7 Sights in Pécs, Hungary (with Map and Images)


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Pécs, Hungary! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Pécs. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

Sightseeing Tours in Pécs

1. Pécsi zsinagóga

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The Pécs Synagogue is the only Israelite synagogue in Pécs, built in 1868-69 according to the plans of Frigyes Feszl, Károly Gerster and Lipót Kauser in romantic style. The renovation of the building on Kossuth Square has been ongoing since 1980.

Wikipedia: Pécsi zsinagóga (HU)

2. Ferhád Pasa dzsámijának romjai.

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Ferhád Pasa dzsámijának romjai. Molnár Bence (Bencemac a(z) magyar Wikipédia projektből) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The ruins of Ferhád Pasha's mosque are located in downtown Pécs, on the plot at 4 Kazinczy Street, which was demolished. During the archaeological excavation, the remains of a twin bath, a dwelling house and a dervish monastery were unearthed, as well as the Muslim cemetery that once lay around the mosque. At the moment, only a huge pit can be seen from all this, the place is not open to the public.

Wikipedia: Ferhád pasa dzsámija (HU), Website

3. Csontváry Múzeum

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The Csontváry Museum serves to present the work of Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka (1853-1919) in downtown Pécs, in the immediate vicinity of Pécs Cathedral and the early Christian burial chambers belonging to the World Heritage, at Janus Pannonius u. 11. The paintings miraculously escaped the end, as they were auctioned after the artist's death. It took the intervention of architect Gedeon Gerlóczy to make sure that the pictures could one day reach Pécs.

Wikipedia: Csontváry Múzeum (HU), Website

4. fortress ruin

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fortress ruin

Kantavár is located in Mecsek, north of Pécs. A section of the South Transdanubian Red Tour passes by the ruins. According to what is known so far, the castle, which cannot be climbed on three sides and is surrounded by ditches, had a fortified residence of the cantors of Pécs even before the Turkish occupation, around the 15th century.

Wikipedia: Kantavár (HU), Website

5. Pécsi Galéria

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The term Pécsi Gallery refers to the first exhibition hall presenting contemporary art in Baranya County, which has been operating since 1977. Today the institution includes several galleries: Pécs Gallery, Cellar Gallery and Pécs Small Gallery. The three exhibition spaces are separated in their concepts according to institutional conditions and possibilities. The institution is in close contact with galleries and museums of other cities in Hungary.

Wikipedia: Pécsi Galéria (HU)

6. Misina

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Misina is a peak in the Mecsek mountain range in Baranya county, in southern Hungary. Its elevation is 535 metres above sea level. On the peak stands the 197-metre-high Pécs TV Tower finished in 1973. Misina also hosts a simple ski piste.

Wikipedia: Misina (EN)

7. Gázi Kászim pasa dzsámija (Belvárosi templom)

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The Downtown Candlemas Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, formerly known as the Mosque of Pasha Qasim is a Catholic church in Pécs, Hungary, which was a mosque in the 16–17th century due to the Ottoman conquest. It is one of the symbols of the city, located in the downtown, on the main square. The current building, a hundred steps in length and in width, was built by Pasha Qasim the Victorious between 1543 and 1546. The mosque was converted into a church in 1702, after Habsburg-Hungarian troops reconquered the city. The minaret was destroyed by the Jesuits in 1766. One of the largest Ottoman constructions remaining in Hungary, the building still retains many Turkish architectural characteristics.

Wikipedia: Mosque of Pasha Qasim (EN), Url Miserend


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