Corso Hotel Pécs

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Pécs, the city of the culture

Pécs is the fifth biggest city in Hungary and it is located near the Mecsek hills. The mediterranean town was the European Capital of Culture in 2010.  The diverse city attracts visitors with its countless opportunities. You can organize historical walk or trip in the forest too.

Our hotel is located few minutes walk distance from downtown, so it is a perfect starting position to discover this city.

Come to us and explore the sights of the city!

 

 

Zsolnay Cultural Quarter

Distance from the hotel:  900 m

These outstanding cultural venues and spectacles of Pécs make up an area of 50,000 square metres of the former Zsolnay manufactory that was fully rebuilt and renovated. Only the beautifully decorated buildings themselves are worth to visit. The biggest cultural quarter of Middle East Europe awaits his guests with 30 monumental buildings, big gardens, playgrounds, temporary and permanent exhibitions, a planetarium.

Kászim Gázi Pasha’s Mosque

Distance from the hotel: 1 km

The biggest Hungarian monument of the Turkish era, Pasha Gazi Kasim’s Mosque is a symbol of Pécs. The building is located in Széchenyi Square in the city centre.
The mosque was built in the 16th century by Pasha Gazi Kasim. It’s width and length are the same: a hundred steps. Interestingly, nowadays it is functioning as a Roman Catholic Church.

Cathedral

Distance from the hotel:  1,4 km

The origin of the Cathedral dates back to the era of the Roman Empire. The walls of the crypt were built in the end of the 4th century, and it was enlarged in the 8th and 9th centuries in western direction. The original church got it’s crypt during the reign of king, St. Istvan, because the Cathedral has been built to it. It seems that the two western church towers are also originating from this era. However, in the middle ages two more towers were built. Chapels were created in the Gothic ages.

Early Christian Burial Vaults

Distance from the hotel:  1,3 km

The Early Christian Burial Vault of Pécs is an archaeological „showroom” from the 4th century in the north-western part of the city centre, near the Cathedral. This group of archaeological findings has a universal significance, thereby taking a special place among the archaeological relics of Hungary. UNESCO declared it part of the World Heritage on 30th November 2000.

Misina Peak

Distance from the hotel: 6,7 km

The 176 meters high television tower stands on the Misina peak.
From the round plan lookout you can see very far.
In southern direction lies the city and the Baranya Hills, further can be wondered the Villány Hills. The Zengő is to the East. Towards West you can see the Tubes.

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Dear Guests, Our hotel still remains open and welcomes you, if – according to the regulations of the Hungarian Government order Nr.484/2020 (XI.10) – you are travelling to us for business, economic or educational purposes.

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