The Church is the emblem of Szeged and one of the most distinctive buildings is Hungary.
The construction of the church was started in 1913 but it was consecrated only in 1930 due to the
outbrake of the First World War.The Church is situated in Dom square which is exactly the same size as
Saint Mark square in Venice.
It is the fourth largest building in Hungary, the dome is 54 metres high outside and 33 metres above the inside floor.
It has the third largest organ in Europe with 9,040 pipes. The two towers are 91 metres high.
Dom square is the most beautiful square in Szeged. The square was completed between 1929-32.
The visitor can see pieces of artwork depicting famous Hungarian scientists,
artists and historical personalities in the alleyways surrounding the square.
In the Southern building there is a musical clock. It was made in 1936 and you can see the 12 zodiac
signs on it. There are figures coming out of the clock and these figures were made after real people.
In Dom square you can also see the oldest building in Szeged which is the Dömötör Tower in front of
the Votive Church, on the left. It dates back to 11th century and it was restored in 1931.