Tower in Szeged

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.
Museum in Szeged

Ferenc Móra Museum

The erstwhile Palace of Education built in 1896 now houses this excellent museum containing a colourful collection of folk art from Csongrád County as well as traditional trades. After the 1879 flood claimed many of…
Monument in Szeged

National Pantheon

The National Pantheon – statues and reliefs of more than 100 notables running along an arcade around three sides of the square – is a crash course in Hungarian art, literature, culture and history. Even the Scotsman…
Synagogue in Szeged

New Synagogue

The Art Nouveau New Synagogue, which was designed by Lipót Baumhorn in 1903, is the most beautiful Jewish house of worship in Hungary. It is still in use, though the community has dwindled from 8000 before WWII to a…
Jewish Site in Szeged

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 workshops.
Architecture in Szeged

Reök Palace

The Reök Palace is a mind-blowing green and lilac Art Nouveau structure built in 1907 that looks like an aquarium decoration. It’s been polished up to its original lustre and now hosts regular photography and visual…
Church in Szeged

Serbian Orthodox Church

The Serbian Orthodox church in Dóm tér, dating from 1778, has a fantastic iconostasis: a central gold 'tree', with 70 icons hanging from its 'branches'.
Church in Szeged

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. The interior borders on gaudy but it's still an impressive achievem…
Square in Szeged

Dóm tér

'Cathedral Square’ contains Szeged’s most important buildings and monuments and is the centre of events during the annual summer Szeged Open-Air Festival. Lording above all else is the twin-towered Votive Church, a …