Svábhegy

2022. augusztus 11. 18:47
Water is a basic necessity for life, so its significance has been extremely important in all ages. Today it is natural that water flows from the tap, but in the past this was not the case, water was also brought to the houses by vendors so that people could wash, cook, clean themselves, and most importantly, drink. In the 19th century, Pest and Buda began to develop significantly, the local wells and sources could no longer fully satisfy the needs, so water sellers appeared who measured their portage for money.
2022. június 19. 13:00
95 years ago, hikers in Buda surprisedly found on Svábhegy that their favourite, century-old tree had disappeared overnight. The excursion place without the beech tree called Normafa from 19 June 1927 was no longer the same as before.
2022. június 3. 08:00
Already in the time of King Matthias, the Hegyvidék wells provided water to the Buda Castle, but Queen Elizabeth and Palatine Joseph also drank water coming from Svábhegy - revealed at the new exhibition on the relationship between Hegyvidék and the water, which opened on Wednesday in the building of the Hegyvidék Local History Collection next to the Horse Railway Cultural and Event Centre.
2021. november 8. 14:00
The Pannonia Sacra Catholic Kindergarten opened its doors in September in the 12th district, the two-storey modern building was built on Diana Road.
2021. augusztus 16. 09:00
The construction of the new Budapest Observatory began on Svábhegy a hundred years ago, which replaced the Ógyalla observatory lost with Trianon. Despite the initial difficulties, a European-level research center was set up in a few years near Normafa, where the skies of Budapest are still being viewed in the observatory's typical domed building.
2021. május 2. 15:00
Although Mór Jókai was not born and raised in Budapest, he still gave something to the capital that is irreplaceable. The garden and park he created have retained their charm to this day, despite the vicissitudes of history. The institutions here, which try to preserve Jókai's heritage, play a major role in these efforts.
2020. augusztus 11. 13:00
At the time of its construction, the Svábhegy open-air pool was characterised as an “artistic and significant work for tourism” at the opening in July 1934. The former spa, located at 430 metres above sea level, designed by our legendary athlete and architect, Alfréd Hajós, deserved the attributes above with its beautiful geographical location and cleverly solved architectural realisation.