The City of Szeged
The City of Szeged is the third largest city in Hungary with 170.000 inhabitants. It is located in the southwest of the country, near the tripoint of Hungary, Romania and Serbia. Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is only 105 milesaway. Szeged is also known as the “sunshine city”.
Szeged is located on the mouth of the Mures River, where it goes into the Tisza River, a quite wide and historically important river for the city and the trade. There are many tourist attractions in Szeged, which you should not miss. For instance, there are picturesque squares and buildings. You will discover many different things, especially in the old town. Tourists and locals love the Széchenyi square, which is surrounded by beautiful buildings, green spaces and Art Nouveau fountains and statues.
Nowadays, Szeged is one of the most important cities in Hungary in terms of economy and culture. However, it also plays an essential role in the scientific field. Furthermore, the city hosts many fairs, sports competitions, cultural events and celebrations.
Thanks to the large amount of international students, Szeged remains active and modern. Despite being a forward-looking city, it has not lost its historical charm, which is one of the main attractions for the tourists, who come from all over the world to visit the city.