5 Things to do in Szeged

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5 Things to do in Szeged

Szeged, a city in Hungary is one of the biggest cities of the country and borders Romania and Serbia in a few parts.

It is the house of the spice paprika and the next time that you visit Szeged, make sure to experience the following.

1. The Szeged Synagogue- The second largest synagogue in the country, and even one of the largest in the entire world, this synagogue is definitely a masterpiece and a treat for the eyes. Built with a beautiful blue and ivory shade and enriched with decorations of gold, this place is a bag of symbolism. The dome is as tall as fifty meters and has a total of twenty-four columns to add to its beauty with the second commandment written in its arch.

2. Domotor Tower- Said to be one of the oldest buildings in the city, this tower dates back to the early eleventh century. The lower floors showcase exquisite Romanesque architecture with the top floors being beautifully honed with Gothic texture. It was initially a part of the St. Demetrius Church which was destroyed and has over fifty windows to make it even more beautiful.

3. Szeged Zoo- The biggest zoo in all of Hungary, this place is not too far from the center of the city and has been actively participating in animal conservatism and replicating animals since it first opened in the nineties. This zoo is extremely well organized and hosts all the animals that anyone would expect to find at a zoo, like lions, tigers, penguins, and giraffes.

4. Paprika- Just a normal walk towards the countryside is enough to tell anyone which spice Hungary is most famous for. The capsicum-covered fields yield high benefits from the sunshine and yield high benefits to the common folk of the area. If you are still curious, you would find an entire museum dedicated to paprika not too far from the fields, managed by the company called Pick cold meat.

5. Votive Church- It is said to be one of the largest buildings in all of Hungary and is the biggest church in the region. With towers that stand over ninety meters and a seating capacity of more than five thousand, it is an enormous structure. Its architecture is a mixture of gothic, roman, and byzantine styles with all of them being prominent in different parts of the church.