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Pecs, Capital Cultural of Europe

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Budapest, Hungary

  • Activities

    Sightseeing, Walking Tour

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    10 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    As arranged

  • Starting Location

    As arranged

Highlights

  • Visit the small wooden Catholic Church in Paks.
  • Visitors can admire the richly decorated walls and barrel vaults of the underground chamber.
  • Visit Széchenyi Square, where the largest Turkish Historical Monument in Hungary (Gázi Kászim Dzsámi) is located.

Guide

Trip Info

Join Rita Szabo’s sightseeing tour in Pecs, the fifth largest city in Hungary. Located on the slopes of Mecsek Mountains, Pecs was awarded the 2010 European Capital of Culture by the European Union, and was cited as one of the most exciting cities of Hungary.

Your first stop upon arriving in Pecs is Széchenyi Square, where the largest Turkish Historical Monument in Hungary (Gázi Kászim Dzsámi) is located. Once a Muslim Mosque, it is now used by a Catholic Parish. A visit to the Museum of the Zsolnay follows, where the most significant pieces of the Zsolnay Ceramic Factory is on display. Visitors can admire the stunning decorations on the walls of the underground chamber.

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