Top Historical Places in Gyor

Are you looking to explore the history of Gyor through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Gyor including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Gyor. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Gyor ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Gyor, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Gyor for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Gyor with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Pannonhalma Abbey

    4.7 (286 Votes)
    Pannonhalma Abbey

    Art And Culture, Castle, Historical Site, Palace

    Ideal for a day trip, this UNESCO world heritage site is located 20 kilometres away from Gyor and dates back to thousand years. Originally a fortress, this structure is the witness to the glorious history of Hungary and has a prominent place where important events took place. National movements, peace treaties, Turkish invasion, great fires and number of restorations make it an illustrated pict...Read more
  2. Carmelite Church

    Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Dating back to 1725, the Italianate character facade, black Mary statue adorning the main altarpiece is worth observing when visiting the Carmelite Church.
  3. Benedictine Church Of Saint Ignatius Of Loyola

    Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    The first church of the Jesuits of Gyor, this structure dates back to the 17the century and was a replica of the Gesu church in Rome. The complex also consisted of a monastery and a school. The two majestic towers date back to the 18th century. After the dissolution of the Jesuits, the ownership of the structure was given to the Benedictines. It still preserves its original function of early ba...Read more
  4. Gyor Basilica

    4.7 (231 Votes)
    Gyor Basilica

    Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Museum

    A stunning structure built in Neo-classical style, Gyor basilica dates back to the 11th century. Excellent facades, striking chapels, huge towers and the Memorial Tomb of Bishop add to the allure of this religiously, historically and culturally significant site. The Basilica is also home to the museum which displays the liturgical treasure of Hungary.
  5. Bishop's Castle And Episcopal Palace

    Art And Culture, Church, Garden, Castle

    Traces of roman construction dating back to 14th century, the chapel was built in late 15th century and is a rare example of multi-level castle chapels. The structure underwent many fortifications during the time of Turkish invasion and several renovations took place when it was returned to Hungary in late 16th century. Attractions include: The four-story residential tower, the Baroque Bishop's...Read more
  6. Ark Of The Covenant

    Art And Culture, Landmark, Historical Site, Statue

    One of the most beautiful relics of Gyor dating back to early 18th century; Ark of the Covenant displays excellent Baroque architecture and is located in the Gutenberg Square. The monument was erected by King Charles III for conciliation of the injury made on the Holy Sacrament.
  7. Gyor Diocesan Treasury, Library And Lapidary

    Art And Culture, Library, Museum, Educational Site

    Reconstructed on the ruins of a 17th century building, the great hall was added in the 19th century. The oldest in the collection is the piece of wing of a 14th century ivory triptych. The library has some great old Hungarian books including codes and liturgical treasures.
  8. Mary's Column

    Landmark, Monument, Statue

    A monument built to commemorate the recapture of Hungary from the Turks in 17th century, Mary’s column has four distinct baroque statues of Saint Stephen, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Anthony of Padua and Saint Leopold- the patron saint of Austria. With the blessed virgin- Hungary’s guardian lady standing on a high column with spikes and angel-heads, with the Hungarian crown on her...Read more