printing houses, libraries, laboratories, business incubators, student rooms, dining halls, students' unions, student societies, and academic festivities. Moreover, the history of the city is often intertwined with the history of the university itself. Many European university towns have not been merely important places of scientific and educational endeavor, but also centers of political, cultural and social influence to their respective societies throughout the centuries. Examples of these cities
, Szeged has a really good public transportation network. Within the city you can get around by cabs (taxi), trams (villamos), trolley buses (trolibusz) or autobus (autóbusz). If you wish to use these types of public transportation, you will need to find out about their routes, stops and schedules. During the work week, in the busy hours, within the city, most public transportation vehicles will leave every 10–15 minutes. Schedules *Schedule of public transport: http
area_code 62 leader_title Mayor leader_name László Botka (MSZP (Hungarian Socialist Party)) latd 46.255 longd 20.145 website http: www.szegedvaros.hu ''' ; see also other alternative names (Szeged#Etymology)) is the fourth largest city (List of cities and towns in Hungary#Largest cities in Hungary) of Hungary, the largest city
and regional centre of the Southern Great Plain and the county town of Csongrád (Csongrád (county)) county (Counties of Hungary). The University of Szeged is one of the most distinguished universities in Hungary. The famous Szeged Open Air (Theatre) Festival (first held in 1931) is one of the main attractions; which are held every summer celebrated as the Day of the city on May 21. Etymology The name Szeged might come from an old Hungarian (Hungarian language) word
for corner ('' '') – a reference to the color of the water where the rivers Tisza and Maros merge. On etymology The city has its own
tact and pleasant wit. thumb right Béla Balázs (bronze portrait by Sándor Tóth) (File:TóthSándorBalázsBélaKJ.JPG) '''Béla Balázs''' ( ) (4 August 1884, Szeged – 17 May 1949, Budapest), born '''Herbert Bauer''', was a Hungarian (Hungary)-Jewish film critic (film criticism), aesthete (aesthetics), writer and poet. During the Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) rule (in the 16th-17th centuries), Bačka was part of the Sanjak of Szeged Segedin
. It is in the same block as Retro, but on the other side of the building. This is a highly popular party place among foreign students who study in the city. They usually play the latest popular dance songs. *
de siecle Hungarian blending of Art Nouveau and Historicist styles sometimes known as Magyar style. It served Szeged's large Neolog community. Inside: its 48.5m tall domed ceiling, draws on multiple historical styles to produce its overall mixed Art Nouveau and Moorish Revival style. The rib-like wall above the organ has Gothic origins, while the columns supporting the galleries are Roman. The interior is decorated with painted stained glass, all of them are the work of the artist Miksa Róth. The design of the Torah Ark alludes to the Holy of Holies in the Temple of Solomon by using sittim wood from the banks of Nile, the wood called for in the building of the Temple of Solomon in 1 Kings. The hinges are in the shape of the Hysop plant, a plant used in the ancient Temple service. The artistically carved pews, the harmonizing blue, gold and ivory-while decorations were made according to the designs of Immanuel Löw. * WikiPedia:Szeged Commons:Szeged
. It was built between 1913 and 1930, in neo-Romanesque style according plans of Frigyes Schulek and Erno Foer. It is the fourth largest church in Hungary. The dome is 54m outside (33m above the inside floor) and the towers are both 91m high. The cathedral decorated inside and outside with numerous mosaics, statues and low-reliefs. Europe's third largest '''church organ''' with over nine thousand pipes is in the Cathedral. One of the most remarkable artistic work among the inside statues is "
. * thumb right Historic building in Stefania street (File:Stefánia 6 - Szeged.jpg) Sleep thumb right Magyar Radio building in Stefania street (File:Magyar Radio - Szeged.jpg) You will have various choices to stay at while in Szeged. The city has
46.2496 long 20.1165 directions phone tollfree fax hours price content thumb right Unusually for a big box store, the local Media Markt is actually a quite unique building (File:Szeged Media Markt épület Makkosházi körúti homlokzat.JPG) Buy * *
address Tisza Lajos krt. 76. lat long directions In the downtown phone tollfree fax hours price content there is also a vegetarian restaurant serving traditional Indian and Hungarian dishes as well. Fast Food There are lots of fast food places in the city. The most popular ones are local pizza restaurants, which are all around town. Some of them, which are open until the morning hours, are popular gathering places for the late night crowd. Of course, the international fast food chains are also present (Burger King, McDonald's, etc.), they are popular mostly among younger people. Compared to the local fast food places, these chains offer smaller portions for higher prices. * WikiPedia:Szeged Commons:Szeged
''' ; see also other alternative names (Szeged#Etymology)) is the fourth largest city (List of cities and towns in Hungary#Largest cities in Hungary) of Hungary, the largest city and regional centre of the Southern Great Plain and the county town of Csongrád (Csongrád (county)) county (Counties of Hungary). The University of Szeged is one of the most distinguished universities in Hungary.
The famous Szeged Open Air (Theatre) Festival (first held in 1931) is one of the main attractions; which are held every summer celebrated as the Day of the city on May 21.