Józsefváros is traditional name of the VIII. district, literally meaning "Josephtown" and referring to Emperor Joseph II of Austria and Hungary. This area is a popular, with scores of students and several cafés and pizzerias.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a museum in , . Photo: Misibacsi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a theatre in , . Photo: Thaler Tamas, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is a renovated synagogue that dates back to the 1920s and serves as a and museum for and about Hungarian Jews that were murdered in the Holocaust. Photo: VinceB, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a university in , . Photo: Cesarzambrano1, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is the traditional name of the VII. district of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5 hu.

or Downtown is the V. District of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is traditional name of the IX. district. Photo: Tsy1980, CC BY-SA 4.0.


47.4911° or 47° 29' 28.1" north
19.0751° or 19° 4' 30.4" east
Open Location Code
110 metres (361 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 393452521
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Catalan: Districte VIII de Budapest
  • Catalan: Józsefváros
  • Cebuano: Budapest VIII. kerület
  • Chinese: 约瑟夫城
  • Czech: Józsefváros
  • Czech: VIII. obvod
  • Dutch: District VIII
  • Dutch: District VIII van Boedapest
  • Dutch: Józsefváros
  • English: Budapest District VIII
  • English: Jozsefvaros
  • Esperanto: Józsefváros
  • Estonian: Budapesti VIII rajoon
  • Estonian: Budapesti VIII ringkond
  • French: 8e arrondissement de Budapest
  • German: Josefstadt
  • German: Józsefváros
  • Hungarian: Budapest 8. kerülete
  • Hungarian: Budapest VIII. kerülete
  • Hungarian: Budapest nyolcadik kerülete
  • Hungarian: Józsefváros
  • Indonesian: Józsefváros
  • Italian: Józsefváros
  • Japanese: ヨージェフヴァーロシュ
  • Persian: یوژفواروش
  • Persian: یوژف‌واروش
  • Polish: Józsefváros
  • Romanian: Józsefváros
  • Russian: Йожефварош
  • Serbian: Будимпешта VIII округ
  • Serbo-Croatian: Józsefváros
  • Slovak: VIII. obvod
  • Somali: Józsefváros
  • Spanish: Józsefváros
  • Swedish: Budapest VIII. kerület
  • Ukrainian: Йожефварош
  • Vietnamese: Quận VIII, Budapest

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