the monument of the Heros'
the largest green areas of Budapest can be found. It’s worth
mentioning not just becuse of its hundred years old oak trees and
relaxing pathways but some intresting buildings and important amusement
places also hide there.
the Middle Ages there was a swamp in the
area, which belonged to the Hungarian kings and was used as a hunting
place. In the 18th century Queen Maria Theresia ordered the swamp to be
canalised and trees to be planted. The territory witnessed a
great development, when in 1896 it became the place of the celebration
of the thousandth anniversary of the Hungarian conquest.
is one of the
largest bath complexes in Europe.
It was built in neo-baroque style between 1909 and 1913 and later
enlarged. It consits of an indoor and an open-air part with several
pools. Its water originates from the artesian springs of the
City Park, which are 74 Celsius warm. The thermal water is
effective in healing gynealogical, dermatological and nerve problems.
small in comparison with other famous zoos in the world. What makes it
interesting that it has an Art Nouveau style decoration and some parts
are covered with Zsolnay tiles. It is the second oldest zoo in Europe.
also situated here, which
contribute to the fact that the City Park is a beloved place to spend
free time in Budapest.
of the city park makes the whole park a romantic spot. It is possible
to row a boat on it when the weather is nice. During wintertime the
lake is drained and serves as the biggest artificial ice