Szeged is the largest town in Hungary and is situated at the confluence of the rivers Tisza and Maros. The city is often referred to as the ‘City of Sunshine’ as it has the highest number of sunny days throughout the year. Today, the city is an important cultural hub and was awarded the title of the European Capital of Culture for the year 2010. Presently, the city boasts a number of open air theatres, beautiful lakes, elegant architecture, thrilling activities and excursions, historical structures, huge art galleries and museums and a delicious cuisine, that attract tourists from all across the world.
The best way to experience the vibrant and rich culture of the city is to indulge in some of the best things to do in Szeged some of which include taking a tour of some of its many museums like the Mora Ferenc Museum, Kass Gallery and the Black House. The city of Szeged is home to over thirty churches and one can take a tour of some of the significant churches like The Votive Church of Szeged, Synagogue and the Lower City Franciscan Church and Monastery. The city also caters to the shopaholics and offers everything from big supermarkets to small shops. The best shopping areas in Szeged include Napfeny Park, Szeged Plaza and the Gulacsy terem. Some other top things to do in Szeged include taking part in the number of festivals and events that take place throughout the year like the Bridge Fair, International Tisza Fish Festival and The Youth Days of Szeged. And when one is tired from all the exploration, Szeged offers lots of green spaces, parks and squares like Dom Square, Stefania, Dugonics Square and the Szechenyi Square, where one can just sit, relax and take in the beauty of the picturesque city. With such a large list of things to do, Szeged is sure to keep you captured in its vibrant colours of culture and in turn provide you with a memorable vacation.