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Széchenyi Square

Spend time in the cultural heart of Pécs, a bustling meeting place fringed by historic buildings.

Pécs’ expansive main plaza, Széchenyi Square, is the perfect place to begin exploring the city. Join tourists and locals for a stroll around this scenic square. People-watch and admire the impressive churches, museums and monuments found in and around this important social and cultural center.

Gaze up at the Trinity Column, a towering Baroque monument constructed following the end of a plague to celebrate God. See the statue of Hungarian military leader János Hunyadi on horseback, created by sculptor Pál Pátzy to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Hunyadi’s death.

Marvel at the porcelain Zsolnay Fountain, which was donated to the city by the Zsolnay Factory in 1892. Notice the fountain’s four bull’s heads are glazed with eosin, which creates an iridescent sheen in the sunlight.

Visit the numerous fascinating historical and religious buildings that surround the square. It’s impossible to miss the grand City Hall, which features a beautiful neo-Baroque exterior dating back to the early 20th century.

The Mosque of Pasha Qasim is one of the most prominent buildings found in the square. Examine its striking façade, the majority of which was constructed by the Turkish in the 16th century.

Take a break at Mecsek, a café with more than 28 different flavors of ice cream. Sit on its lovely terrace and watch the busy movement of tourists and locals through the square.

Stop by the Tourist Information Center in the square for more information about local attractions or to arrange a guided walking tour of the city. The square is often the site of major festivals and events, such as the Days of Pécs musical festival in September. Find out if anything special is taking place during your visit.

Find Széchenyi Square in Pécs’ the city center. The square is easily explored on foot. Few of the buildings around the square advertise their opening times, so it’s best to ask locally for more information when planning your visit.

Begin your exploration of Pécs’ in this significant, central square.


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Palatinus Grand Hotel £50
Palatinus Grand Hotel

Palatinus Grand Hotel

Kiraly Utca 5, Pécs
     
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Located in the heart of Pécs, this hotel is steps away from Pannonia, Pecs National Theatre and Széchenyi tér. Mosque of Gazi Kaszim Pasha and Szechenyi Square are also within 5 minutes. Pecs Station is 15 minutes by foot.

    Hotel Millennium £77
    Hotel Millennium

    Hotel Millennium

    Kálvária utca 58, Pécs
       
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Situated in Pécs, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Pannonia and Vasarely Museum. Episcopal Treasury and Archaelogical Museum are also within 10 minutes. Pecs Station is 22 minutes by foot.

      Adele Boutique Hotel £59
      Adele Boutique Hotel

      Adele Boutique Hotel

      Mária u.15, Pécs
         
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Situated in Pécs, this hotel is steps away from Pannonia and Pecs National Theatre. Archaelogical Museum and Episcopal Treasury are also within 10 minutes. Pecs Station is 18 minutes by foot.

        Hotel Arkadia £50
        Hotel Arkadia

        Hotel Arkadia

        Hunyadi János Utca 1, Pécs
           
          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Located in the heart of Pécs, this hotel is steps away from Pannonia, Archaelogical Museum and Széchenyi tér. Mosque of Gazi Kaszim Pasha and Szechenyi Square are also within 5 minutes. Pecs Station is 16 minutes by foot.

          Corso Hotel Pécs £48
          Corso Hotel Pécs

          Corso Hotel Pécs

          Koller U. 8, Pécs
             
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Situated in Pécs, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Pecs Synagogue, Zsolnay Cultural Quarter and Széchenyi tér. Pecs Cathedral is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) away. Pecs Station is 22 minutes by foot.

            Central Pécs First Floor Blue Apartment With Cathedral Views
            Central Pécs First Floor Blue Apartment With Cathedral Views

            Central Pécs First Floor Blue Apartment With Cathedral Views

            26 Aradi vértanúk útja, Pécs, Baranya
               
              0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Situated in Pécs, this apartment building is steps away from Pannonia, Pecs Cathedral and Episcopal Treasury. Vasarely Museum and Archaelogical Museum are also within 10 minutes. Pecs Station is 22 minutes by foot.

              Adele Apartments £66
              Adele Apartments

              Adele Apartments

              Mária utca 12., Pécs
                 
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Situated in Pécs, this guesthouse is steps away from Pannonia and Pecs National Theatre. Mosque of Gazi Kaszim Pasha and Szechenyi Square are also within 5 minutes. Pecs Station is 19 minutes by foot.

                Toldi Apartments £30
                Toldi Apartments

                Toldi Apartments

                Lyceum u. 15, Pécs
                   
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Located in the heart of Pécs, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Pannonia, Pecs Synagogue and Széchenyi tér. Mosque of Gazi Kaszim Pasha and Szechenyi Square are also within 10 minutes. Pecs Station is 19 minutes by foot.