Tagged: Gyor

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Gyor, Hungary

It is evident Gyor is spruced up well for tourists. The ancientness is well preserved in its buildings, all streets neatly paved; the one thing that was missing was the greenery. Along the Gyor...

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Széchenyi Square, Gyor, Hungary

After rambling through the roads of this historic town, Gyor, I settled down with ice cream in one of the benches in Széchenyi Square. Gyor has won Europe-award for the protection of the historic...

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Gyor Cathedral Interiors, Hungary

The exteriors of Gyor cathedral is white and simple, the interiors surprisingly grand. The cathedral was rebuilt after being destroyed by the Mongols. After the Turkish period the interior was added in Early Baroque...

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Gyor Cathedral, Hungary

Gyor existed since the ancient times. Being one of the oldest cities of Hungary, it held out the promise of being a treasure trove in terms of historic buildings. This town once flourished in...

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Door of Gyor Cathedral, Hungary

Gyor Cathedral, an old cathedral with foundations from the 11th century, damaged and rebuilt several times. It is famous for Weeping Icon of Mary. Before I turned the door handle down to push it...

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Nimrod’s statue, Gyor

Strolling through the streets of Gyor, Hungary, I came across many statues. This one is a nicely sculpted image of Nimrod saving the game. Nimrod was a very significant man in ancient times, the...

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Carmelite Church, Gyor, Hungary

The Carmelite Church of Gyor, not very elaborately beautiful, yet dominated the city’s skyline. It was built between 1713 and 1725 by architect Márton Witwer. SkyWatch Friday