Gyor, Hungary

Area Code 96, $1=283Ft, Aug 28, 2000

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Gyor is a Hungarian gateway city for Vienna, located half way between Budapest and Vienna where the rivers, Danu, Raba and Rabca meet. This gave this town the strategic role against Turkey in the 13 th century and a fortress was built. In 16 and 17 th century, Gyor was a trade center. At the end of the 19 th century, engineering industry brought money and rich Baroque culture to Gyor.
The town center is a pedestrian street called Baross Gabor. As you come out from the train station, find a large bridge over the railway which is Baross G. and the information office is on this street. The oldest section is the N end of the street.
i1 Tourist Office: Tourinform Arpad u .32 + Baross T311-771 M-F8:00-20:00, Sa9-15:00, Su9:00-13:00. Free map with hotel information. good publication: Tourinfo 99
i2 Ibusz: Kazinczy Ferenc, Can book private rooms.(98 info)
$ OTP Bank: Teleki Laszlo + Bajcsy-Zs, M7:45-18, Tu-F7:445-17:00, Best place to change cash or T/C. Their branch on Baross Babor does not change money.
$ M&M Exclusive Exchange: Baross Babor ut. #22. opp from McDonald. M-F9-17:30, Sa9-13:00, S1=286, GBP1=417, DM1=131
P2 Police: Szent Imre u 2-4, T314-866 or 107
H Hospital: Vasvari Pal ut 2, T418-244
Hp Pharmacy: Arpad u 47, T320-488
M Post Office: Revai u 8, next to the train station.
m Market: at Szechenyi terMain square. Market is held W and Sa morning to early afternoon. Fruit to souvenirs
sw Swimming pool Pannon Viz: Orszagut u 4, Swimming pool, sauna, solarium, food available.thermal bath10-18:00, Outside pool M-F6-20, SaSu7-18:00, 400Ft From the center, after taking the west bridge(Baba Kettos Hid), take a small path to right and walk 1 min to see bath/swimming pools

LOCAL TRANSPORT
City Bus 102Ft, from driver 130Ft. Main city buses leave from bus stops near train station.

@ Internet @
@ Different Internet Service: Liszt Ferenc u 20, E from the center. T516-810, info@different.hu http://www.different.hu M-F9-21, Sa15-21:00, 250Ft/30min.

FESTIVALS 1998
Dates will be adjusted with the year calendar.
Mar 12-Apr 5 Spring Music Festival: Classical Music
Jun19-July19 Summer festival
July International Folk festival: (Week)
Aug 20 PH St. Stephen's Day Fireworks display from Gellert Hill.
Oct 1-Nov 10 Baroc Festival

Transport
T Train station: Revai u 4-6, S of the town
B Bus station: Hunyadi u 9, just S from train station.

Train: IC 340Ft extra
to Budapest: 974Ft, 131km, 2.5-3.0hrs
to Hegyeshalom: 286Ft, 47km, 30min.
to Sopron: 612Ft, 85km, 1.0hr
International
to Vienna: ?Ft,
131km, 1hr 30min. To minimize the train cost, you may buy break journey at Hegyeshalom and Bruck a.d. Leitha. (G-H 286Ft at station, H-B buy in the train ?Ft, B-V ATS76. buy at station.) Many more local trains from B to Vienna.
to Bratislava: ?Ft, ?km
Budapest - > Gyor - > Sopron/Vienna
He: Hegyeshalom, Bruck: Bruck ab Leitha, Vienna: Wien Westbf.
Budapest Gyor Sopron He. arr He. dep Bruck Vienna
2:15 - 4:17

4:27

4:47 4:47

6:50

8:20

6:00 7:20 7:52

8:02

8:20 9:00

6:15

7:55

9:00

IC

7:10

8:34

9:35

8:15

9:55

10:36

EC 9:12 10:31 10:59

11:02

11:20 12:07

10:15

11:55

13:20

10:50 12:17 12:52

13:02

13:20 14:00
IC

11:25

12:53

13:55

12:10

13:47

14:20

EC 12:42 14:01 14:29

14:32

14:50 15:30

14:15

15:55

17:20

IC

15:25

16:48

17:22

17:32

17:49

18:30

IC

15:30

16:54

17:55

16:15

17:55

17:00

18:20

18:52

19:02

19:20

20:00

18:28

20:00

EC

17:45

19:06

19:37

19:47

20:05

20:46

18:25

20:05

21:20

EC

18:54

20:13

20:37

20:47

21:01

Sudbf21:25

19:30

20:54

21:55

21:40

23:00

23:30

23:35

23:54

Hutteldorf0:34


Vienna/Sopron - > Gypr - > Budapest
He: Hegyeshalom, Bruck: Bruck ab Leitha, Vienna: Wien Westbf.
Budapest:- Kelati station
Vienna Bruck He. arr He. dep Sopron Gyor Budapest

