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Szeged, with its eclectic palaces, and stunning art nouveau facades presents a harmonious range of cityscapes. Setting out from the heart of the city in any direction, sights of special interest will attract your attention.

Szeged, 

city of sunshine,

city of palaces,

CITY OF SUNSHINE

You might happen upon the Synagogue, whose exterior is a mixture of Moorish and Art Nouveau, with hints of the baroque as well. Listening to a live concert in the building’s ornate interior is a truly memorable experience.

After the great flood of Szeged the whole city was rebuilt including, at the behest of the people of Szeged, the eternal symbol of the city – the neo-Romanesque Cathedral or the Votive Church. In front of this imposing edifice on the Cathedral Square one of the largest outdoor theatre festivals in Europe is held every summer.

You can get to know the city’s traditional products at the Pick Salami and Paprika Museum or by visiting the Szeged Slipper Workshop, where you will discover why this locally made footwear is truly unique. If you are looking for fun though then make a trip to the zoo and safari park or else unwind at the Napfény Baths water world with its slides, whirlpools and thermal baths.

It is also worth spending a few hours just strolling round the city. Stop off for a coffee and a Szeged croissant in an atmospheric patisserie, or treat yourself to a fish soup in a riverside restaurant. Once you have tasted the flavours of Szeged the chances are you’ll want to return again and again.

And it is worth coming back as Szeged has attractions on offer in every season. From spring to early autumn Szeged turns into the city of festivals. Starting with the Wine Festival, then come the Bridge Fair, the Open Air Theatre Festival and the Fish Festival. And in winter there are Christmas Fairs and the traditionally high-spirited festival celebrating the manifold ways of preparing pig meat. All these delights and many other cultural and culinary highlights are here for Szeged’s visitors to discover and enjoy.