Budapest/North Pest

North Pest is in Budapest. Two districts formed this. One of them is Angyalföld (German: Engelsfeld; literally: "Angel's Field") is a district in Budapest. This area was a hundred years ago was know about slum areas. Until 1950's it was a part of district 7th. From since started to built housing estates with mostly eleven floors buildings. The traditionally working class neighbourhood the northern and eastern part of its went through a process of gentrification due to the shopping centre/office-building boom of the 1990s. Almost at same time starting an luxury estate boom, thousands of apartments built along the Danube River. - The other district is Újpest (German: Neu-Pest, English: New Pest) is the 4th District in Budapest. The name Újpest means "new Pest" because the city was formed on the border of the city of Pest in 1838. Újpest was a village for six decades until 1907 when it became a town. In 1950, the town was unified with Budapest to form Greater Budapest. Since 1950, Újpest is the 4th District of Budapest. The main road #2 leading towards Vác. Northern tip of district 4th is the newewst Budapest bridge, the Megyeri bridge which give a short connection to Budakalász village just off from Óbuda.

Neighborhoods

In Angyalföld

Neighborhoods in Újpest

Welcome to Újpest

Geography sights

Get in

Újpest Center, Árpád Rd and István Rd intersection

By bus

By rail

The Esztergom-Budapest railway line affected the northern border of the district 13th. There are two smaller train stops. Újpest-Városkapu and Budapest-Angyalföld stations could be usefull for travel to Óbuda (via Újpest Rail Bridge) or exploring the Danube Bend western part and give some jumping off point to Pilis Mountain for some nice walking tours. Budapest–Vác–Szob and Budapest–Vácrátót–Vác railway lines passed the eastern side of the district 4th, here is two smaller train stops Istvántelek and Rákospalota-Újpest.

By public transport

In the district 13th

The main,-north-south direction,-route of the district 13th is the Váci út. Along this operating the Metro 3 suburban rail.

Surface public transport lines in Angyalföld:

In the district 4th

Bus #196, Újpest

The North-South (No. 3, marked blue) metro line terminated at Újpest központ station. Surface public transport lines in Újpest:

Getting around

Dózsa György út and Róbert Károly körút functioning as outer and great circle roads. These two roads serving connection with East Pest and, -via Árpád Bridge,- with Óbuda.

Special transports

See

Angyalföld

Lady of Mount Carmel church and monastery

Angyalföld (lit. Place of Angel) is traditional name of the district 13th. The postal code is H-113X. Since 2o13 Margaret Island was a part of its. Neighborhoods of its is Angyalföld, Újlipótváros, Vizafogó. The southern part of Újlipótváros built in around 1900, the architecture is a major tourist attraction in the area.

Angyalföld Lutheran church
St. Michael's Parish Church
Lehel Market Hall

Margaret Island (Margitsziget)

Margaret Island by air
Centennial Memorial
The Great Pool of Palatinus open air bath complex

Újpest

Újpest Queen of Heavens church. Western facade

This is traditional name of the IV. district. The postal code is H-104X.

Saint Stephen Parish of Újpest-Kertváros
Monument Water Tower, Újpest
Tavern of Megyer, a protected monument building

Do

Athletics

Baths

Bicycling

See chapter getting around

Events

Gokarting

Parks

Szent István Square Ice Rink in Újpest

Pinball

Tennis

Theatres

Comedy Theatre by night
Újpest Cultural Center

Buy

Banks

Markets

Újpest Market Hall inside

Malls and department stores

Shops

Supermarkets

Christhmas trees sale at Újpest Market Hall

Other stores

Hypermarkets

Eat

Confectionaries

Restaurants

This page uses the following price ranges for a typical meal for one, including soft drink:
Budget Under HUF2000
Mid-range HUF2000-3500
Splurge Above HUF3500

Fast food

Budget

Újpest Town Hall. Main entrance.

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Mid-range

Splurge

Pharmacies

Connect

Post Offices

Internet

Stay safe

This article is issued from Wikivoyage - version of the Friday, September 18, 2015. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.