4:27

5:20

Deli 7:43

5:33

5:55

7:23

6:00

6:40

Deli 8:23

Hutteldorf4:29 5:10

5:28

5:33 5:55 7:23
IC

6:20

7:26

8:58

EC Sudbf 6:46 7:10

7:28

7:31 7:52 9:18

6:30

7:57

9:43

7:40

9:15

EC

8:25

9:07

9:26

9:36

9:59

11:28

10:04

11:48

9:05

9:43

10:02

10:12

10:35

12:03

IC

10:00

11:06

12:43

IC

10:05

10:43

11:02

11:12

11:35

13:03

10:00

11:50

13:33

11:40

13:13

12:50

13:50

15:33

IC

14:20

15:26

16:58

14:35 15:11

15:30

15:33 15:54 17:20

14:30

16:00

17:38

15:53

17:13

EC 16:03 16:43

17:02

17:05 17:26 18:52

17:35

19:18

IC

18:20

19:28

20:58

18:30

19:39

EC 18:00 18:43

19:02

19:12 19:50 21:33

19:55

Deli 21:33

20:23

Deli 22:18

19:41

21:13

20:05

20:43

21:02

21:12

21:35

23:03


Budapest-Keleti Gyor Rejka(border) arr Rejka dep Bratislava

5:00

6:47

7:10

7:55

8:15 10:05 10:50 11:00 11:46
12:10 13:50 14:35 14:48 15:31
17:10 18:20 18:40 19:26

Bus
Budapest 1,230Ft 127.6km Many between 5:30-19:00, 2hrs
Hegyeshalom ?Ft ?km ?
Pannonhalma

172Ft

19.1km 30min. 5:55, 6:05, 6:30, 6:35,
SaSu7:05, M-F10:55, Su11:15, 13:30, 14:35, 15:20, 16:20, To Return 7:04, 7:29, M-F9:14, 10:18, 11:40, Su17:40, 17:50, 18:55, 20:35, 21:40. Confirm this info
Sopron 878Ft 91.5km 2.0hrs, 9:30, 16:40
Szeged

1,230Ft

280.3km

5.5hrs, 6:00, 15:05
Pecs

1,230Ft

241.3km

4.0hrs, 5:35, 9:00, 13:20
Esztergon

1,230Ft

98.4km

2.5hrs, 7:15, 15:43
Vienna

3,800Ft

127.6km 2.0hrs, 8:40, 13:40, 18:25, 19:25
Bratislava

?Ft

80km

2.0hrs, W16:00, 9:15
Brno

?Ft

205km

3.5hrs, 10:15, 0:20
Prague

?Ft

420km

6.5hrs, 10:15, 0:20
Stockholm

?Ft

1945km

34.5hrs, 8:30
Hegye - Vienna

?Ft

80km

2.0hrs, 9:30,10:50, 14:15, 17:10, 18:45, 19:10, 20:10




Accommodation
LOW MIDDLE HIGH

HOTEL CODE

College Dormitories
h1 Szechenyl Istabavan Folskola Kollegium: Open all year around. Jul, AugT503-400. Sep-Jun T503-447, ab(shared by 2 units) 2000Ft/room HW C3 The rooms can accommodate 3 persons. Access: Take a bus #11 or #16 from train station(W from the city hall) and get off Ronay J. u, just after a bridge, walk W. The dormitory is one of the campus buildings so ask a student.
h2 Szent Laszlo Katokikos Kollegium: Damjanich u 58, T311-018, F516-383, Open Sep-Jun(not open Jul, Aug) ab 1000Ft/p HW C4 The rooms can accommodate 3 persons. Access: see above. From the bus stop, walk back and turn left(E) to Damjanich u and walk another 400m. They have only 8 beds available for tourists. Strongly advised to book a head. Rec

Following are ones we could not confirm at Tourinform, but we found them from the list in 1998
Campings
h Kiskut-ligeti Motel: Kiskut-liget, 318-986
h Napsugar Camping: Kulso-Veszpremi ut 20
T411-042
h Piheno Kempilng: Gyorszentivan-Kertvaros
T329-984
Youth Hostel/ University dormitories
h Megyei Kozgyules Diakotthona YH: Szent Istvan ut 51
T310-488, 1200-2400/p
h Petz Lajos Egeszsegugyi Szakkozepiskola Kollegiuma
Szent Imre u 26-28, T428-933 600-1400/p
h Tanitokepzo diakszalloja: Cuha u 18-20 T412-959
Jul-Aug only

