The central square of Pécs is spacious in a Mediterranean way, metropolitan on a western scale yet at the same time emphatically Balkan.
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Sightseeing little train
Enjoy a ride by the sightseeing train! The sightseeing little train takes passengers around the historical city centre of Pécs in about 45 minutes.
The birthplace of László Buday
With László Buday (1873 – 1925) the number of nobles was reduced by one while the number of common citizens was raised by one.
The First Pécs Telephone Exchange
“I can hear you! Hallo?” Pécs was the second place in the country, after Bratislava, to have this conversation, which took place in this building as it was the unified key-word for phone calls.
King Louis the Great established the first, short-lived Hungarian University in Pécs in 1367, but university level education was only resumed in the city in 1921 when the Assembly moved Elizabeth University of Bratislava to Pécs.
Tramline in front of the House of the Elephant
Regular transportation by tram started in Pécs on 20th October, 1913.
The travertine Cave of Tettye
This is a unique geological formation.
Ruins of the Benedictine Monastry, Citrom Street
Here stood the medieval church of the Benedictine Order in the walls of which the first runic record of Transdanubia was found in 1984.
The placing of padlocks on the Janus Pannonius Street railings is a quite fresh tradition, begun only three decades ago.
Botanical Gardens of the University of Pécs
Created in 1952, the Botanical Gardens spread across the foot of the Mecsek. Thanks to its Sub-Mediterranean climate the Gardens display an ever-growing number of Mediterranean plants.
Berek Riding school
When summer passes and the wakeboard season comes to its end BEREK Leisure Time Centre henceforward expects people wishing active recreation. As BEREK Riding School opened in October, it is continuously at our guests’ disposal during the whole year. This is the ...
An outstanding monument. The Barbican, a fifteenth century bastion with a circular floor plan, is unique in the country.
There are several buildings in Pécs ornamented with Zsolnay ceramics. Károly Hoffman’s former furniture warehouse – at the back of the theatre, opposite the Déryné stairs – is the most beautiful of these.
Central Wakeboard Park
The park offers plenty of opportunities for leisure activites besides waterski and wakeboarding.
Mecsextrem Adventure Park
Fun packed day for all the family. The Mecsextrem Adventure Park is set in woods and parkland offering a fun packed day for all the family. Its great variety of attractions - from the bob ride to rope courses, from the climbing wall to indoor playzones - provide entertainment for all ages and guarantee non stop fun!
Esplanade – Király Street
The city’s pedestrian precinct starts from Széchenyi Square, and it is the street with the most name changes, a fact that shows the importance of one of the city’s arteries, the Esplanade.
City Wall of Citrom Street (Citrom Street)
The southernmost remains of the city wall. Houses, later demolished, were once built around it.
The word "balokány" is of Turkish origin.