with digital and interactive content, and beer tastings.