Visit Gyor - Best of Gyor

A city in the Western Transdanubia region of Hungary, Gyor is one of the largest cities in Hungary and is the capital of Gyor-Moson-Sopron County. Located in the close proximity of the golden triangle of Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava, Gyor is a huge commercial and manufacturing hub of Hungary.

The foundation of the city dates back to 450 BC and Gyor has seen several empires like Roman, Turkish, Mongolian come and go. The architectural panorama of Gyor hence presents a distinct amalgamation of various cultures. The city is also called as ‘A vizek varosa' or 'A folyok varosa' which literally means City of Waters or City of Rivers because Raab/Raba, Rabca, Mosoni-Duna, Marcal Rivers in Catania. It is also known as 'A barokk varosa' (the Baroque City) given the old part of the city which has dozens of 18th century structures, lavish mansions and beautiful sculptures.

Gyor is also the main entry point for Pannonhalma Abbey which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Dating back to around 1000 years, this abbey was originally a fortress and has been the centre of many socio-political events of Hungary.

Gyor trips are fascinating! The bunch of religious sites, exquisite buildings adorning the old and the new town, great variety of restaurants and pubs and the peaceful Danube River flowing by the side make Gyor a tourism hotspot. Great nightlife, plush shopping malls and theatres offer variety entertainment to the visitors. When on a Gyor vacation, visitors should definitely try the specialty local fish preparations.

Plan a trip to Gyor, explore its rich heritage, relax in its saunas and relish great Hungarian fish delicacies: possibilities are endless!

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Facts and Stats for Gyor*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gyor

    Know the pollution level of Gyor before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 28.57 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Gyor: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gyor for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gyor.

    • Burglary and Theft 20 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 55 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 35 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 30 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45 (Moderate)
  • Living in Gyor - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.29 (High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 43.85 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 40.05 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.08 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 54.12 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gyor

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gyor

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.09 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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