Kőbánya (District 10)

Kőbánya: Budapest’s Historic Stone Mine District Kőbánya, a district with a rich history, offers a unique blend of natural beauty, architectural marvels, and industrial significance. Its name, which translates to “stone quarry,” hints at its deep-rooted history in stone extraction, which dates back to the Middle Ages. Introduction Historical Significance Kőbánya’s first mention, as “Kőér,” appears in King Béla IV’s 1244 donation letter, where the area was gifted to the city of Pest for cultivation. This historical reference is preserved …

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