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SZEGED

Szeged

Szeged is situated near the southern border of Hungary. Inhabited since ancient times, Szeged rose to prominence in the 14th century but was occupied by the Turks from 1543 to 1686.

 

Today the inner city of Szeged has beautiful buildings and wide avenues. This is mainly due to the great flood of 1879, which literally wiped away the whole town. Emperor Franz Joseph visited the town and promised that "Szeged will be more beautiful than it used to be". He kept his promise. During the next years a new, modern city emerged from the ruins, with palaces and wide streets.

THE CITY OF SUNSHINE

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THE CONSERVATORY

Fricsay Hall
Franz Liszt bust
A bust of famous Hungarian composer Franz Liszt, pianist and composer, on Dom Ter (Dom Square). Liszt, who spent many years studying in Szeged, was possibly the greatest piano virtuoso of all time.
Cathedral of Szeged

The Votive Church of Szeged

Szegedi Dóm

Dr. Michael Baron, Director

Franz Liszt