About Szeged

About Szeged

Szeged is a city located in southeastern Hungary, situated on the banks of the Tisza River. It is the third-largest city in the country and is known for its vibrant cultural scene, beautiful architecture, and academic institutions. Szeged is home to a community of researchers and scholars and the University of Szeged, which is renowned for its research in the fields of science, medicine, and technology.

One of the highlights of Szeged is the Szeged Open-Air Festival, a summer-long celebration of music, dance, and theater that attracts performers from all over Hungary and beyond. 

The city’s architecture is also a major attraction, with many beautiful Art Nouveau and Art Deco buildings to explore. The Votive Church of Our Lady of Hungary, located in the city center, is a stunning example of Hungarian neo-Romanesque architecture and is a must-see for anyone interested in religious history.


For expats who love the outdoors, Szeged has plenty of parks and green spaces to explore, including the Botanical Garden and Arboretum of the University of Szeged, which features over 5,000 plant species from around the world.

Be sure to sample some of Szeged’s famous cuisine, which includes dishes such as fish soup, goulash, and chimney cake. And of course, no visit to Szeged would be complete without trying some of the local wines, which are produced in nearby vineyards and are known for their unique flavors and aromas.

Szeged offers a rich blend of history, culture, and academic excellence: immerse yourself in the best that Hungary has to offer!

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