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Pécs, one of Transdanubia’s largest towns, was colonised by the Romans, and has the fifth-oldest university within Europe (1367) and the finest Hungarian examples of Ottoman architecture from Turkish occupancy (1543-1686).

Important tourist sites include the Cathedral, the Mosque of Gazi Kasim Pasha, and the Archaeological Museum. The Danube-Drava National Park encompases the area between these 2 rivers and includes Mohács on the Danube, with the battlefield, now a memorial park, where, in 1526, the Turks gained control of the country, and Kalocsa, noted for its folk museums. South of the town is the attractive Forest of Gemenc which can be explored by boat or narrow-gauge train.