The town of Gyula is situated on the southeastern part of the Hungarian Great Plain, an important border-crossing point between Hungary and Romania. The main tourist attraction of the town is the fortress.
The Gyula fortress was built in the beginning of the 15th century, and it is the only gothic brick fortress of flat land remained intact in Central Europe. The fortress serves as a museum, now.
Other popular tourist destination is the Gyula Thermal bath with its 19 pools locating in the 8,5 hectare, 200 year old natural park of the Almássy mansion.