Must see attractions in Szeged

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    New Synagogue

    The recently renovated art nouveau New Synagogue, designed by Lipót Baumhorn in 1903, is the most beautiful Jewish house of worship in Hungary, if not the…

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    Reök Palace

    The Reök Palace is a mind-blowing green-and-lilac art nouveau structure, built in 1907, that looks like a decoration at the bottom of an aquarium. It’s…

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    Votive Church Exhibition Centre

    This new exhibition space opened in the crypt of the Votive Church below Dom tér in 2016. It examines the history of the cathedral and the surrounding…

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    Serbian Orthodox Church

    The Zopf-style Serbian Orthodox church in Dóm tér, dating from 1778, has a fantastic iconostasis: a central gold 'tree', with 70 icons hanging from its …

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    Gróf Palace

    This lovely Secessionist office building with floral mosaics was completed in 1913.

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    Ferenc Móra Museum

    The erstwhile Palace of Education (1896) now houses this excellent museum containing a colourful collection of folk as well as traditional trades from…

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    Votive Church

    The twin-towered Votive Church is a disproportionate brown-brick monstrosity that was pledged after the flood in 1879 but not completed until 1930. About…

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    Pick Salami & Szeged Paprika Museum

    Between the two bridges spanning the Tisza is this museum with two floors of exhibits showing the methods of salami production and the cultivating,…

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    St Demetrius Tower

    The Romanesque Demetrius Tower in Dóm tér is the city's oldest structure and is all that remains of a church erected here in the 12th century. It can be…

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    Heroes’ Gate

    This gate was erected in 1936 in honour of Miklós Horthy’s White Guards, who were responsible for ‘cleansing’ the nation of ‘reds’ after the ill-fated…

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    Town Hall

    On the west side of the Széchenyi tér is the neobaroque town hall, built in 1883, with its bizarre, top-heavy tower and colourful tiled roof.

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    Castle Museum & Lapidarium

    After the 1879 flood claimed many of the walls of Szeged’s riverfront castle built around 1240, the city demolished the rest. Behind the Ferenc Móra…

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    National Pantheon

    The National Pantheon – statues and reliefs of more than 100 notables running along an arcade around three sides of Dóm tér – is a crash course in…

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    Dóm tér

    'Cathedral Square' contains Szeged’s most important monuments and buildings, including the Votive Church, and is the centre of events during the annual…

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    Old Synagogue

    There are a few buildings of interest in Szeged's former Jewish quarter, including the neoclassical Old Synagogue, built in 1843. It now houses theatre…

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    Former Jewish Community Centre

    Among the buildings of interest in Szeged's one-time Jewish quarter is this former Jewish community centre built in 1902, which once served as an old-age…