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This is how the Népliget cycling centre would look like

According to index.hu, Budapest is kind of a sport capital. The city will be the home of the World Aquatic Championships, it bids for the Olympic Games, stadiums grow out of the ground, you can go kayaking and canoeing on the Danube and take part in several running competitions around it. But what’s the situation with the fans of the second most popular mass sport, cycling? They are like unwanted children in the city. But this can change soon. There are already bicycle lanes and tracks in the city, but those are not really suitable for doing sports. The Millenáris...

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Liget Club

H-1101 Budapest, Népligeti út 2. http://ligetclub.hu/en/ info@ligetclub.hu Liget Club, the biggest club of Budapest was opened in 2011. The club has 5 dance floors, 5 different styles of music, a huge open-air terrace and an exclusive VIP room. You can find the widest range of club music in Hungary at our nightclub: edm, progressive house, funky house, minimal, r’n’b, retro, mainstream and deep house as well. The separated dance floors provide a great opportunity to taste the different styles. From Thursday to Sunday’s dawn Népliget becomes the focus of the craziest parties, where the most popular deejays are the...

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The 13th Budapest Transport Customer Service Centre has opened

Yet another BKK Customer Service Centre has opened: the location is Szentlélek tér suburban railway station. The new, European-standard customer service point provides integrated public transport-related services such as ticket and pass sales, travel information, taxi service complaint management, MOL Bubi public bike-sharing related assistance and general passenger information. At the new centre, two service counters await customers, who are called by their numbered tickets. Priority service is provided to physically-impaired customers and to parents with small children. Several public transport-related services are available at the new customer service centre which – just like all the others – is...

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Take BKK’s public transport services to the Sziget Festival

 The 24th Sziget Festival will be held on Óbuda Island (Óbudai-sziget) from 10 August to 17 August 2016. BKK Centre for Budapest Transport, the mobility manager of the Hungarian capital, provides higher frequencies on suburban railway line H5 and on tram line 6, and also operates vehicles with bigger passenger capacity on night lines 901 and 918, and launches special dedicated boat services to provide access for Sziget visitors to the venue of the festival. Transfer buses will be running between Liszt Ferenc International Airport and Óbuda Island. BKK recommends taking public transport to reach the Óbudai-sziget as fast...

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Metro line M3 will be replaced by buses between Nagyvárad tér and Kőbánya-Kispest on 6-7 August

Due to repair works, metro line M3 will be replaced by buses between Nagyvárad tér and Kőbánya-Kispest on 6-7 August 2016 (Saturday-Sunday). Metro cars will be operating between Újpest-Központ and Nagyvárad tér. Replacement bus M3 During the repair works, the replacement bus M3 to Nagyvárad tér M will run on the route section Kőbánya-Kispest M–Déli bejáró út–Vak Bottyán utca–Lehel utca–Üllői út–Könyves Kálmán körút–Albert Flórián út–Vágóhíd utca–Üllői út–Nagyvárad tér M and will serve the following stops: Kőbánya-Kispest M (boarding point): boarding point of bus 148; Határ út M: on Üllői út; at the stop of buses 914,914A, 950 and 950A;...

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8 sunbathing spots in Budapest

If you’re not too shy, there are some great green, sunny areas in Budapest where you can lay out on your blanket and go for that darker skin tone or just enjoy the Hungarian lifestyle. Don’t worry about sunbathing in parks or green zones, just think of British public parks or the Central Park. Take some water, a good book or quizzes with you and enjoy the sun. Károlyi Garden   Erzsébet Square This place is the middle of Budapest, but it’s still has a great green area with many young people. If you don’t have time to take...

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Budapest’s mayor: Budapest not ready to set start date for metro revamp

Budapest, July 8 (MTI) – Budapest’s municipal council has yet to set a start date for upgrading the third metro line, Budapest Mayor István Tarlós said on Friday. The planned duration of the project has not changed, Tarlós told a press conference, adding that delays may be avoidable. Regarding the possibility that the upgrade may have to be financed from an increased European Investment Bank loan instead of EU funds, he said the capital should be allowed to spend the 137.5 billion forints (EUR 436.9m) originally allocated for the revamp on other development projects. Concerning the replacement bus services...

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Liget project: Municipal leaders plan to chop down more than 2,000 trees?

Budapest, June 8 (MTI) – The capital should seek an expert opinion from UNESCO on the planned Liget Project, a scheme involving the construction of a museum quarter in Budapest’s City Park, the mayor of Budapest’s 14th district said on Wednesday. More than 300 million forints (EUR 1m) will be spent this year on developing green areas in Budapest, the City Assembly decided at its session on Wednesday.  Gergely Karácsony told a press conference ahead of a meeting of the municipal assembly that the project warrants consultation with UNESCO because the City Park is located in a world heritage site....

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City Council approves proposed venues for 2024 Olympics

Budapest, January 27 (MTI) – The Budapest City Council on Wednesday approved the proposed venues where the capital would organise the 2024 Olympic Summer Games. The council approved two venues made up of altogether seven clusters for the Olympics: the Danube area made up of Margaret Island, the Olympic Park and Obuda Island with the second venue encompassing the Heroes’ Square, Puskas Ferenc Stadium, Fair Centre and Nepliget (People’s Park). The venues were approved with 21 votes in favour, 1 against and 9 abstentions. The council rejected an initiative by the Socialists, green LMP, the Democratic Coalition and the...

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Hungarian derby: Ujpest beat FTC, trouble after the game – Photo Gallery

According to nemzetisport.hu, Ujpest won 1-0 with the goal of Mbaye Diagne in the home of Ferencvaros in the 29th round of the football NB I (Hungarian Football League). The number one green-whites (FTC) played 24 league and 3 cup matches without a defeat in the Groupama Arena. Daniel Bode, who leads the list of top scorers, suffered a serious-looking injury in the 5th minute of the match. In the first 50 minutes, Ujpest only had positions, but Mbaye Diagne did not make a mistake in the 59th minute: he was left alone in front of the empty gate,...

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Hooligans smashed Planetarium

According to szeretlekmagyarorszag.hu, the reopening of TIT Budapest Planetarium became uncertain, because the building was heavily damaged by trouble-makers after the Hungary-Romania European Championship qualifier. Related article: FANS CLASH WITH POLICE OUTSIDE STADIUM – PHOTOS ROMANIAN FANS FIGHT EACH OTHER AT THE AWAY MATCH VS HUNGARY – VIDEO After the match, police forces pushed back the hooligans from Groupama Arena towards Nepliget, where the crowd of thousands vandalized the building. The ultras dismantled the steps of the building and hurled its stones, smashed the safety equipment and make the cameras and antennas unusable – the institution said. The rowdy caused...

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Match of the year – Hungary-Romania match in the stadium and outside

The Hungary-Romania match will be organized in the Groupama Arena on September 4, 2015. This is very important match for Hungary because Romania currently leads the European Championship qualifying group F with 14 points, followed by Northern Ireland with 13 points and Hungary with 11 points. The getting on depends on the result of the coming match. Related article: VANDALS WREAK DESTRUCTION IN CENTRAL BUDAPEST AHEAD OF HUNGARY-ROMANIA SOCCER MATCH – VIDEO, PHOTOS In October 2014, the Hungarian national football team played a 1-1 draw in Romania. Balazs Dzsudzsak scored the goal of Hungary, breaking a curse since 1972 –...

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