People's Park (Budapest)

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"Népliget" redirects here. For the metro station, see Népliget (Budapest Metro).
The Planetarium

Népliget or People's Park is the biggest public park in Budapest, Hungary. It is located southeast of the city centre, and covers an area of 110 hectares (270 acres). It was established to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the union of Pest, Buda and Óbuda. The park is the site of the Planetarium, which is a laser theatre, and the E-klub, the biggest night club in Budapest.[1]

The park was the site of the 1936 Hungarian Grand Prix, held on roads within the park.[2]

Transport[edit]

Népliget bus station

South of the part is the Népliget bus station, an international coach station. The Line 3 (North-South line) of the Budapest Metro has a stop there. The tram #1-#1A have three stops along the north-western border of the Népliget.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NÉPLIGET". Budapest.com. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Budapest’s secret Grand Prix street circuit". Retrieved 2014-02-20. 

Coordinates: 47°28′41″N 19°6′25″E / 47.47806°N 19.10694°E / 47.47806; 19.10694