Our Heritage

2022. június 1. 16:00
The exhibition opened in the new visitor center of BME presents the activities of the Technical University, its world-class results, historical curiosities and the inventions of famous technical students. Those interested can check out the self-driving model car, the glass concrete, the small satellite, but they can also learn about drone development. They can also encounter relics such as the Rubik's Cube, the hologram, the Sphere or the rector's chain.
2022. május 30. 11:30
One of the wedges of Heroes' Square, the Art Gallery designed by Albert Schickedanz, will soon be renewed. The first phase of the renovation of the building, completed for the Millennium Exhibition in 1896, is the restoration of the façade, for which a heritage protection permit has recently been obtained.
2022. május 22. 15:00
The Hungarian Museum of Architecture and the Documentation Center for the Protection of Monuments moved into its renovated Walter Rózsi Villa, in style on World Museum Day, 18 May. It can be visited from 19 May. The special feature of the building, built in 1936, is that it is the only modernist villa in the capital that can be visited.
2022. május 12. 13:00
The experts of the Várkapitányság discovered another valuable find during the research carried out in the Buda Castle, as they found a marble fireplace in the dining room between the royal and princely suites, in addition to the ornamental fireplaces of the former Andrássy and Deák foyers in the Krisztinaváros wing. The finds will make a significant contribution to the most authentic reconstruction possible, as the fireplaces have always been in keeping with the room, so they can provide an important point of reference.
2022. május 10. 14:00
On the border of Budakalász and the Barát stream, in addition to several prehistoric finds, the remains of a medieval cellar have also been found. The cellar may have belonged to the medieval village of Kissing, and probably dates back to the 13th century.
2022. május 3. 14:00
A 13th district real estate and a 21st district complex was declared a monument, thus further expanding the list of monuments in the capital. In addition to a number of rural properties published in the Hungarian Gazette last Friday, the service buildings of the residential building at 20 Kartács Street and the Kvassay Lock adjacent to the Kvassay Bridge received monument protection.
2022. április 28. 14:00
Among the prehistoric traces, the staff of the Budapest History Museum presumably found medieval burials next to Budafoki street in Újbuda. Traces of Stone Age finds and buildings have been found in the area before, now the former cemetery of the village of Kocsola, which was destroyed in the Middle Ages, has probably been found.
2022. április 22. 17:00
The imposing roof of the Art Nouveau apartment building at 3 / A Károly boulevard will be rebuilt soon. The roof of the house, built after the turn of the century, was damaged in World War II and was later restored in a simplified manner. The roof reconstruction of the building, which is now home to the Downtown Theater, was made a priority investment by a government decree issued last week.
2022. április 21. 15:00
The Lipótmező mental hospital was once considered one of the best psychiatric institutes in the country. The institution, officially called the National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, was closed in 2007. It was decided two years ago that an educational institution would be built in the huge building complex. The associated remodeling and refurbishment work will begin soon as the development was declared a priority investment by the government on Tuesday.
2022. április 15. 13:30
Before the turn of the century, the Calvary on Golgota Square in Józsefváros was built, demolished in 1971, and the chapel was blown up. In recent years, the stations of Calvary, which were handed over on Friday, have been restored.
2022. április 13. 17:00
The Károli Gáspár Reformed University is moving into the former BÁV headquarters in Ferencváros. According to the idea, the Faculty of Law and Political Science of the University, the Institute of Psychology and the Rector's Office would serve as the new home of the 11th district historic building. The goal is to develop the university and create a modern educational environment.
2022. április 1. 13:30
In the modernist villa of the district, Walter Rózsi and his family lived first, and then it became the kindergarten and pediatrician's office of the BM Hospital. It was Designed by József Fischer. The newly renovated building has opened as a new exhibition space of the Hungarian Museum of Architecture and the Monument Protection Documentation Center.
2022. március 31. 14:00
The more than two-hundred-year-old Chapel of the Holy Blood in Kiscell has been renovated. Among other things, the building received a new roof structure, a tower and modern lighting, and the chapel was enriched with a new altarpiece and statues, the gate of which can be seen through the newly opened openings even if it is closed.
