Next door to the Janos Xantus Museum, in the Iron Stump building, is located the Imre Patkó collection. The first and second floors contain a quite extensive collection of 20th century art, and on the third floor is a fascinating display of various objects and artefacts collected by Patkó on his travels as journalist and art historian all over the...more
Stephen Ányos Jedlik, born 1800 was a Hungarian inventor, engineer, physicist and Benedictine priest. Gergely Czuczor also born in 1800 was a Magyar poet, philologist and Benedictine priest. Both of them were professors at the school run by the Order of Saint Benedict.more
Opposite the Bishop's Castle is the Cathedral of the Virgin Mary, an 11th Century triple-aisled Romanesque building, which was rebuilt the first time after having been destroyed by the Mongols around the 13th-15th Century. During the Turkish occupation in 1594 - 1598 it was used for gun-emplacements, ammunition store and stables. Italian architects...more
One of the most impressive sights in Gyõr is the Italian designed City Hall, which has been in permanent use since the sixteenth century. Famed for its palatial appearance, stone columns, arched windows and highly detailed stonework, the building contains over 200 rooms and is used by the council or sometimes for concerts.Open: daily, admission:...more
I just love the internal of this church. After the complete renovation I think that a not really big church couldn`t even look better. The internal was designed by the same Márton Witwer while the paintings were created by the italian Martin Altamonte between 1721 and 1725.The most impressive parts of the church are the majestic main altar,...more
We stayed in this hotel for 2 days. The hotel situated in the historical city cånter of Gyor. The...more
We stayed here for two nights in the height of August. the price was reasonable and the room was...more
Its a small number of rooms over three floors above a small cafe in the centre of town. The stairs...more
It’s Sunday night at 10:15 we have just booked into the hotel and we are hungry, all the restaurants in Gyõr seem to have closed (very un-English). Good old reliable McDonalds, it may not be the healthiest meal on the planet but the Big Macs and Fries are the same anywhere, where the names are different the pictures are the same. Best of all...more
The place is called Under the Bridge. Looks familiar?
The music there is very colorful. (And the beer is cheap) Only good people are visiting it, where good means funny. It's a club of one University and one High School, so almost everybody can speak english.
THe bus station is right next to the train station!From Gyor bus station you have buses to almost any destionation in Hungary and many international destinations.THe tickets you can purchase at the ticket office before the trip or you can buy at the bus from the driver!Recomended!Many buses from Gyor goes to Wiena and Bratislava!Buses from Wiena to...more
The shop is colorful, youthful with rich supply of goods. The staff is friendly and helpful.
What to buy: Sportswear, women's athletic clothing, menswear, street clothes, sport shoes, skate shoes, bags, backpacks, children's outerwear and shoes, wallets, finger board, fingerbike, track items, skateboards and accessories, sunglasses and accessories,
On the way to/from Sopron stop at the Fertod Eszterházy Palace, the largest Baroque mansion of Hungary, where Joseph Haydn served as a court musician and composed his world-famous melodies. The Music Hall once was the venue of the premiere of the Haydn Farewell-Symphony.more
This part of Győr is not at all known by tourists, a real "off the beaten path". Mostly those tourists who come by train or by bus, head their way directly to the city centre from the City hall. I made a deviations to the left from this street to west-northwest because I knew that also this part of the city was quite interesting. I loved this...more
One of the big attractions in Gyor for the locals is a full-scale Water Park on the west side of the Raba river. On the warm summer day I was in Gyor, I saw hundreds of people swimming in large pools, lying out on the grass, playing beach volleyball or gliding down the water slides. I didn't have my swmsuit with me, otherwise I would have been tempted to join the throngs.
Gyõr has been around since the ancient times, with first major settlement dating back to the 5th century BCE when it was inhabited by the Celts. Then the town was called Arrabona, a name that was used for eight centuries with its shortened form still being used as the German (Raab) and Slovak (Ráb) names of the city.Due to its location, Gyõr...more