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Aug 07, 2019

New National Circus Art Center to be built next to Nyugati Railway Station

A new building is set to be built next to Nyugati Railway Station to house the Capital Circus of Budapest. The National Circus Art Center will also operate as a school, museum and research center.

A new building is set to be built next to Nyugati Railway Station to house the Capital Circus of Budapest.

The Hungarian National Circus Art Center, part of the Liget Budapest project, will be built on a site five times larger than its current location.

Péter Fekete, Cultural Secretary at the Human Resources Department, said the construction of the National Circus Art Center will be realized in one of the most valuable areas of ​​Budapest and will reflect the size and quality of the world-famous Hungarian circus art.

The center will not only serve as a circus but will operate as a school, museum and research center. During the new building’s construction, Capital Circus of Budapest will continue to operate in its present location, in the City Park.

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