Icerink and boating lake at City Park

The ice rink

The largest open-air ice rink in Budapest is located in a beautiful setting, at Városliget (City Park) just behind Heroes’ Square and next to Vajdahunyad Castle.

Icerink BudapestFrom the end of October, the small lake is converted into an ice rink and becomes a popular scene among young people and families. Music and all other ingredients eg. mulled wine is provided to create a pleasant atmosphere.   In addition changing rooms, lockers and skate rental are at the visitor’s disposal.

Open: Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and 4:00- 8:00 pm,
Sat – Sun: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm and 4:00 – 8:00 pm

The boating lake

Boating lakeAt springtime the ice rink disappears, the basin is filled with water and as a result a calm lake becomes part of the scenery of the City Park. With the Vajdahunyad castle in the background it is probably one of the most picturesque views in Budapest.

It is worth to take a walk around the lake or even to rent a boat or a paddle-boat for a romantic half an hour.