The Rennweg U--Bahn station situated close to the City Park. The historical name of the city park Judenbühl derives from the tragedy concerned with the murdering of jews on this place in 1349. At middle of the 19th century, the park was named Maxfield commemorating the King Maximilian of Bavaria. The most memorable event happened in the park when Frenchman Jean-Pierre Blanchard started his flight with his hot air balloon on November 12, 1787. Chronicles say that about 50,000 spectators attended this event.