Budapest Things to do – Going out in Budapest


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Local date and time:05/07/2020 | 15:39  (GMT+1)
 
Pécs

Pécs

Pécs is the fifth largest city of Hungary with a population of 156.900, located in the southwest of the country on the side of the Mecsek mountain, 201 km away from capital city Budapest.  There are many sights to visit at Pécs, it’s a very sparkeling city, many churches like the All Saints Church which is the oldest building of the Budai quarter, the Calvinist Church which was built in the 1907, the Lutheran Church which was built in the 1875 in an early eclectic style, the Our Lady Convent Church of the Female Order of the Notre Dame which was built in a Barouque style in the 1727 and the Pius Church which is a modern church built around the 1930. In 1907 the City Hall was built since that a couple of modifications were made but it is built in a noe-baroque style. A significant building at Pécs is the Postal Palace which façade is an eclectic work of art, not only French Renaissance appears in the building, but Secession is also in the shapes of the windows.


Museums


The Bath of Pasha Memi was opened to the public again in 1970, it’s the longest surviving Turkish bath but it was destroyed in 1880. After the renovation and re-open an additional exhibition was opened of the historical artefects. Pécs is a city of great art with many museums, like the Dome Museum a modern building which was rebuilt at the end of the 19th century, the Zsolnay Museum one of the oldest buildings in the city, Vasarely Museum is dedicated to the artist Victor Vasarely who was born in the city of Pécs.
While enjoying Pécs nicest monuments and buildings, the Mecsek Mountain shouldn’t be forgotten, there is the Gate of Mecsek that is a beautiful building which was built in 1936, and renovated in 2001. Explore the Mecsek Mountain while hiking on the different routes, the paths are marked by colour and visitors can decide which way they take. The Mecsek is the most beautiful hiking place in Hungary, tourist come back to visit it again, during the hiking adventure some monuments can be seen on the way, depending on which colour path visitors choose.