Early Christian Mausoleum

Opening time
From 10:00
Closing time
at 17:45

History

It was found not so long ago, in 1975, and became the first underground mausoleum open to visitors. The cemetery chapel is one of the biggest ever to be found in Hungary and according to coins found here it was built in the second half of the fourth century. A painted chamber was found with the remains of three marble sarcophagi. One sculpted, figurative sarcophagus could be reconstructed from the fragments. The wall paintings depict biblical scenes: Daniel in the lion’s den and Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Both are unique representations in Pannonia. The Christogram, symbol of the World Heritage of Pécs, can also be found here, above the Eucharist alcove.

ENTRY FEES

Adult: 1000 HUF

Student/pensioner: 800 HUF
Free under the age of 6.

For further information on admission fees and ticket packages of the World Heritage sites and the Medieval University visit the following website: www.pecsorokseg.hu
HOW TO GET THERE

It can be reached by bus from the Railway Station by buses 32 and 34Y, and then a 400 meter walk from Barbican.

Parking at the Barbican.
Contact
Name
Ókeresztény Mauzóleum
Address
7621 Pécs, Szent István tér 
Phone number
+36 30 701 3771
Opening time

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:45
Wednesday: 10:00 - 17:45
Thursday: 10:00 - 17:45
Friday: 10:00 - 17:45
Saturday: 10:00 - 17:45
Sunday: 10:00 - 17:45

from 1 April to 31 October:
Tuesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.
cash closing: 5.30 pm

from 2 November to 31 March:
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 to 16:45
cash closing: 4.30 pm

Closed: Monday

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