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2021. december 11. 18:00
The new communal spaces of the Catholic parish of St. Margaret's were inaugurated in Lehel Square, in the 13th district. The communal areas were designed from a former parishioner's apartment in a condominium near a neo-Romanesque church consecrated in 1933.
2021. december 10. 15:00
The Ady Memorial Museum on Veres Pálné Street is being renovated, where the poet lived between 1917 and 1919 with his wife, Berta Boncza. In the three-room apartment, the spaces will be renovated and a new room will be created for museum pedagogical classes.
2021. december 9. 20:00
The last pre-assembled steel structural element has been placed at the facility preparing for the 2023 World Athletics Championships. The National Athletics Stadium, built in the area between the Rákóczi Bridge and the tip of Csepel Island, gained its final form with a four-and-a-half-month workflow.
2021. december 9. 17:00
Trees and shrubs are still being planted, but the playground, the campfire sites and the sports fields have already taken their final place in the Pünkösdfürdő park in Óbuda. The new park, now created on a previously grassy, barren dam site, has been divided into sections with different functions. When designing the area, the goal is to preserve the biodiversity of the place and maintain the ecological balance.
2021. december 9. 14:00
The most significant hotel in Buda Castle is undoubtedly the Hilton. This is explained not only by the world-famous brand, but also by the size and panoramic location of the building. Barely a hundred metres away, however, the small Burg Hotel held the competition with its big rival for two decades. Like Hilton, it is a modern building as well, its predecessors destroyed in World War II. But now the area is once again undergoing a change: a partial demolition permit has been issued for the building, and work has already begun on the interiors.
2021. december 8. 19:30
The manger exhibition, which consists of works of art, fine arts and folk art related to the Advent celebration, will be open until 7 January in the Knight's Hall of St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest.
2021. december 8. 13:00
The bust of our founding king recently arrived at the place of the relic, which had been lent by the former archbishop of Zagreb. The relic that can be seen in the St. Stephen's Hall of the Buda Castle from today is a real masterpiece from the millennium, which was presented to the public for the first time at the 1896 Millennium National Exhibition.
2021. december 7. 19:30
On 7 December, Margit Slachta, the One of the leading Hungarian female politicians and human rights activist of the 20th century, the first Hungarian female Member of the Parliament.
2021. december 5. 14:00
A small chapel of barely thirty square meters will be built on Anna-rét in the mountains. The final plans have been completed, so the mass memorial, which has been called for by the faithful for eighty years, can be built next year.
2021. december 5. 11:00
The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most famous buildings in the country, without which the Heroes' Square is unimaginable. Yet this was erected the latest, it is ten years younger than the Kunsthalle opposite. However, its size and seriousness make this fact forgettable - and of course it is no longer young, it was opened to the public 115 years ago. In this context, Pestbuda presents its history and beautiful interiors, which house one of the richest art collections in Central Europe.
2021. december 4. 14:00
The people living in Zugló received a promise years ago about a sports park to be established in the Butterfly Park. The construction was given the green light at the local council board meeting. The sports facility will have a floor area of at least 150 square meters and will accommodate a minimum of 15 sports equipment.
2021. december 4. 09:30
The thousandth anniversary of the Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin provided the basis for the creation of many famous works of art and buildings, as a nation proud of its past lived in an economic heyday. However, the memories of high culture were only a slice of the diverse entertainment industry at the time, and the wider audience also longed for lighter entertainment, which was served by a number of places of amusement. It is interesting how similar they were in some respects.
2021. december 3. 13:30
A detailed technical, architectural, artistic and functional survey of the Buda Castle has been completed, thanks to which the experts now know exactly the transformations after the Second World War. At the same time, planning for the complete restoration of the building complex began. The first visual designs have now been completed, led by Robert Gutowski.
2021. december 3. 08:00
Széll Kálmán Square has undergone huge changes in recent years and although we have become accustomed to the modern environment, the renovation program actually ended only on Thursday: the gateway connecting the square with Krisztina Boulevard was handed over. The passage was short, but the construction was all the more complicated. Still, it was worth it, as it is another, very big step towards an accessible Budapest.
2021. december 2. 17:00
The Turul statue of the sculptor Gyula Donáth was restored to its original location next to the Habsburg Gate in the Buda Castle. The beautified work was placed on its pedestal using a 60-ton giant crane. Specialists performed patina-preserving cleaning and restoration on the work of art, repairing the surface with bronze welding. The inner frame of the statue was also reinforced.
2021. december 2. 14:00
At the corner of the Nagy templom and Nap Street in Józsefváros is a beautiful house made in the Neo-Renaissance style. It is already important because of its designer, Miklós Ybl, but the client, the First Pest Nursery Association, also makes the building - still operating in education - special.
