Győr

What is Győr known for?


programs organizing

phone +36 96 526-400 tollfree fax +36 96 526-401 checkin 14.00 checkout 11.00 price Sgl dbl tpl HUF9300 11600 16000 all tax and continental breakfast incl. content *** Hotel Services: 1 suite, 10 rooms (double, triple), 24hour reception, a la carte restaurant (international and Hungarian cuisine); free, guarded private parking; Free high speed Wi-Fi, banquet hall, room service, central safe, laundry, Fax and copier, transfer ensure, events and programs organizing, *


created military

. - Transitory period (1785 - 1790) In 1785, king Joseph II (Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor) decided to abolish the counties as entities of noble autonomy (Autonomous entity) (self-governance) and introduced a new system of state administration in the Kingdom of Hungary. The kingdom including Croatia and Slavonia was primarily divided into 10 newly created military administrative districts (Nitra, Banská Bystrica, Košice, Győr, Pest (city) Pest


public starting

where it was announced to the public). Starting 1 October, the armed forces established a five-year expansion plan with Huba I-III revised orders of battle. Conscription was introduced on a national basis in 1939. The peacetime strength of the Hungarian Army (Hungarian Ground Forces) grew to 80,000 men organized into seven corps commands. Page 207, Mollo, Andrew, ''The Armed Forces of World War II'', Crown, 1981, New York, ISBN 0-517-54479-4 Biography He


famous buildings

name Hungarian Ispita, Peter Váczy Collection alt Magyar Ispita, Váczy Péter Gyűjtemény url http: www.gymsmuzeum.hu email address Nefelejcs utca 3 lat 47.6888 long 17.6357 directions Center phone +36 96 318141 tollfree fax image Magyar ispita (4344. számú műemlék).jpg hours Tu-Su 10:00-18:00 price content The eighteenth. century listed building, originally Houses of Healing. The Magyar Ispita is one of the most famous buildings in the downtown of Győr. Here is Dr. Peter Váczy historian (1904-1994) private collection of art and applied art. The core of his collection contains renaissance and baroque furnitures, carpets, sculptures and paintings. There are some Greek, Roman and mediaeval Hungarian archeological artifacts, a Chinese terracotta three-glazed soldier, oriental carpets from the 19th century too. Also contemporary art exhibitions can be see here. * Wikipedia:Győr Commons:Category:Győr


century eclectic

balcony. Now here is the Municipal Museum of Art. (See above for details) * *


character educational

directions North two km after Bahnhof pub half km phone +3696516600 tollfree fax hours price Admission: free. - Character: educational path. - Address: 9025 Győr, Pinnyéd content A beloved place for trips, the forest is one of the greatest contiguous green areas at town of Győr. Besides a nine kilometer long promenade, well-kept glades, fire places and what is more slides, swings and climbing frames are waiting for the visitors. The promenade presents the forest’s symbiosis


food beauty

phone +36 96 815915 tollfree fax hours M-Sa 10:00-20:00, Su 10:00-18:00 price content Stadium and entertainment, leisure center. Trade shops: Fashion, food, beauty, health, books, tobacco, paper, home, sports, leisure, toy, gift. Post Office. Northline Currency Exchange. PARK Fitness Club *


dramatic scenes

Kreszta family. - On the second floor and itt he loft the Margit Kovács permanent exhibition. Margit Kovács (born in Győr) was an excellent ceramic artist (1902-1977). She modelled her funny, sometimes qrotesque figures, her lyrical or dramatic scenes, her decorative jars and bowls, her folkish reliefs and figures with rich fantasy. There is a souvenir shop where can buy albums or ceramics (copies of arts of Margit Kovács). *


scenes genre

:00-12:00. price Free content About the building: the former Zichy palace is one of the most typical baroque building of Győr with some Neo-Classicist and Rococo elements. The walls of the room were rich decorated with frescos, mithologic scenes, genre paintings. The palace is a great place for weddings, concerts and congresses. - The Baby Museum: Permanent puppet exhibition donated by Mónika Wiedra Berzsenyi to the city of Győr. This fascinating exhibition is composed of 72 puppets, requisites, accessories and furniture. - Also here is the Gyori Art and Festival Centre. * Wikipedia:Győr Commons:Category:Győr


