If there was ever a uranium mining town worth
visiting, PÉCS (pronounced "Paych) is it. Tiled rooftops climb the
vine-laden slopes of the Mecsek Hills, and the nearby mines of
Újmecsekalja (aka "Uranium City haven't contaminated Pécs' reputation
for art and culture. As Transdanubia's leading centre of education, its
population of 150,000 includes a high proportion of students, giving
Pécs a youthful profile.
The city boasts some fine examples of Islamic architecture, several wonderful museums and galleries, and the biggest market in western Hungary. It is also a base for exploring Siklós, Szigetvár and Mohács, further south, and the Mecsek Hills above the city.
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4-star hotel in Pécs, 200 kms from Budapest.Number of rooms: 27
4-star hotel in Pécs, 200 kms from Budapest.Number of rooms: 25