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Archdiocese library

Unique archaic atmosphere The Archdiocese Library of Eger was established by Károly Eszterházy in 1793, already from the beginning it was meant to be public, very rare at that time. The opening had been preceeded by thorough book collection since the second half of the 1760s, when professors were...

Archbishops Palace and Visitor Center

The impressive Baroque style Archbishop's Palace Cultural, Touristic and Visitor Centre offering a special church arts exhibition opened its gates to visitors in February 2016.  In the exhibition you can have a glimpse in the every day life of bishops, archbishops who financed architectural c...

Kopcsik Marcipania

The Marcipan museum is a real heaven for those having a sweet-tooth. The collection consists of about 150 objects made of sugar mass and its main attraction, the Baroque Room at the end of the museum, where - from the wallpaper and the curtain to the stove - everything is made from sugar. It took th...

Town under the town

Town under the Town, the legendary cellar system of Eger Following the Turkish occupation bishop György Fenessy having returned to Eger did not want to live in the castle any more, but rather bought two building sites in the civic town and the tuff stones necessary for the construction of the pal...

Minaret

Temporarily closed! The legend of the Minaret of Eger It is the minaret having survived in the best condition in the country. The tower is 40 meters high and the balcony circling the terrace in on 26 meters high. Up there your breath will be taken by the view, however, it is also due - besides...

Turkish bath

Fancy a Hammam? The Turkish Bath in Eger is  a little time travel to the past: the oldest pool of the bath, the Turkish pool was built in 1610! The most special pool of the building is the Big Mirror  Pool the magic of which is given by the ornamented golden dome arching above it. Once it is eno...

Minorite Church

One of the nicest Baroque churches in Europe Saint Anthony of Padua church is considered one of the nicest buildings of Baroque church architecture, it is mostly named Minorite church. It was consecrated in honour of Saint Anthony in 1771. Its designer was Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, the architec...

Serbian Church

Serbian Church or Greek Orthodox Serbian Church is situated in a hill next to the historic city centre. The church was completed in 1799 designed by János Povolni in Late-Baroque style. It was renovated in 1979, now it functions as a museum as well waiting for tourists and visitors. The building can...

Szépasszony-valley

Eger is famous for its delicious wines and historic wine region.  It is lesser known that the famous viniculture of Eger was established by Italian and Vallon settlers in the 1200s. According to a legend a handful of Hungarian troops managed to be successful over the thirty times bigger Turkish over...

Fazola gates

The famous Fazola Gates When walking on Kossuth Lajos street you must see the wonderful Fazola Gates!  The richly ornamented entrance decorates the building of the County Hall standing at the crossroads of Kossuth- and Egészségház streets. Already the gate opening to the street is worth mentio...

Bélapátfalva

Bélapátfalva is barely 20 km from Eger, well accessible by coach and by train as well. Few settlements have received such breathtaking setting from the nature like this little town: the two million-year-old cliffs of Bélkő-hill are towering protectingly over the houses.  Hiking up the Bélkő-hill ...

Szilvásvárad

A whole-day trip In Szilvásvárad can be found one of the nicest hiking venues of the Bükk mountains, or even of the country: Szalajka-valley. Here you can see Fátyol (Veil)-cascade and a lot of other attractions, eg. the cave of a prehistoric man in Istállóskő, the Forestry museum, the Open-air F...

Egerszalók

Egerszalók - The Valley of Healing Waters The first image we have of Egerszalók is the Salt Hill and the hotel built next to it. However, the settlement offers several fascinating programmes besides, before or after bathing. The history of the Valley of Spas In 1961 engineers were searching...

Valley of Spas

Egerszalók, a bath heaven Egerszalók is an outstanding health resort, and it is not surprising since according to balneological measurements the water is 18.000-20.000 years old. The first well was drilled in 1961 while searching for crude oil and natural gas, but instead of oil 65 C thermal wate...

Trip to the Hór valley

Hór-valley is one of the longest valleys in the country, it used to be a busy route in the Middle Ages. Traces of forest industry having the biggest tradition in the Bükk region can be found here: abandoned quarries, limestone firing pits of 5-8 metres diametre.           The most popular sight o...

The misterious hive stones

Bee-hive stones having been declared Hungaricum in 2016 are special rock formations of the Foot of the Bükk Mountains.   The original function of the nitches carved in the sides of the rock towers is mysticly uncertain up to now. Some assume they were used for burial purposes, others say they wer...

FesztEger

It is the biggest festival of Eger with well-known artists on the last weekend of May every year. The venue is exceptionally unique: the festival is organised in a rhiolite tuff landscaped quarry having huge rock walls with light paintings projected on them and naturally a great party . Pop, rock, u...

Hotel Senator-Ház ***

Hotel Sanator-House is situated in the centre of the historic downtown, on Dobó square in a 300-year old Baroque building built in the 17th century. Thanks to the location of the hotel guests can approach the attractions of the town (Castle, Castlewall Walk, Lyceum, Basilica, Minaret, Archbishop&#39...

Kedves Wine Bistro & Shop - St. Andrea Wines

If you want to taste St. Andrea wines, what is more, want to experience the mentality of St. Andra a little, off you go to Szépasszony-valley, cellar 38., to Kedves Bistro & Shop! "György Lőrincz is one of the few who is liked by everyone, because he is a nice man living in harmony with his wife, An...