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    JANOS XANTUS MUSEUM

    by Heniko Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Permanent exhibition: History of Gyõr and surrounding area from ancient times to the modern day. Private collection of the Petz family (medical history, exhibition of the fine arts and of the applied arts). Exhibition of Hungarian postage stamps, from the first issues up to the 80 s. Abád-Hauser family collection of fine arts and applied arts.

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    Sports Fans

    by Heniko Written Apr 1, 2006

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    Gyor being the Town of Meetings, has hosted over the years so many international sports competitions for sports such as soccer, tennis, swimming, darts, ping pong, basketball and many more.
    Gyor is the homebase for one of Hungary best soccer teams: Gyor ETO.

    For more info on current schedule visit : www.gyorsport.hu

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    JANOS XSANTUS ZOO

    by Heniko Written Apr 1, 2006

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    The Zoo was opened in 1967 and at present hosts more than 500 animals from over 100 species in spacious, arres that recreate the animal’s natural habitat. Amongst the species that you can see are lions, bears, tigers, zebras, a giraffe and dwarf hippo. The Zoo’s terrarium hosts Hungary largest poisonous snake collection and is home also to a group of dwarf crocodiles.

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    March - November
    Monday - Sunday 10.00 - 19.00

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    Bezerédj-Castle - Erzsébet Galgóczi Memorial Room

    by Heniko Written Apr 1, 2006

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    Permanent exhibition opened in 1991 in memory of the writer Erzsébet Galgóczi awarded the Kossuth-Prize. The memorial room in Bezerédj-Castle built in the 17th Century was executed from the heritage of writer, which was presented by the family to the town of Gyõr.

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    APOR EXHIBITION - THE PLACE OF MARTYRDOM

    by Heniko Written Apr 1, 2006

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    The exhibition keeps the memory of Vilmos Apor s martyrdom alive, presenting his life and works, his sacrifice and his martyr s death. Bishop Apor s devoted life and martyrdom is presented not only by excerpts from his diary but also with the aid of different relics, documents, music, light effects and various audio-visual means.

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    DIOCESAN TREASUR,LIBRARY AND LAPIDARY

    by Heniko Written Apr 1, 2006

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    The Treasury houses masterpieces of gold- and silversmithery, liturgical gems, and textiles, showing the religious art of western Hungary from the Gothic period until the 19th century. Codices, earliest printed books, and a collection of old Hungarian books are on exhibition in the Library. Stones and stone remains from the Bishop s Castle and the Cathedral in Gyõr, deriving from the medieval and modern times are on display in the Museum of Stonework. Outstanding works of art include: Anjou arms (14th century), fragments of a fontal basin (14th century), Gothic tracery window (15th century), and episcopal arms (16th-18th century).

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    PUPPET EXHIBITION - ZICHY PALACE

    by Heniko Written Apr 1, 2006

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    Permanent puppet exhibition donated by Mónika Wiedra Berzsenyi to the town of Gyõr. This fascinating exhibition is composed of 72 puppets, requisites, accessories and furniture. It presents the fashion of various eras and recalls the civil mood of the last Century by its conversation pieces

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    L WHITE SALON

    by Heniko Written Apr 1, 2006

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    The 17th Century system of dungeons under the former town hall - due to a true legend - where the petticoat white woman of Lõcse (Levoca in Slovakian) had been suffering imprisonment before she was finally beheaded in the main square of the time, now Széchenyi Square. The Foundation wishes to preserve and maintain this legend.

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    Exhibition of Margit Kovács

    by Heniko Written Apr 1, 2006

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    Life works of Margit Kovács, an expert in ceramics. Born in Gyõr (1902 - 1977). Chamotte engobe glazed ceramic sculptures, reliefes, articles for personal use and for decoration. Interior details from the atelier of the artist. Monumental building from the 17th Century. Previously inhabited by the grocer János Kreszta. Restored in 1977.

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    Archives of Miklós Borsos

    by Heniko Written Apr 1, 2006

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    Late gothic monument, rebuilt at the beginning of the 19th Century. Originally a courthouse of the bishop which was restored in 1979. Permanent exhibition of the sculptor Miklós Borsos. Ilona Kéry memorial room.

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    City Picture Museum

    by Heniko Written Apr 1, 2006

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    Monumental building from the 18th Century, originally the palace of count Gábor Esterházy. Monument restored in 1997. The Esterházy Palace is the residence of the City Art Museum and locality of the International Drawing and Graphics Biennal.

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    Artistry

    by Heniko Written Mar 31, 2006

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    There is also a few very well respected Blacksmiths, that specialize in battle-ready swords. The craftmanship is interestingly attracting more and more people to the town.
    I know of a very talented Blacksmith who has a website, if anyone is interested to see see any of the work, just email me for the link.

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    Festivals

    by Heniko Written Mar 31, 2006

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    Baroque Ball - February
    Serves the revival and maintenance of our cultural heritage.

    Gyõr Spring Festival - March-April
    In the spirit of waiting for the spring, the organisers invites the audience to Gyõr with a series of colourful events simultaneously the Budapest Spring Festival.

    Mediawave International Visual Art and Music Festival - April-May
    Most important international film and art festivals in Central and Eastern Europe.

    Hungarian Dance Festival -June
    This biannual dance festival represents the entire extent of the Hungarian professional art of dance. Beside leading Hungarian groups, outstanding international groups present every branch and style of the realm of dance.

    Gyõr Summer International Cultural Festival - June-July
    Oldest international art festival of the city.

    Puppet Grove With The Iron Rooster Puppet Theatre - June
    The artists of the Iron Rooster Puppet Theatre offer a whole day of outdoor programmes for children.

    International Folk Dance and Music Festival - July
    The festival offers a forum for the representatives of folk dance, folk music and traditional crafts to present their art with aim of reviving Hungarian folk customs and to get the audience acquainted with the culture of other nations.

    Baroque Wedding - August
    This series of programmes offers the revival of a ceremonial event of the past while getting an insight into the history of our city. It is a spectacular, cheerful event with its participants dressed in contemporary costumes, which matches perfectly to the baroque city centre and its cultural heritage.

    Baroque Festival of Arts - October
    Arts of the 17th and 18th centuries, starts on the celebration day of music each year. The organisers conjure the spirit of the Baroque Age into the authentic scenery of the streets for two weeks.

    Gyõr Winter Festival and Fair - December
    Cheerful spirit of the Advent waiting and the Christmas preparations, local residents and guests can by splendid Christmas presents while enjoying cultural programmes for a whole month.

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    National Theatre of Gyõr

    by Heniko Written Mar 31, 2006

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    The National Theatre of Gyõr has a wide repertoire of opera, operetta, musical, dramatic play and ballet performances. Beside the main stage, the Kisfaludy hall offers excellent opportunity for holding studio performances or presentations.

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    Gyõr Ballet Company

    by Heniko Written Mar 31, 2006

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    The Gyõr Ballet Company , estabilished in 1979, has achieved great successes on the stages of Europe and America with its performances forging the classical traditions and the values of modern dance theatre together. They are constantly improving their artistic level by staging the works of world-famous choreographers

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