Located at the confluence of the rivers Maros and Tisza, Szeged is a charming university city. Surnamed "the city of sunshine" with over 2100 hours of sunshine each year, it has a lovely botanic garden and the open air museum (Opusztaszer) 10 kilometers north of the town is a must see for tourists. The most famous landmarks of Szeged are the Dom and the Synagogue - one of the most beautiful in Europe. The Reök Palace is a particularly fine example of "art nouveau" architecture. Together with Pécs, Szeged will be the European Capital of Culture in 2010.
Budapest looks its most beautiful at dawn, yet it is also spectacularly appealing at night. Even more exceptional is the perfect contrast between the right and left banks. Buda is built upon hills, the feet of two of them - Castle Hill and Gellért Hill - almost stand in the water. Facing it is Pest, as flat as a pancake. This is a vibrant city: it throbs with life morning, noon and night; visitors arriving from other countries get the feeling that something interesting is happening round every corner. Budapest is a remarkable and wholly unpretentious place.
Recommended Stay:At least 3 nights Must See`s:
Buda Hill and the Castle District, Parliament, the Chain Bridge, Heroes' Square, St. Stephen's Basilica, the Opera House, Matthias Church, Fisherman's Bastion, Gellert Hill, the thermal baths and so much more!
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