Top 3 attractions in Gyor

The city of Gyor

The city of Gyor ©anee.baba/Flick

The Bishops’ Castle in Gyor is also known as the Episcopal Palace and has remains of Roman buildings in the foundation. The oldest parts of it are the tower, the so-called corridors dating from the fourteenth century, and one of the hallways.

The Zichy Palace is one of the most impressive buildings in Gyor, made in the baroque style of the eighteenth century. It has some stunning bays at the windows and the courtyard is decorated with arches.The thermal waters in Gyor are mentioned even in the medieval chronicles for their curative effect they can have on people suffering from various diseases.

The Bishops’ Castle

The chapel of the Bishops’ Castle in Gyor was built by Bishop Orban Doczy between 1481-1486. The longest restoration that the castle took part was held according to the plans of the Italian Pietro Ferrabosco between the years 1561 and 1575. However, the Turks occupied this place on March 28, 1598.

The old center of Gyor

The old center of Gyor ©Charlotte90T/Flick

Since June 2004 visitors can enjoy an exhibition of Bishop Vilmos Apor who was shot deadly by Russian soldiers. Its purpose is to keep alive the memory of the bishop. For those interested, this tourist attraction in Gyor can visited from Tuesday to Sunday, between 10:00 and 16:00. Every hour is starting a group tour guided by a person that takes care that those who come here won’t miss anything worth to be seen and discovered.

The city of Gyor

The city of Gyor ©anee.baba/Flick

The Zichy Palace in Gyor

The Zichy Palace houses an impressive collection of dolls. The exhibition consists of over 72 exhibits including dolls and furniture from the nineteenth century. If you have enough time, you can attend the classical music concerts and plays that take place in the courtyard of the palace in the summer.

Raba Quelle Thermal Center

The thermal water of Gyor outward from a depth of 2000 meters, with a temperature of 67 degrees. In 1978 was awarded the agreement which indicated the importance of these waters, but the Raba Quelle Thermal Center opened its doors only on October 3, 2004. Since then, various services are offered to clients of all ages. Overall, this place is frequented by those who suffer a locomotor dysfunction.

Customers can enjoy one of the five swimming pools, two jacuzzis, artificial geysers, waterfalls and massages. Of course, this place is also an important tourist attraction in Gyor, being frequented by people who are just passionate about swimming as well, because the pools are perfect for this.

Relaxing park in Gyor

Relaxing park in Gyor ©arth2o/Flick

 

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