2 ECTS Course Code: XSE021-64Field trip Budapest
The students can enroll without credits as well!
Approximate price: 25 EUR
The draft program:The meeting will be at Nyugati Pályaudvar (Nyugati railway station), where the train terminates from Szeged. The meeting should be at 9.15 am. Under the information board. If you travel from Szeged it means you need to catch the 6.45 am train!
The deatiled programme is below, which can be modified!
Programme6:45 Departure from Szeged Train station9:07 Arrival to Budapest Nyugati railway station9.15 Eiffel square rehabilitation project, governmental development plans, Nyugati square rehabilitation. Right to the city? Urban poverty and homelessnes (d:30’ 10 min walk) 10.00 Kossuth Square,rehabilitation project of the square, memories from the 1956 revolution (d:40’ 5min walk)10.45 Szabadság square, story of a debated monument (d: 20’ 10 min walk)11.05 Szent István Square, Basilica, places of religion (d:20’ 10 min walk)11.35 Aquarium pub and club: cultural tourism, pub-culture. restroom facility (d:30’) 12.05-12.25 walking through Király street, Gozsdu hof and Wesselényi street urban renewal and evolution of the soho int he 7th disctrict, gentrification processes12.25 LUNCH at Karaván street food „restaurant” (d:35’) Approx: 1000-2500 HUF 13.05 Szimpla Kert Ruin pub: local beer tasting and restroom facility (d:40’) Approx: 500-1000 HUF (10 min walk)14.00 Synagog of Dohány street (d:20’) history of the jewish community in Budapest and the ghetto (10 min walk)14.30 Astoria metro station ticket purchasing (d:10’) take the metro till Kálvin square (10 min)15.00 National Museum (d:30’) Brief story of the revoultion in 1848-49, Ráday street rehabilitation project, taking Metro line 4 to Szt Gellért square (20 min story of the metroline 4)16.00 Gellért hill cave church (d: 30’) (20 min walk till the Liberty statue)17.00 Liberty statue (d: 20’) The story of the missing statues (15 min walk)17.40 Rudas Gyógyfürdő, the city of thermal waters. Bus stop, taking Busline 17 till Clark Ádám square (10 min)18.00 The Chain bridge from above (d: 20’)18.30 Buda castle (d:20’) (15 min walk)19.00 Fisherman’s bastille Budapest from above, Budapest by night (toilet facility) Battyányi square metro station (metro line 2) – Deák square (metro line 1) – Heroes square (30 min)19.57 Departure from Budapest to Szeged, Nyugati station