It is a well-built modern town, with no remarkable features about it.
The men are hardy, well built and handsome; and the women are noted for their beauty, the ancient Greek type being well preserved.
Gyor is a well-built town, and is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishop. Amongst its principal buildings are the cathedral, dating from the 12th century, and rebuilt in 1639-1654; the bishop's palace; the town hall; the `Roman Catholic seminary for priests and several churches.
It is situated on the left bank of the Maros, and is a well-built town, once the capital of the territory of the Szeklers.
The new part of the town is well built and contains numerous pretty villa residences.