Szeged is the fourth largest city of Hungary, the regional centre of South-Eastern Hungary and the capital of the county of Csongrád. It is situated near the southern border of Hungary, just to the south of the mouth of the Maros River, on both banks of the Tisza River (Theiss, Tiscia). Due to the high number of sunshine hours annually, Szeged is often called City of Sunshine.
Szeged boasts beautiful buildings and wide avenues. It’s main sights include the City centre, the Water Tower, the Ferenc Mora Museum, Reok Palace, Grof palace and Kárász street the main street of downtown.
Things to See & Do
* Kárász street - main street, downtown
* Tisza river
* Dom sqare and the Votive church
* Ferenc Mora Museum
* Pick Salami and Szeged Paprika Museum
Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Forint (HUF)
Language – Hungarian
Land Area – 280.84 km²
Population – 170,290 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 36
Port Location – The River port in Szeged is located on the Tisza river.
Travel Links - It takes about 2 hours to travel by train from Budapest Nyugati to Szeged. These trains also stop at Ferihegy, Terminal 1.
Szeged has a small airport, which is just perfect for small airplanes or private planes.