2022. március 29. 18:00
Special finds were found during the wall research and basic excavation of the Buda Castle Palace. The fragments, walls and tiles that have just been unearthed are significant because they can help determine exactly what the palace, which was enlarged at the turn of the last century, was based on the plans of Alajos Hauszmann, looked like.
2022. március 1. 14:00
A memorial will be erected to the victims of the Pest ghetto is erected in the 7th district Klauzál Square. The work will consist of a bronze plate with a trace of three thousand nails reminiscent of the unburied dead.
2022. február 14. 17:00
Although several locations in Újbuda were mentioned, in the vote that has just ended, more than 50 percent of voters have chosen to have the park around the Bottomless Lake named after Mari Törőcsik in the future. The actress, who died in 2021, lived in the 11th district, and in 2016 he was awarded the title of honorary citizen. However, in order for the park around the Bottomless Lake to take the name of Mari Törőcsik, it is still necessary for the decision of the district representative body and the approval of the General Assembly of the Capital City.
2022. február 9. 09:30
The Budavár Cable Car, which connects the banks of the Danube with the Buda Castle since 1870, has been renewed. The car of Margit and Gellért, a railway registered as part of the world heritage, received a new wood trim, and the windows and doors were replaced. During the overhaul, the safety equipment was refurbished and the tracks were also restored. The shuttle runs every day from 8 am to 10 pm.
2022. február 7. 19:00
According to their appearance in 1914, professionals are restoring and reconstructing the historic, ornate light poles of the Chain Bridge under renovation. A total of four large Széchenyi-era bronze candelabras with three luminaires have survived from the original public lighting columns of the bridge. There is no detailed professional design documentation for the other luminaires that have been lost, so they are reconstructed with the help of contemporary photos, documents and articles.
2022. január 27. 15:00
A promenade and a stone archive will also be built during the development that is now beginning at the Aquincum Museum, and the everyday life of the Roman soldiers once stationed here is also planned to be presented to visitors in a spectacular exhibition. We would also like to promote the archaeological and architectural monuments from the Roman Empire in Aquincum and other parts of Óbuda in the 3rd district.
2022. január 26. 15:30
According to the recent decision of the Hungaricum Committee, the ELTE Herb Garden was admitted to the Hungarian Depository. With this, the botanical garden, founded in 1771, has become one of the “hallways of the Hungaricums” and has become one of the values that is of national importance and is aging our reputation worldwide.
2022. január 25. 18:00
The Hungarian State is buying the Haggenmacher villa, which has been abandoned for years, from the Budapest local council, exercising its right of pre-emption, according to the Magyar Közlöny published today. We also learned that the rescued monument will be used for community purposes.
2022. január 20. 15:00
A monument depicting the tragedy of the 20th century Germans in Hungary was handed over in the 16th district at the intersection of Sashalmi promenade and Romhány street. The work of the sculptor R. Mária Törley was erected by the German Nationality in memory of those deported from the district.
2022. január 3. 14:00
The Hauszmann ramp connecting the rebuilt Csikós courtyard and the Hunyadi courtyard has been completed, and its external appearance is an integral part of the rest of the castle wall, including the recently renovated Ybl retaining wall. From now on, the ramp can be reached again on foot to the level of the Buda Castle.
2021. december 28. 11:00
The construction of the new visitor center may begin soon in the 12th district, in the Költő street Jókai garden. Part of the work is the renovation and extension of the now ruined Villa Steindl and the refurbishment of the historic garden. Natural history exhibitions, employment and lecture halls will be set up in the halls of the villa, and additional reception spaces will be created with the expansion of the building.
2021. december 20. 18:00
The Chapel of St. Augustine of the Order of Premontre in Újlipótváros was renovated, originally built in 1950 from the former coal cellar of the building at 14 Pozsonyi road. The chapel was blessed at Mass on Sunday by Zoltán Márton Fazakas, abbot of Premontre in Csorna, who spoke of the fact that the chapel was like a catacomb for many decades, where people could only conceal their faith.
2021. november 9. 14:30
Archaeologists excavated the remains of a seven thousand years old settlement in the 11th district on Madárhegy. Fragments of mainly pottery and animal bones left behind by Stone Age people were found in the pits.