Győr / Raab was one of the last outposts in a distance to Vienna during the Turkish wars and therefore had invaluable military significance. After the Battle of Mohács (1526) Raab played a key role in the Turkish defense.
Maria Theresa (1740-1780) raised the city to a royal free city in 1743 and during the Hungarian popular uprising of 1956 Györ played a significant role, too.

Raab, Rabatz and Moson-Danube near Györ - beautiful

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Raab, Rabatz and Moson-Danube near Györ - lovely landscape

The term "City of Rivers", as the Hungarian city of Györ is sometimes called, caused some ideas / trouble in our mind, because when we were looking for a parking, we got the first view to one of the rivers, which was diked very high.

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