Fully 80 percent of Hungarians support the project to transform Budapest’s City Park (Liget) into a cultural venue once they had insight into the concrete plans, according to a survey by the Inspira Research Group published on Friday.
The survey conducted in the form of interviews with a representative sample of 1,000 adults showed that the overwhelming majority of Hungarians support carrying out the Liget Project in its entirety.
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Respondents in favour of the project said it would boost Hungary’s reputation, while its abandonment would be a loss not just to Budapest but to the country as a whole.
Altogether 80 percent of respondents supported the construction of the new National Gallery, the House of Innovation and the City Park Theatre in the area, the survey showed.
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