Pensions
h Arany Panzio: Arany J. u 7: T322-171
h Golden Ball Club: Szent Istabvan u 4, T322-360
h Hommel Panzio: Kalvaria ut 57, T412-599

Food
Fish soup is Szeged speciality.
r Matros: Dunakaputer 3, 9-22/23:00. N part of the center, near the bridge. Hungarian local restaurant specializing for fish. Cheap but high quality. 500-800Ft, Rec
r Hifrhryrlrk: Kisfaludy u + Czuczor Gergely, M-F8-17, Sa8-13:00. Bufet very popular bufet serving cheap food in the middle of the town.
r Hotel Raba Gyor: Just E from information
International, Buffet breakfast 1000Ft?, lunch menu is available less than 400Ft.
r Karanten Pub: Next to the bridge, N of the center. 17-1:00/4:00, pub, Next to the river. Many tables on terrace.
r Restaurant Vaskakas: Bocsi Kapu, opp from Kamellita Church Hungarian Beautiful cellar interior. 1200Ft+
r Amstel Hattyu: Tultesszer u 18, NW from the thermal bath park, cross the river Raba to W, Hungarian A restaurant at a hotel, but the price is moderate. They have a excellent terrace over looking the river, Mosori-Dana. Extremely pleasant place to have a meal in a hot day. 700Ft+, Rec

Sight

Most museums are open Tu-Su,Summer 10-18:00, Winter 10-14:00. Admission fee Normal/Student discount
Chapter Hill, N end of Baross Baboor
S1 Kaptalan Dom(Cathedral, Szekesegyhaz): It houses a famous painting, Weeping Madonna of Gyor. The Madonna started weeping on March 17, 1697, on the St. Patrick's Day, It also houses Herm of King St. Ladisllas, a masterpiece of the Hungarian goldsmith's work, which contains the king's skull bones.
S2 Gyor Egyhazmegyei Papi Otthon(Diocesean Collection): Kaptalandomb 1, Tu-Su10-16:00, T312-153, next to the Cathedral, Display the church treasure, 2nd largest after Esztergom. 150/75Ft
S3 Borsos Miklos Exhibition: Apor Puspok tere 2, Mar-Oct10-18, Nov-Feb10-17:00. T316-329, Sculptor who was born in Gyor. Many works displayed in an old house. SE from Cathedral. 200/100Ft
Szechenyi ter: Main square.
Market is held W and Sa morning to early afternoon.
S Xantus Janos Museum: Szechenyi ter 5, N of the square. T310-588, Mar-Oct 10-18, Nov-Feb10-14. 18th c. baroque palace. Displays the history of Gyor. 160/80Ft
S Patko Imres Collection: Szechenyi ter 4, T310-588
next to Xantus Janos Museum same entrance from the street, Contemporary Art Museum
140/70Ft
S Szechenyi Pharmacy Museum: Szechenyi ter 9, T320-954
M-F 8-16:30(W 10-16:30) Baroque interior masterpiece (98 info)
S Peter Vacy's Collection: Rakoczy F u 6 E from the square, Tu-Su10-18:00 (98 info)
S Kovacs Margit Museum: Apaca u 1, T310-588, Museum for an Ceramics artist who was born in Gyor. 200/100Ft
Becsi Kapu ter
S Karmelita Templom: , S side the square.
S Kotar(Museum of Stonework): Becsi kapu ter 5, Tu-Su 10-18:00. Display stonework such as altars, milestones, tombstones in Roman camp of Arrabona. 140/70Ft
Other
S City Hall: Just N from train station

Out side of town.
S Nature path(Study Path): A few km from Gyor, there is a path where you can enjoy nature, flowers, birds, water etc. Ask at Tourinform. Worth visiting in the Spring for flowers, summer for bird watching.
S Pannohalmi Abbey: in the village of Pannonhalmi, 15km from Gyor accessible by bus. UNESCO World Heritage site. Bacilica dated 13th C. This abbey may be visited with a local guide only. Tu-Su
Guided tour: Nov 12 - Mar 20 Hungarian only 10, 11, 13, 14, 15:00. Mar 21-May 31 & Oct 1-Nov 11 H- 9,10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16:00, English 11, 13:00. Jun 1-Sep 30 H- hourly 9-17:00 E-11, 13:00
Transport: bus from Gyor 172Ft

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Research Period Data: 1st- 98.8.25, 00.8.28