The artists of Pécs took part in the building of the National Theatre at the end of the nineteenth century.
It was designed by Adolf Lang in a neo-Renaissance style, while atop the central cupola stands György Kiss’s bronze statue of Genius. Its facade is ornamented by the busts of Erkel, Csiky and Szigligeti, with Vörösmarty at the southern and Kisfaludy at the western end. The pyrogranite ornaments were manufactured in the Zsolnay factory. It is home to a theatre and opera company, as well as the world famous Ballet of Pécs. The fountain in the public square in front of the theatre (Theatre Square) is ornamented by the works of local sculptor Sándor Rétfalvi, , and picture various ways of acting.
It can be reached from the Railway Station by buses 3, 6, 8, 4, 4Y, 38,39,40, get off at the Árkád, and then 800 meters on foot.
|Monday:||10:00 - 19:00|
|Tuesday:||10:00 - 19:00|
|Wednesday:||10:00 - 19:00|
|Thursday:||10:00 - 19:00|
|Friday:||10:00 - 19:00|
The theater is open during performances.