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Address: Szent Istvan ter 7621, Pecs, Hungary
Phone Number: 3672224755

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Well-preserved past

Declared an UNESCO Heritage site, the Early Christian cemetery of Sopianae is a must-see when in Pécs! An incredible amount of planning and construction took place to preserve... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 21, 2015
Amanzimtoti, South Africa

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2015

Declared an UNESCO Heritage site, the Early Christian cemetery of Sopianae is a must-see when in Pécs! An incredible amount of planning and construction took place to preserve this 1600 year old history. Great care has been taken to make the visitor's experience a worthwhile and educational one. A major plus for this attraction is that it is fabulously wheel-chair... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2015

Pécs is a great city which offers so many different things to see: Romans tombs like this one, cathedral, Zsolnay cultural center, mosque turned into church. All times are represented here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

The cemetery has only one tomb, so it's cool but not worthy the entrance fee... It could be cheaper or be one ticket for all the burial area

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York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was incredible! The condition and presentation of these tombs from the 300s A.D. were amazing and made for a fantastic attraction.

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Zemun, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2014

Sopinae cemetry is located right down the Cathedral. You have to look carefully to find it in a park. Outside you will see Roman ruins and stairs are leading to the underworld. If you want to make pcs you have to pay around 1 EUR.

Thank MetalMind
Ancona, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is the other part of the ancient cemeteries that tourists can visit. If I had to choose between this and the Cella Septichora I'd choose this. It's much smaller, so there's less walking and less sense of claustrophobia, and the interest is more concentrated. The entrance isn't easy to see from the road above. Look for the remains of... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2012

Well worth a visit. The museum attractively show cases the elaborate and unique ancient underground burial spaces. Before you enter the underground walk, check out the layout model in a display in the lobby area. The layout underground is confusing and hard to understand without this overview. More explanation in English along the connecting passageways and at the chambers would... More 

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