nearby history

thousand units per year), which supplies most European Skoda, Audi and Seat car factories. The city center is very well supplied with small restaurants, pubs, bars and mostly of the hotels are here or nearby. History Győr was founded around 450 B.C. by Celts. Romans settled there around the 1st century B.C. After they abandoned the city, the Slavs eventually arrived around 500 A.D. It was briefly part of Great Moravia and then the Kingdom of the East Franks. The Magyars came around 900 and survived the Mongol invasion of Hungary in the 1240s. During the Ottoman era, Győr saw much conflict and was captured by the Turkish Army for four years. At the end of the 17th century, it was a flourishing city. It achieved the status of 'free royal town', which helped to further improve the economy, trade and culture. During World War II, the local Jewish community was nearly wiped out and several buildings and factories were destroyed. In the 50s and 60s, the Communist government built many block flats, and in the 70s, the long process of restoring the Old Town began. Orientation The Center of the city (Belváros) is bordered by rivers from north and west, from south is limited by railroad. The major '''neighborhoods''' (and sights): - Adyváros (Ady-városi Lake a nice relaxing spot); - Belváros (the Old Town) full with sights; - Bácsa (Nagybácsai church with great window, Kisbácsai church); - Gyárváros (the former Civitas Regalis or Royal Town area destroyed by Tatars, now mostly industrial building located here and shopping malls as Arkad, Jézus Szentséges Szíve church 1928, rebuilt in 1950's, also here is Győri ETO Stadion with cap.:30000 pers., a Magvassy Mihály Sports Hall, the Ice Skating Rink and Janos Xantus Zoo, the Audi Hungária Motor the principal employer of the city); - Győrszentiván (bus 30, 31 to there; separated bike road, train station on Komárom line, Roman Catholic church, Treasure House a renovated farmhouse exhibition room, riding stables); - Gyirmót (Dead Raba walking trail starts from the border Gyirmót, other 'sights' is the Achilles Park open air bath); - Kismegyer (or called Győr-Szabadhegy, south part of the city, TV tower, Szabadhegyi R.C. church, Szabadhegyi Reformed church, Cemetery chapel of Kismegyer built on the ground of the Tarisznyavár Castle of Middle Age, take bus 2, 5, 6, 7, 17 or 38, ~seven km from center); - Likócs (most relaxing district with village feeeling, seven km NE of center); - Marcalváros (former Bela Kun housing estate a socialist developing, also here can be see the Holy Spirit Church built in 1990's); - Ménfőcsanak (Bezerédj chapel, Nagyboldogasszony church, Lutheran templom, Memorial Park, Bezerédj-Esterházy Mansion 1750's); - Nádorváros (Kálvária church, Győr Plaza, St. Emeric parish temlpom, Nádor City Lutheran Church, Schlichter Villa, Polish-Hungarian Friendship Sculpture at Bem tér); - Pinnyéd (Bishop Forest, a popular tourist spot, NW of center); - Révfalu (north of Danube, the most attractive part of the city according by locals, Kossuth híd or Révfalui bridge, Ányos Jedlik bridge: Pál Vasarhelyi footbridge or small Erzsébet Bridge; Széchenyi Bridge; Széchenyi István University, 'Aranypart' lit. ''Golden Coast'' free beach of Mosoni-Danube, the listed building of Watertower built in 1910; Monument of Flooding in 1954, School with Tulips Secession style planned by one of the country most famous architect, Jenő Lechner, can see at Rónay Jácint u. 4.; the patron saint St. John of Nepomuk sculpture; houses with small garden are typical to this district, in the cemetery of Révfalu is the tomb of local polymath, poet, literary translator (mostly Finnish and Estonian), literary historian, folklorist Aladár Bán); - Sziget (area between Raab and Rapca rivers, right west of Old Town, the main sight is the Roch and St. Sebastian's Roman Catholic parish church, Rába-Quelle Thermal and Pleasure Bath, also a couple smaller hotel are here); - Újváros (west of the Old Town, southeast from 'Sziget' district, temples of five religious groups are here: Old Lutheran church, the synagogue, the Reformed Church, the Catholic Church and the Greek Catholic Church; yearly events is the Five Temples Festival, this is a five days long religious, musical and cultural traditions showing program; the houses of Kossuth Lajos street almost all from 1750-1850 period are listed buildings). Get in There has been no regular border control between Austria, Slovakia and Hungary since January 1, 2008. This has brought about a big change for the locals who otherwise were subjected to it daily. By plane Győr's own local airport only sees private aviation traffic with an occasional holiday charter flight. Using it as an entry point for Győr requires pretty much arriving by your own, or chartered, plane. * Wikipedia:Győr Commons:Category:Győr

Győr

'''Győr''' ( , names in other languages (names of European cities in different languages: E-H#G)) is the most important city of northwest Hungary, the capital of Győr-Moson-Sopron county (Győr-Moson-Sopron) and Western Transdanubia region (Western Transdanubia), and — halfway between Budapest and Vienna — situated on one of the important roads of Central Europe. The city is the sixth largest in Hungary, and one of the seven main regional centres of the country.

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