Best Things To Do in Szeged, Hungary

Are you looking for what to do in Szeged?

  • Napfenyfurdo Aquapolis: The best waterpark – Thermal spa combination this side of the Balkans.
  • Dom Square: Surrounded by historical buildings and excellent food and architecture. Site of the Summer Open Air Theatre festival.
  • Votive Church: Large, elegant. Has an interesting mix of various medieval architectural times. A must on your list of things to do in Szeged.
  • Szeged Zoo: Practices serious animal conservation.
  • Crucian Street: The best hangout in the city, full of boutiques and bars and cafes. Great shopping.

Below we have a list of things to do in Szeged and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Szeged getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Szeged with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Szeged

Here is the list of things to do in Szeged and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Dom Square

    Landmark, Walking Area, Market, Square

    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 significance as the famous university buildings of Hungary are located here. The best time to visit the place is the summer. Open air theatres get organised here in summers and then the place become...Read more
  2. Szeged Synagogue

    4.7 (210 Votes)
    Szeged Synagogue

    Observatory, Architecture , Synagogue

    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 of the dome, the building was built in 1907. The Dome’s ornately decorated interior, with a famed blue and gold cupola, and famed stained glass, is the work of artist Miksa roth. Also check ou...Read more
  3. Votive Church

    4.8 (338 Votes)
    Votive Church

    Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    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 the Roman Catholic Diocese of Szeged–Csanad. Highlights include:  The Hero’s Bell, which weighs 8600 kg. Europe’s third largest pipe organ, with 9040 pipes. A statue of the M...Read more
  4. The Old Bridge Restaurant

    4.7 (247 Votes)
    The Old Bridge Restaurant

    Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    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 servings of Hunagarian classic meats such as beef, pork, poultry and fish make it a favourite among locals and tourists alike. It’s super charming.
  5. Museum Of Water Conservancy

    4.6 (180 Votes)
    Museum Of Water Conservancy


    This short and sweet attraction has a small collection.
  6. Parapark Szeged

    4.7 (214 Votes)
    Parapark Szeged


    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 out within one hour. There are two rooms, and the only sad part about the entire experience is that once you’ve solved the puzzle, you’ll never again be able to have as much fun! It&rsquo...Read more
  7. Anna Spring

    4.5 (271 Votes)
    Anna Spring

    Water Body

    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 a lease on this place and named it after his daughter. Today the spa offers full scale medicinal and relaxation wellness through its various thermal baths: There are a lukewarm family bubbling pool...Read more
  8. Pick Salami And Szeged Paprika Museum


    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 ground floor of this museum, you’ll find a wonderful historical tour takes you through tools, objects and pictures in an incredibly engaging exhibit about the Salami assembly line. Szeged Paprika...Read more
  9. Bridge Of Sighs

    4.6 (273 Votes)
    Bridge Of Sighs

    Landmark, Bridge, Architecture

    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 able to cross between the two buildings without coming down to the street. You can find it in a street close to the Szechenyi Square. The sighs were different though: In Venice, it was the prisone...Read more
  10. Oreg Korossy

    4.6 (138 Votes)
    Oreg Korossy

    Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    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 restaurant’s flavour is very authentic. It’s kind of romantic too, for all that it can seat over 250 people. On the wall of the restaurant you’ll be able to spot the level to which the w...Read more
  11. Szeged Zoo

    4.7 (123 Votes)
    Szeged Zoo

    Wildlife Park, Zoo

    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 recovered from illegal smuggling. Covering about 600 animals through 140 species, exhibits at the zoo include: the wolverine, L’Hoest’s monkey, fossa, Alaotran gentle lemur, bat eared fox,...Read more
  12. National Pantheon

    Architecture , Sculpture

    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 Pantheon becomes so important. Close to the Dom Square, in the middle of the University, this series of sculptures, which surround three sides of the square, contains the busts of notable contributors ...Read more
  13. Szeged University Botanical Garden

    Botanical Garden

    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 conservation… and they’ve come up with ways to tailor your tour of the garden based on the above targets. Two of the garden’s highlights are the Indian Lotus and the Metasequoia. Amenit...Read more
  14. Boci Tejivo

    3.9 (195 Votes)
    Boci Tejivo

    Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    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-based dishes,, as well as omelettes, pancakes and the special sweet pastas will take care of your weet tooth, but if you want something more flavourful, try out the sandwiches and burgers. Every inch ...Read more
  15. Crucian Street

    Walking Area, Restaurant, Streets

    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 boutiques, restaurants, bars and cafes, making it one of the most popular hangouts in the city. The people watching is excellent. In winter, the street is enchantingly decorated for Christmas. Do not ...Read more