We ended our stay on a very hot day in Pécs, but not before nightfall, by walking in the streets. For me, that was what offered the most genuine taste of this city. A walk that ended up being the best thing I did there. It's a street that's full of buildings that are totally non-touristy, and had very few people, which let them enjoy it as it was.
Kiraly Street was pretty much our first experience with the city of Pécs. Despite how hot it was (we were roasting at 38º or 39ºC) we decided to go down this little walkable street to get a feel for the place and find somewhere to eat lunch. It was just a few meters from the beginning of the street where we found one of the oldest hotels in the city. It was the Hotel Palatinus, and it had a beautiful facade, but I'm not sure how it looked on the inside. There were several shops, restaurants and a typical church until they made their appearance, which I think is the most beautiful and important building there. The National Theatre is the rococo style with a yellow facade that's yellow in color with a black dome that produces a pleasant sensation. But to our surprise, we saw the front of a Santander bank and I had a small feeling of homesickness because apart from being so far away, I worked in a Santander bank for over thirty years.
Vaci Utca is Budapest's main shopping street. It's very long and filled with lots of clothing stores and restaurants with beautiful waiters and waitresses to entice potential customers. It's one of the most famous streets in the city as well as one of the most central.
Anker Koz is a small street between Király Utca and Deák Ter in downtown Budapest. It's a popular place among photographers due to the effect of the light on the surrounding buildings. Even if you're not a photographer, it's a cool place to check out and is surrounded by interesting cafes and cute vintage shops.