20-23 september 2017. Pécs - Hungary
About Pécs

   

 

Tourist information

Pécs Point
Address: 1 Széchenyi Square Pécs 7621

Telephone: +36 72 213 315, +36 72 511 232
Email: pecs@tourinfom.hu info@visitpecs.com
Opening hours:

Monday – Sunday 9:00 – 20:00

Emergency numbers
Ambulance: 104

Firefighter: 105
Police: 107
Emergency: 112

Climate
The average temperature in Pécs around September ranges from 14°C to 21°C.
Weather forecast 

Currency 
In Hungary the official currency is Hungarian Forint (HUF).

You can see the actual exchange rates here:
Current exchange rates

Exchange offices

Exclusive Change  - Árkád Shopping Mall
Address: 11/1 Bajcsy Zsilinszky str. Pécs 7622

Telephone: + 36 72 523 260
Opening hours:
Monday – Wednesday: 8:30 – 17:00

Thursday: 8:00 – 17:30
Friday: 8:00 – 15:00
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Exclusive Change  - 26 Irgalmasok str. Pécs 7621
Telephone: +36 72 211 846

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday: 8.00 – 17.00
Saturday: 8.00 – 13.00
Sunday: Closed

Credit card
Credit cards are accepted for all types of purchases, but it is advisable to check or ask before buying.

Pharmacy
The opening hours of the pharmacies vary, but weekdays between 8.00 and 17.00 almost all of them are open. On Saturdays they are usually open till noon, after that you can use the services of the pharmacy designated to be on duty. (The name and contact numbers of the pharmacy on duty are displayed in the shop windows of the pharmacies, but the doctors on duty can also give you information about it.)

Smoking
You must not smoke in restaurants, bars, cafés and public places in Hungary.

Besides these places you can smoke in the designated areas.
You can only buy cigarettes in special shops called "Nemzeti Dohánybolt" (National Tobacco Shop).

Public transport

Bus
With a well-established local bus network the outer parts of the historic city centre surrounded by the old city wall can be easily accessed from all directions. Once you are in the city centre the best way to explore the sights, the beauty spots and hidden treasures of Pécs is by walking. If you would like to discover the sights on the Mecsek Hill we recommend that you use public transport as well.

Before boarding, bus tickets can be bought at the newsagent's, in the ticket offices of the Pécs Public Transport Company and in the Tourinform office. You can also buy a ticket from the bus driver but then you have to pay a supplement.

Travelling conditions:
Passengers under 6 and above 65 (including citizens of EU members states) as well as blind and hearing impaired passengers with 1 accompanying person can travel free of charge.

Taxi
In Hungary it is not customary to wave down the moving TAXIs. You may call a TAXI per phone or find them at TAXI stops in the downtown area.

Taxi stops
Irgalmasok street

Centrum parking
End of Király Street
Kórház square

Euro 7 Taxi
Telefon: +36 72 777 777

Web: www.euro7taxi.hu

Taxi 900
Telefon: +36 20 572 38 39

Web: www.taxi900.hu 

Volán Taxi
Telephone:+ 36 72 333 333, + 36 30 9 333 333

Web: www.volantaxi.hu

Parking
The regulation of Pécs Local Authority divided the historic centre and the neighbouring areas into a restricted and two protected "pedestrian" and "walking" areas. All parking space outside the above mentioned zones is operated in a parking zone and they can be used for a parking fee. Parking is free from 13:00 on Saturdays until 8:00 on Mondays.

Underground garage at Kossuth tér:
The two floored garage has parking places for 280 cars. On the corner of the second floor the medieval cellar can bee seen which has been discovered during the archeological excavations before the construction.

Entrance from Hal square.
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday: 8.00 – 21.00
Address: 5. Irgalmasok str. Pécs 7621

Király-ház underground garage:
There are 125 parking places in the garage.

One hour parking is 160.- HUF and every begun 30 minutes is 80.- HUF
Address: 66. Király str. Pécs 7621
Telephone: +36 72 801 777

Árkád shopping center
There are 850 parking places in the garage.

Tariffs:1st hour – free
2nd hour – 300.- HUF
Opening hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:00 – 21:00

Friday: 7:00 – 22:00
Saturday: 7:00 – 21:00
Sunday: 8:00 – 19:00
Entrance from Alsómalom str.

Train Station:

Address: 1 Indóház square Pécs 7623
Telephone: + 36 40 494 949

Coach Station:
Address: 14 Nagy Lajos Király street Pécs 7621

Telephone: +36 72 336 648

Post offices
Post offices are usually open between 8:00 and 16:00.

The main post office is at 10 Jókai street.
Opening hours of the main post office:
Monday – Friday 7:00 – 19:00
Saturday 8:00 – 12:00

Shops, markets, restaurants, cafés

Pécs has a mediterranean atmosphere which you can experience walking downtown with many bars, restaurants, cafés and little shops along the way. You can find shops and restaurants in the Király street and downtown area. 

There are two main shopping malls in the city:

Árkád Shopping Mall
Address:
11/1 Bajcsy- Zsilinszky str.

Pecs Plaza
Address: 76 Megyeri str.

Markets
There are many little markets throughout the city during the weekends. The two farmers markets are at Búza Square (saturdays)  and Kossuth Square (fridays).

Main Market (Vásárcsarnok)
Address: 25 Bajcsy-Zsilinszky str, Pécs

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday: 5:00 – 17:00
Saturday: 5:00 – 14:00

Churches

Cathedral – catholic
23 Szent István square Pécs7621

Synagogue – jewish
1 Kossuth square Pécs 7621

Mosque of Jakovali Hassan – islamic
2 Rákóczi str Pécs 7624

Reformed church – reformed
35 Szabadság street Pécs 7623

Serb Ortodox Tabernacle
15 Zrínyi street Pécs 7621

For the schedule of religious celebrations please contact the Tourinform Office.