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Szeged City tour

Price: 20.00 EUR
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Countries: Hungary
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Route: Szeged
Duration: 2 h

Szeged - home to the pairless Szeged slippers , the most Hungarian Spice, the Hungarian paprika and Hungarian Pick salami. According to the legends Attila, king of the Huns had his seat nearby and was buried here. Despite its rich history, the layout of today's city was mostly shaped by the great flood of 1879 of Szeged, which literally wiped away the whole tow. During the following years, a new and modern Szeged with palaces and wide avenues - emerged from the ruins.Awaiting you in Szeged is an Art Nouveau synagogue of unbelievable beauty, dramatic squares skirted by palaces, a museum in a bold Neoclassical Palace and a decorative brick church that is the fourth-largest building in Hungary. Our tour we start from the Széchenyi square, one of the largest square in Europe, a beautifully landscaped green park with trees and benches and the neo-baroque style City Hall, built in 1799. We continue to Virág Cukrászda (founded in 1922) for a delicious coffee, then Attila József Science University one of the most distinguished universities in Hungary. Through Heroes' Gate we reach the most notable square in Szeged's inner city, where the symbol of the town, the gigantic Neo-Romanesque, brown-brick Votive Church, called also Szeged Dom, and the oldest monument of Szeged, the St. Demetrius Tower stands. The church gives home to the biggest organ of Hungary (11 500 pipes). The Serbian Orthodox church in Dom square, dating from 1778, has a fantastic iconostasis: a central gold 'tree', with 60 icons hanging from its 'branches'. Dom square also contains the National Pantheon, which consists of statues and reliefs of 80 notables in Hungarian art, literature, culture and history.  On Dom square we hear the enchating tune of the Music Clock, made in 1936, displaying figures of notable professors and students in every hour. We also see the 500 years old horn’s patch of the city - in Matthias Church of Szeged, and one of the most beautiful buildings of Hungarian Secession, Reök Palace Szeged and more.
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