What is Szeged known for?

shows play

Open-Air Theater * In the summer you don't want to miss the famous "Open-Air Festival" It is called open-air, because the Dóm square is turned into a stage with seats. It usually starts around the beginning of July and ends sometime in August. The shows play for about a week and then they change. Tickets are not always easy to get, but you can always get them from scouts (of course at a higher price) before the show starts. '''Tips

military band

is the third largest city in Hungary); he also served as director of its military band from 1933. In 1942, he was court-martialed by the government of Miklós Horthy for wanting to employ Jewish musicians, and for having "Jewish blood" himself (according to reliable reports, his mother was Jewish). When the Nazis occupied Hungary in 1944, the chief editor of the Szeged daily newspaper warned Fricsay that the Gestapo planned to arrest him; he

social influence

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 include Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews, Szeged, Kraków, Leiden, Grenoble, Montpellier, Bologna, Coimbra, Salamanca, Leuven, Ghent, Heidelberg, Freiburg, Fribourg, Göttingen, Trondheim, Pisa, L'Aquila, Marburg, Jena, Ferrara, Uppsala, Siena, Pavia, Delft, Tartu, Tübingen, or Poitiers. Potchefstroom, Grahamstown and Stellenbosch are South African examples of university towns in the European tradition. Gömbös entered the Austro-Hungarian Army as a cadet in Pécs and quickly became a member of the officer corps, serving as a captain (Captain (land)) during World War I. While in the army, Gömbös became a staunch advocate of Hungary's gaining independence from Austria and a bitter critic of the Habsburgs. After World War I ended and Hungary split from Austria, Gömbös joined Conservative Hungarian forces in Szeged that were unwilling to support Communist Béla Kun, who had seized control of Hungary in 1919, forming his own paramilitary group, the Hungarian National Defence Association (''Magyar Országos Véderő Egylet'', or MOVE). Gömbös became a close ally of Miklós Horthy, the leader of the anti-Communist government in Szeged, and played a leading role in organizing Horthy’s army. For his services, Gömbös was made minister of defense in the Szeged government. After Kun’s government was ousted in August 1919, Gömbös helped direct the Conservatives’ purge of Communists from Hungarian society. Gömbös also supported the actions against Hungary’s Jews, who Gömbös and his colleagues believed were the primary backers of Communism, having noted that Kun and many of the ministers in his Communist government were Jews. '''Csongrád''' is the name of an administrative county (comitatus (Counties of Hungary) or ''megye'') in southern Hungary, on the both sides of the river Tisza, on the border with Serbia and Romania. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Bács-Kiskun, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok and Békés (Békés (county)). The administrative centre of Csongrád county is Szeged. The county is also part of the Danube-Kris-Mures-Tisa euroregion. Geography The area of Csongrád county is flat. It has a high number of sunshine hours and excellent soil, which makes it the most important agricultural area of Hungary. Its most famous products are paprika from Szeged and onion from Makó, but grain, vegetables and fruits are also significant. Half of the onion, paprika and vegetables produced in Hungary are from Csongrád. The county is also rich in oil and natural gas. In 1920, the Treaty of Trianon assigned a small area in the southeast of the county (Nădlac and Şeitin (Şeitin, Arad)) to Romania. The rest of the county was united with parts of Torontál county (a small area south of Szeged) and Arad (Arad (Hungarian county)) county (a small area south of Békéscsaba) to form the new county ''Csanád-Arad-Torontál''. In 1918, the county first became part of the newly formed Banat Republic, and then part of Banat, Bačka and Baranja region of the Kingdom of Serbia, which subsequently became part of the newly formed Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (later renamed to Yugoslavia). By the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, the area of the county was divided between the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, Romania, and Hungary. Most of the county was assigned to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (which later became Yugoslavia). The north-eastern part of the county was assigned to Romania, and the northernmost part of the county (a small area south of Szeged) was assigned to Hungary and became part of the new county Csanád-Arad-Torontál (Csanád County). In 2005, van Koeverden won two medals at the 2005 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia (Zagreb): a silver in the K-1 1000 m and a bronze in the K-1 500 m. At the 2006 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary (Szeged), van Koeverden finished fourth in both the K-1 500 m and 1000 m finals. At the 2006 Canadian Sprint Canoe Championships in Regina, Saskatchewan, he won five gold medals (K-1 1000 m, K-2 1000 m, K-4 1000 m, K-4 200 m, and War Canoe), and two silver medals (K-1 200 m and K-2 200 m). WikiPedia:Szeged Commons:Szeged

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free main

HUF4500, Breakfast in 1800, Air Con HUF1.500 day, Three-course lunch or dinner HUF3000, Pet HUF3,000, Parking in closed yard FREE. Main season prices tax all incl. content ** Elegant and friendly rooms. 11 double bedrooms, 3 of which can be supplied with extra beds thumb right The Prosecuting Attorney office (File:Prosecuting Attorney - Szeged.jpg) Splurge thumb right Anna-fürdő (bathhouse) (File:KónyaFürdőKJ.jpg) The bigger hotels are usually closer to downtown. Szeged

largest dance

address lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content this is one of the largest dance clubs in Southern Hungary. It is located right next to Szeged's main bus station and farmer's market. This club usually attracts the younger high-school crowd (their average age is probably around 20). It is well known for its semi-monhtly nude (both male and female) dance shows, concerts with invited guests and teen parties. They usually play the latest dance hits. * WikiPedia:Szeged Commons:Szeged

film criticism

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

based national

received by Otpor. Paul B. McCarthy from the Washington (Washington, D.C.)-based NED (National Endowment for Democracy) stated that Otpor received the majority of US$3 million spent by NED in Serbia from September 1998 until October 2000. At the same time, McCarthy himself held a series of meetings with Otpor's leaders in Podgorica, as well as Szeged and Budapest. Rail The length of railways was of 641 kilometres in 2001 (32% electrified) and the most important lines in the county are between Budapest and Szeged and the route of the international express trains crossing Hungary in northwestern-southeastern direction leading to Belgrade. In addition to the main and secondary lines, there are a number of narrow gauge tracks for 'nostalgia trains' which operate as tourist attractions. (6) Arad West Interchange - Nădlac, Szeged (Hungary) 30px (Image:Tabliczka RO A1.svg) 30px (Image:m43 autopalya.png) Kecskemét lies halfway between the capital Budapest and the country's third-largest city, Szeged, 86 kilometres from both of them and almost equal distance from the two big rivers of the country, the Danube and the Tisza. It is the northern of two centres of the Hungarian Southern Great Plain (Hungarian: Del-Alföld) region (comprising the three counties Bács-Kiskun, Békés (Békés county) and Csongrád (Csongrád county)); the southern centre is Szeged, the seat of Csongrád county. group2 Urban counties list2 Békéscsaba WikiPedia:Szeged Commons:Szeged

bright red

, Hungary '''Fisherman's Soup''' or '''halászlé''' ( , ribina čorba) is a hot, spicy paprika-based river fish soup, originating as a dish of Hungarian cuisine, a bright red hot soup

water based

tollfree fax hours price content It has just been renovated and offers an amazing experience . The bath has two sections, which offer various natural, thermal water based pools, spas, saunas. - The younger (mainly 20-30s) crowd enjoys visiting the bath's ''Night Swimming'' events every Monday, Wednesday, Friday night between 9-12PM. The entry fees are half-priced for these events (currently about 900 Forints, or about 4-5 Euros). *


''' ; 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.

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