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Calvary hill

The Calvary hill in Eger castle is the highest point within the fortification, from the top od which a breathtaking view opens up in front of us: below is the town, in the distance the peaks of Bükk mountains, in bright weather even Kékestető, the highest peak of Hungary can be seen. In summer, when...

Magictower

Even the waiting-room is an experience   Arriving at the waiting room you can get to know the determining rules of our Solar system, the beginning of space travel, the first Moon-landing crew. Some pictures are of 3D effect, holding your mobilephone in front of them, they become dimensional. You ...

Basilica of Eger

The basilica is currently under renovation, but you can visit it during the work. The Basilica of Eger is also named Saint Michael and Saint John cathedral. The building is also the cathedral of the archdiocese of Eger, which means the bishops and the archbishop do their everyday tasks here. The ...

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...

Archbishop's Garden

The biggest garden of Eger Archbishop's Garden is the biggest park of Eger, called as "the lungs of the town" by locals. On its place there used to be a natural forest fenced off and used for hunting by the bishops. The gates were opened for the public in 1919 - two  of them, real wrought iro...

Felsőtárkány

Want a family trip? Choose Felsőtárkány Felsőtárkány is situated 11 km from Eger at the foot of the Bükk mountains, a favourite venue for the people of Eger with its wonderful view and natural setting. Felsőtárkány can be approached by car, coach or on a convenient bicycle road separated from tra...

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...

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...

Dobó square

When in Eger the first destination should be the main square of the town, Dobó square! Arriving at the square you can see that the square is full of life, milling crowds: it is a popular social place of youngsters, it is where little children can run about, cyclers and rollerskaters can pass the ...

Border Castle Warriors' square

It is a popular square of the local youth Border-Castle Warriors'  Square is the newest one in Eger, it was inaugurated in 2015. The name is thanks to the statue depicting Hungarian and Turkish warriors, the work of Zsigmond Strobl Kisfaludy. The exciting group of statues is just one of th...

Minaret

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 the fantastic panorama...

Castle of Eger

Reconstruction Large-scale developments are taking place in Eger Castle. The museum can still be visited, but the works can be confusing at times. In the Gothic Bishop's Palace we can get to know the story of the castle, in the casamates we can discover everyday life of a border castle...

Zsolnay fountain

It is unique that a fountain is covered in Zsolnay glaze, what is more, the location is not common either: in the yard of a shopping centre! We must go back to 1894, when the building of the shopping centre was built. Sounds unbelievable? There is a little twist in the story, that is true, becaus...

Eszterházy square

It is one of the most impressing squares of Eger bordered by the buildings of the Basilica, the Archbishop's Palace and the Lyceum. It was named about a bishop in Eger, Károly Eszterházy who the building of the Lyceum can be thanked for. That is the way we can see it now, because the university ...

Géza Gárdonyi square

Most Gárdonyi-related relics can be found in Eger, the town has been proud of the writer up to now. Here can be found Gárdonyi's house, tomb and besides it you can walk in Gárdonyi street, you can visit Gárdonyi Grammar School and six Gárdonyi statues.   The latest one was inaugurated in 2014, w...