Social
sites

follow
us 

Only
remain

hugoo

Legends

The story of the Iron Rooster (Danube Gate Square)

The legendary Iron Rooster

The well-known symbol of the city of Győr, the Iron Rooster was erected on the Danube Gate Square by the Turks in 1594, after they had conquered the city. The leader of the invading troops believed that the castle was impossible to capture and he proudly predicted: Győr would only be in Christian hands again if the Iron Rooster started to crow and the half moon below it would turn into a full moon.

Four years later as the Hungarian troops aiming at recapture the castle reached the Fejérvár Gate, one brave cavalryman climbed up to the Iron Rooster and waited until daybreak. In the dawn light he imitated the crow of the rooster, and as the rays of the rising sun hit the half moon it made it look full. The Turks thought that the prophecy had come true and their God had taken the side of the Hungarians. In the huge panic they exploded their barrels full of gunpowder and due to this they decided the end of the battle.

Side Events of EYOF

Side events of EYOF at the Dunakapu square in Győr

Győr map

Győr map

Spectator's Guide

Spectator's guide

Mayor's Welcome

Borkai Zsolt

Dear Sports Friends, 
Dear Visitor,

It is with great pleasure to welcome you on the official website of the European Youth Olympic Festival 2017 in Győr.

It has been a great honour for Hungary and the City of Győr to obtain the rights to host the 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival. 

read more

Organizer

City of Győr

HugooPost

HugooPost

Competition schedule

Competition Schedule

Official partners

Magyarország KormányaMagyar Olimpiai BizottságMagyar Atlétikai SzövetségMagyar Judo Szövetség Magyar Kerékpár SzövetségMagyar Kézilabda SzövetségMagyar Kosárlabda SzövetségMagyar Röplabda SzövetségMagyar Tenisz SzövetségMagyar Torna SzövetségMagyar Úszó Szövetség Széchenyi István University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diamond sponsors

Audi Hungaria Delta csoport ScitecGyőr Projekt GyőrSzol 

Gold sponsors

AgroFeed Friesland Chango  QP Szentkirályi Kékkúti (Theodora) Vidanet

Silver sponsors

Ceres Coop Dr. Gogl Praktiker

Bronze sponsors

Csipet snack Édes NapokEudent FodorHatos és társa Dr. Orto MC Donalds Media Markt Palatia ewopharmaRoland Divatház Vill-Korr

Media Sponsors

M4 Nemzeti Sport Győr+ média Kisalföld Funzine

Organizers

Győr MOB

System information

This website is not optimized under 320px resolution.

Please check the site in a bigger resolutiuon device!