Marzipan Museum


This combination museum and marzipan shop features intricate marzipan sculptures with colourful recreations of the Mosque Church, embroidered Hungarian lace and more. The museum section was temporarily closed at research time.

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1. Széchenyi tér

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Surrounded by largely baroque buildings, Pécs' sloped main square is the city's hub, great for people-watching. With the Mosque Church at the north end,…

2. Mosque Church

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The largest building extant from the time of the Turkish occupation, the former Pasha Gazi Kassim Mosque (now the Inner Town Parish Church) dominates the…

3. Ferencesek utcája

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One of Pécs’ most enjoyable pedestrian streets, Ferencesek utcája, runs east from Kórház tér to Széchenyi tér and boasts the magnificent baroque…

4. Roman Tomb Sites

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These two Roman tomb sites contain 110 graves. The entire area – excavations have so far revealed 16 burial chambers and several hundred graves – is now a…

5. Csontváry Museum

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This museum shows the major works of master 19th-century symbolist painter Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry. Elements of postimpressionism and expressionism can…

6. Victor Vasarely Museum


This museum exhibits the work of the father of op art, Victor Vasarely. Symmetrical, largely abstract pieces are exhibited with clever illuminations that…

7. Cella Septichora Visitors Centre


This Christian burial site illuminates a series of early Christian tombs that have been on Unesco's World Heritage list since 2000. The highlight is the…

8. Synagogue


Pécs' beautifully preserved 1869 Conservative synagogue is south of Széchenyi tér and faces renovated Kossuth tér. It was built in the Romantic style in…