The Best Things To Do in Szeged

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.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Szeged, Hungary

Must see places in Szeged ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Szeged and point of interests to visit.

  1. Dom Square

    #1 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Dom Square

    Tags: Landmark, Walking Area, Market, Square

    Address: Dom Square, Szeged, Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Dom Square is one of the major and prominent squares of Hungary that you can visit with your touring companions. Its name has been derived from the church that is right next to it. The place carries s...Read more

  2. Szeged Synagogue

    #2 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Szeged Synagogue

    Tags: Observatory, Architecture , Synagogue

    Address: Josika utca 10, Szeged, Hungary

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is one of the most beautiful and architecturally accomplished buildings in Szeged. Mixing Art Nouveau and Historicist styles in a very Hungarian fashion, with some Gothic flourishes on the ribs o...Read more

  3. Votive Church

    #3 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Votive Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Szeged, Dom ter 15, 6720 Hungary

    Timings: 06:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This twin-spired church lies on the Dom Square, next to the Domotor Tower. At 55 metres high (91 metres for the towers) the church is the fourth largest in the country. It serves as the cathedral of t...Read more

  4. The Old Bridge Restaurant

    #4 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    The Old Bridge Restaurant

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Szeged, Oskola u. 4, 6720 Hungary

    Timings: 11:30 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Close to Szegeds Old Bridge, this folksy little restaurant with lace-tablecloth and minimalistic charm is a beautiful insight into Hungarian culture. It’s eclectic decor, massive portions and se...Read more

  5. Museum Of Water Conservancy

    #5 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Museum Of Water Conservancy

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 6726 Szeged, Maros-toroki gatorhaz

    Timings: 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    This short and sweet attraction has a small collection.

  6. Parapark Szeged

    #6 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Parapark Szeged

    Tags: Games

    Address: Szeged, Vitez utca 28, 6722 Hungary

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Above the Nyugi Kert pub is one of Szegets best kept secrets – An escape room game. It’s easy to get in, but almost impossible to get out! You must use all your wits and teamwork to get ou...Read more

  7. Anna Spring

    #7 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Anna Spring

    Tags: Water Body

    Address: Szeged, Tisza Lajos krt. 24, 6720 Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Szeged wanted its own spring, so it began to dig for a thermal well at this spot. Almost a kilometre down, they found some of the most mineral rich water deposit ever. Dezso Patzauer in 1937 took out ...Read more

  8. Pick Salami And Szeged Paprika Museum

    #8 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Pick Salami And Szeged Paprika Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 6721 Szeged, Felso Tisza-part 10.

    Timings: 03:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    Even a small Hungarian town can be famous for it’s food. Szeged serves up two things: Pick Salami: This 19the century secret recipe is not explained, but the production of salami is. On the grou...Read more

  9. Bridge Of Sighs

    #9 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Bridge Of Sighs

    Tags: Landmark, Bridge, Architecture

    Address: Szeged, Szechenyi ter 10., 6720 Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Styled after the famous bridge of the Medici’s in Venice, this Szeged wonder was built to connect the Town House to the City Hall. It was actually built for Emperor Franz Joseph who wanted to be...Read more

  10. Oreg Korossy

    #10 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Oreg Korossy

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Szeged, Sarga Udulotelep 262, 6723 Hungary

    Timings: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    This famed fish restaurant, opened in the 1930s, offers wonderful views of over the Tiszca river to its diners. Combining the very best of traditional Hungarian cooking with modern tastes, the restaur...Read more

  11. Szeged Zoo

    #11 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Szeged Zoo

    Tags: Wildlife Park, Zoo

    Address: Cserepes sor 47., Szeged 6725, Hungary

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Since 1989, this 40 hectare zoo has made a name for itself in nature conservation and educational activities, and treats injured and orphaned animals. The Quarantine house houses animals and birds rec...Read more

  12. National Pantheon

    #12 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    National Pantheon

    Tags: Architecture , Sculpture

    Address: Dom Square, Szeged, Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    When people thing of Hungary, they don’t unusually think of a nation of achievers and prioneers in various fields that have contributed a lot to the human heritage… which is why this Pant...Read more

  13. Szeged University Botanical Garden

    #13 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Szeged University Botanical Garden

    Tags: Botanical Garden

    Address: Szeged, Lovolde u. 42.Hungary

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Covering about 5000 species in about 24 acres, this Botanical garden is pride and joy of the university. The garden undertakes three major tasks – collection, education and research, and conserv...Read more

  14. Boci Tejivo

    #14 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Boci Tejivo

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: 6720 Szeged, Zrinyi utca 2

    The name literally translates into Milk Paradise. Open 24 hours, the restaurant has something of a cult following among locals. It’s one of their favourite midnight hangouts. Hungarian dairy-bas...Read more

  15. Crucian Street

    #15 of 114 Things To Do in Szeged
    Crucian Street

    Tags: Walking Area, Restaurant, Streets

    Address: Karasz utca, szeged Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A beautiful, red-cobblestoned street lined by beautiful and charming buildings on each side. It’ll make you want to live here! Vehicles are not allowed on it. It’s sides are lined with bou...Read more

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  • Hősök Kapuja

    1 Boldogasszony sugárút

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  • IV. Béla

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Bika-Tó

    Lakes
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  • Móra Ferenc Múzeum

    Roosevelt tér 1-3

    Museums
  • Pick Szalámi és Szegedi Paprika Múzeum

    Felső Tisza-part 10

    Museums
  • Szegedi Ifjúsági Ház Nonprofit Kft. IH Rendezvényközpont

    Felső Tisza-part 2

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  • Fekete Ház

    Somogyi u. 13

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  • Kass Galéria

    Vár u. 7

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  • Múzeumok

    Horváth Mihály u. 5

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  • Napfényfürdő Aquapolis Szeged

    Torontál tér 1

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  • John Bull Pub

    Oroszlán u. 6

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  • Maláta kézműves sör- és grill kert

    Somogyi u. 13

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  • Retro Klub

    Széchenyi tér 3

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  • Sing Sing Music Hall

    Mars tér 14

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  • Smooth

    Oskola u. 3

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  • Mignon

    Kossuth Lajos sugárút 6

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  • Szerencsejáték Zrt

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  • Nádastó Szabadidőpark

    Beaches
  • Partfürdő - Szeged

    Beaches
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  • Marostői Horgászcikk és Állateledel Üzlet

    Hunting and Fishing
  • RÁJA Horgászbolt

    Dorozsmai út 145

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Balzer Mintabolt

    Szent Ferenc u. 9

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Czeroczki Zoltán

    Cserepes sor 1

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Kószó Imréné

    Kálmány Lajos u. 2

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Horgászegyesület László István Honvéd Sporthorgász Egyesület

    Ormos Ede u. 13

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  • Városi Sportcsarnok

    Temesvári krt. 33

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