The 50-meter tall Hungarian Ferris wheel – set up at Dunakapu Square – provides excellent bird’s eye view to the city centre of Győr, as well as the Moson-Danube, the bridges of Győr, the Radó Island and the towers of the surrounding churches. Further details: www.gyororiaskerek.hu Opening hours: Monday-Thursday: 2 pm – 9 pm Friday: 2 pm – 10 pm Saturday: 11 am – 10 pm Sunday: 11 am – 9 pm During Advent (29th November – 23rd December): Monday-Thursday: 11 am – 9 pm Friday: 11 am – 10 pm Saturday: 10 am – 10 pm Sunday: 10 am – 9 pm On Holidays: 24th December: 10 am – 4 pm 25th-26th December: 2 pm – 10 pm 31st December: 10 am – 12 pm 1st January: 2 pm – 8 pm
FILL A SHOEBOX WITH LOVE! Wrap up your gently-used toys for Christmas this year! Your toys are going to brighten up Christmas for the kids of Bárczi Gusztáv Curative Pedagogic Institution and Children’s Home. You can bring your gifts to the Visitor Center of Győr from the 15th November until the 15th December during opening hours. Please make a note on the shoebox that you would suggest it for a boy or girl and the suggested age group.
The city is surrounded by a festive glow again in December. Advent Győr waits for the visitors with fascinating atmosphere by offering special cultural and gastronomic programmes. The unique illuminations of the Square accompanied by music provides a memorable experience for children along with the kid’s rail, the merry-go-round and the Nativity play that remind us about the upcoming Christmas. At Dunakapu Square a skating rink and a 50-meter tall Ferris wheel wait for you, from which you can have a look at the city with splendid festive illuminations. Several interesting programmes are organized in Győr for adults and children alike besides the seductive fragrance of mulled wine and roasted chestnut. Opening ceremony: 29 November 5:00 p.m – Széchenyi Square You can find all the programs here.
The skaters are waited at the following times: Monday–Thursday:10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (starting time for each turn: 10:00 a.m., midday, 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.; Duration: 90 minutes) Friday–Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (starting time for each turn: 10:00 a.m., midday., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.; Duration: 90 minutes) Christmas opening hours: 24th December: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 25th December: 2:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m. 26th December: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Opening hours at New Years’ Eve: 31st December 2018: 10:00 a.m. – 02:00 a.m. 1st January 2020: 2:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.
The candle is lit by the representatives of the City of Győr, of the historical churches and of various civil organisations. The participation of the students and chores of the schools of Győr is contributing to the festive atmosphere of the event.
With the performance of Győr Nemak-Dana ETO HC Figure Skating Division.
Let’s celebrate together! Győr is waiting you also this year with colourful programmes and a big party in Downtown! Programme: 9:00–9:30 p.m. videodisco 9:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.: StarMachine music band whole-night long programme In the meantime: midnight: National anthem, at 1:00 a.m.: Fireworks
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