Pecs is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Pecs one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Pecs is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Pecs or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Pecs. Explore the historical monuments of Pecs with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Pecs guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Pecs page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Pecs landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Pecs.
#1 of 4 Historical Places in Pecs | Added 1803 times in trip plans
Pecs, Szent Istvan ter 23, 7624 Hungary
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This cathedral was built in the 11th century by Bishop St. Maurice and has been rebuilt several times since then. The reason was the war times that were prevailing in the city earlier on. Only the single, beautiful minaret reminds us that this was a once Turkish Mosque. At present, the Neo- Romanesque exterior that we see was added during the 19th ...
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Pecs, Apaca utca 14, 7629 Hungary
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
In the 4th Century AD a beautiful stretch of tombs were made in the historical town of Sopianae. These were broken down by the forces of nature and were buried under the ground to be found later in the present city of Pecs. All the ruins including those of the mosques, the Turkish Baths and Pasha Idris’ tomb are fine examples of the cultural ...
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Pécs, Janus Pannonius u. 11, 7622 Hungary
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This beautiful museum is an honorary monument in the name of the famous Hungarian painter named Tivadar Kosztka Csontvary. The whole museum is decorated with his works that he created throughout his life. He was one of the first painters of contemporary genre to have gotten recognition in Europe. Many of his works have been acknowledged in exhibiti...
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11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Initially it was just a Romanesque church placed over here but later along with the adjacent and surrounding buildings, it started to be known as the Bishop’s Castle. This place is said to have been established in the early 12th century and since been inhabited by a number of Bishops. The first to reside in this place was the French Bishop Bo...