Pécs - European Capital of Culture 2010

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Pécs, which was the cultural capital of Europe in 2010, arose more than 2 thousand years ago, incorporating the historical monuments of the first Christian communities, Roman rule and the period of power of the barbarians, Huns and Avars. In 1367, the first university in Hungary was opened in Pec. You will see: the ancient Christian catacombs of the 4th century, the Romanesque Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, the Parish Church in the city center, the Bishop's Palace, the Town Hall and the Synagogue. At the Hassan Yakov-Ali mosque, a minaret 23 meters high has been preserved. The building of the National Theatre. Monastery of the Pauline Order. The round bastion of the Barbican, left over from the old city fortifications. Zsolnay Porcelain Museum.