2021. december 2. 13:00
The tower building of the Kútvölgy block of the New St. John's Hospital and Clinic will be renovated, the total reconstruction will affect 11,000 square meters. This is mainly necessary so that when the construction of the new, modern hospital block of 80,000 square meters begins in the area of St. John's Hospital, the inpatient wards can be relocated here, ensuring the uninterrupted care of the people of Buda.
2021. december 2. 10:00
The imposing glass façade has been completed and work on the more than 7,000-square-foot roof garden will soon be completed. The new Ethnographic Museum in the city park, which will open to the public in the spring of 2022, will be one of the most modern ethnographic institutions in Europe.
2021. december 1. 20:00
The National Theater commemorates the Hungarian theatrical life, which has been torn apart for more than a hundred years, with the sculpture The Trianon of Hungarian Theaters. The work of István Horváth Böjte will be inaugurated on Saturday in front of the theater building in Hajóorr.
2021. december 1. 14:00
Városháza Street 9-11 will be renewed. The façade of the building under this number will be renovated The local council of Budapest announced a tender for the renovation of the facade of the Town Hall in 2018, the plans were completed in 2019.
2021. december 1. 10:00
The designer and contractor were sought for the Margit Bridge in an international design competition. There was a lot of discussion about the location of the bridge, as the second bridge of Budapest, which was still waiting to be united at the time, was imagined by many people elsewhere, in the southern part of the city. The tender was won by a French engineer who also built the bridge, which was very similar to the way we know Margit Bridge today.
2021. november 30. 14:00
4 smaller buildings are being renovated in the area of the future home of the new Transport Museum, Kőbánya, the planned reconstruction of which has now received the building permit. Next year, after remediation and demolition work, their renovation will begin. The central museum building is still being planned, it is likely to receive a building permit in 2022.
2021. november 30. 10:00
There are many monuments in Táncsics Mihály Street in Buda Castle, including the Baroque palace at No. 1, which has played a special role in the field of monument protection: until its restoration in 1970, the National Monument Inspectorate and its successor organizations have operated here until recently. The building has now been sold by the Hungarian state, so it will be given a new function in the future. However, this is no stranger to it: during its long history, it had many different owners who used the palace built in the 18th century differently.
2021. november 29. 15:30
The Blaha Lujza Square, where the Budapest Transport Center (BKK) started planting trees, will be greener overall. Together with the existing and new ones, there will be 89 trees in the square. Among the trees are maple, oak, rowan and a large-leaved linden.
2021. november 29. 11:30
Tibi chocolate, Ropp wafer and Zizi dragee. Generations have known and loved the popular products of the Stühmer Chocolate Factory. How did Frigyes Stühmer create Hungary's first and largest chocolate factory in Józsefváros during the Compromise-period and why did the factory have to move to the neighbouring Ferencváros? The factory was nationalised after World War II, and descendants who moved to Canada tried unsuccessfully to reclaim it in the 1990s, yet the brand name, founded more than 150 years ago, has not been forgotten.
2021. november 28. 15:00
The Hungarian Jewish Cultural Association (Mazsike) and the MANK Hungarian Creative Public Nonprofit Ltd. want to pay tribute to Alfred Hajós, first champion of the modern Olympic games.
2021. november 28. 09:00
The western side of the Buda Castle has been loud from truck noise in recent years, as the former Royal Riding Hall and the Royal Guard building have been rebuilt as part of the National Hauszmann Program. These beautiful buildings have been completed before, and more recently they have been working on the Csikós Court that surrounds them, which was finally opened to the public in mid-September. We invite the Reader for a short journey, during which we will pass through the court, and the end of our journey will be the also rebuilt, charming Stöckl Stairs.
2021. november 27. 14:30
According to the announcement of the Hungarian National Asset Management, the state sold the former MÁV headquarters at the corner of Andrássy street and Izabella street. The complex, which has previously been unsuccessfully auctioned five times, must be restored by the new owner under strict monument protection standards.
2021. november 27. 09:00
Budapest gave Pilinszky the experience of the city: when he was young, he absorbed the colours and atmosphere, and although he got to know many big cities in the world (he visited Rome, Paris, London, Vienna or New York), the real remained Budapest for him. The poet, born 100 years ago, spent his infancy in the city centre, in the immediate vicinity of the Károlyi Garden, he lived with his family for long in Molnár Street, he got his first home on Izabella Street at the age of forty. Cafés, editorial offices, bars and cinemas were also important venues for his life and poetry.
2021. november 26. 17:00
One of Krúdy's favorite places was the Downtown Café, which once operated in the southern Klotild Palace, where he wrote a significant part of the short stories of Sindbad. The genre statue now erected near Ferenciek Square commemorates this event.

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