The Main Gate monument reconstruction of the Capital's Zoo

Client: Fővárosi Állat- és Növénykert (The Capital's Zoo and Botanical Garden)

Project duration: 15. 09. 2010 – 31. 12. 2012

Project tasks:

Reconstruction of the Main Gate and of the connecting main square. „The competitive tourism product and attraction development” project won funding suport under number KMOP-2009-3.1.1./C-09-2009-0002. The reconstruction contributed to the development of following targets and additional services:

  • Renovation of the secession building under monument protection, and transformation of the connecting square to enable the area to become a central information and meeting place.
  • Development of new services (eg. The City Park /Városliget/ historical exhibition design, establishment of a new water block, free wireless internet access point in the City Park and Zoo /Városliget és Állatkert/, raising the awareness of the audio-guide system, and facilitating the purchase of tickets),
  • Establishment of an interactive visitor information point near the cashiers, where visitors can receive detailed information of the program of the zoo and other tourist facilities near Városliget (the City Park).
  • Access to new target groups, through the fall-winter full-featured attraction increase the visit (return) rate, as well as to increase the visit time spent in the zoo, and elongate the major season.

Project information (in Hungarian):

www.zoobudapest.com/rolunk/fejlesztesek/fokapu-rekonstrukcio