Attractions in Pecs - the Zsolnay Porcelain

Attractions in Pecs – the Zsolnay Porcelain

Pecs is one of the largest cities of Hungary. It awaits every visitor with dozens of museums, tourist sights, religious and public institutions and the attractions of the Zsolnay family. The most famous of these is the Zsolnay factory, but besides this, you can admire the Zsolnay fountain in the main square, and in the vicinity of the factory, the Zsolnay Museum. In the following we will present you more details regarding the Zsolnay Porcelain and important attractions in Pecs, so you can... [ read more ]

The Szechenyi Square in Pecs

The Szechenyi Square in Pecs

If you want to spend a quiet afternoon in a harmonious place, which is full of tourist attractions, historical monuments, statues and churches, the most ideal place is the Szechenyi Square. This is one of the most attractive places in Pecs. Around the market, you can find many places where you can enjoy traditional dishes and a glass of flavored wine. In the evening, you can visit the theater, which is situated in its vicinity. In the market are situated some of the most beautiful and pop... [ read more ]

The best architectural attractions in Pecs

The best architectural attractions in Pecs

Pecs is a tourist town and also one of the five largest cities in Hungary. Pecs is the seat of Baranya county, in the northwest of the country. In the past it was known as the Kunfkirchen, and in Roman times people called it Sopianae. It is located st 200 kilometers from the capital, Budapest. A few years ago, the city had a coal and a uranium mine, but didn’t surived. The Zsolnay porcelain factory withstood the ravages, now being a symbol of the area. In 2010, mainly because of the tou... [ read more ]

Top 3 religious buildings in Pecs

Top 3 religious buildings in Pecs

A sample of Ottoman architecture in the city of Pecs is represented by the Yakovali Hassan Mosque, a religious building built by Yakovali Hassan in the second half of the sixteenth century, beyond the Szigeti Gate of the city. Famous in the city, the Jewish school of Pecs built in romantic style in 1869, operates today as a synagogue. The interior is preserved in its original form and is opened to the public in 1981. The Cathedral of Pecs is one of those monuments that identify with the h... [ read more ]

Top 5 classic museums in Pecs

Top 5 classic museums in Pecs

There are many museums in the city and we already presented some interesting ones, today we focus on the top 5 classic museums in Pecs. The Amerigo Tot Museum in Pecs will certainly be interesting for the passionates of sculpture but not only. One of the most visited museums in Pecs is the Csontváry Museum, one of the greatest Hungarian artists. The Ethnographic Museum is one of the most beautiful and interesting museums in Pecs. The Janus Pannonius Archaeology Museum is located behind t... [ read more ]

The most interesting museums in Pécs

The most interesting museums in Pécs

Passionate or not of pharmaceutics, you must visit the Pharmaceutical Museum of Pecs. This interesting museum in Pecs functions as pharmacy since 1764, and the furniture that you can see today dates back from 1897. Another place similar to the Pharmaceutical Museum, is the Museum of the Gránátalma Pharmacy. Photography enthusiasts can not miss a visit to the Victor Vasarely Museum. One of the most famous museums in Pecs is the Zsolnay Museum, which shows a history of the porcelain facto... [ read more ]