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Guaranteed tours

Discover Eger through stories! Guided tours start from the Tourinform office at 10 o'clock on Saturday from July 3rd to Sept. 9th. Through a short walk in the downtown the tourguide speaks about the history, the sights of Eger, tells you stories, gives inspiration so that you feel at home in ...

Inner courtyards

The secret places in the city centre - the inner courtyards The courtyards in the city centre are unique features of Eger. Instead of just a pedestrian street Eger has  - a pedestrian city centre!  When you are in Eger the first time, you may only notice the little winding streets. However, those...

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...

Aladár Bitskey Swimming pool

The special swimming pool of Eger         Aladár Bitskey a double-silver medalist European champion Hungarian swimmer was born in Eger. He won his first European champion silver medal in 100-m backstroke in 1927. After World War II he taught the local youth the basics of swimming.           To...

Winehill tour in Eger

Almagyar Archiepiscopal Wine Estate           Taste wine at Almagyar Archiepiscopal Wine Estate (AÉS) at the foot of Eger hill, among vines, 5 kms from Eger. If you fancy a special wine tasting, book a winehill tour by jeep and you will get to know the nicest terroirs of Eger historic wine region...

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...

György Szepesi National Barmusician Meeting

National Bar-musician Meeting is organised right after Bikavér Wine Celebration every year. The event recalls the atmosphere of past times. Professional and beginner musicians, singers, soloists and bands take turns on various downtown venues. During the mini festival the historic streets are filled...

Market of Eger

For fresh vegetables and fruit you must visit the Market merely 250 metres from the main square! In the hall local producers offer their goods: vegetables, fruit, meat, fresh trout from the region, home-made fruit juice, jams, pickles, farm dairy produce and prize-awarded honey. Outside the hall pla...

Édeskert Restaurant and Icecream Shop

Cosy, pleasant atmosphere and excellent menu is waiting for you in Édeskert Restaurant!  Tasty Hungarian dishes are served, and the basic phylosophy of the shef is to use quality base material. More and more people like fine-dining line, however, in Édeskert Restaurant als proper portions are served...

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...

Beatles museum

The only Beatles collection in Middle-Europe An outstanding example of how colourful Eger is the latest favourite exhibition of the town: Egri Road Beatles Museum. This is the only one Beatles collection in Middle – Eastern Europe, but such a collection is rare in other parts of the world as well...

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...

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...

Gallery of Sándor Ziffer

The name of Sándor Ziffer, painter of Eger, in a curious way, is much better known abroad than in Hungary. His work has been shown all over Europe, he has had exhibitions in Berlin, Munich and Paris among others, and his pictures were sold at very high prices at auctions. In honour of the painter...

Archbishop's cellar system

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 palace were extracted fr...

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...

Fire-fighter museum

Fireman Museum of Eger introduces the values of fireman history and technical achievements of the present in exciting, interactive way. Besides the permanent exhibition also a playhouse and a playground is waiting for children where those interested can even try themselves as firemen! Firemen Mus...

Ruins of Valide Sultana Bath

Turkish bathing culture - or choosing wife in a Turkish way Nowadays can only be seen the ruins of Valide Sultana hamam, but a contemporary Turkish travelogue says it used to be a really impressive building with a red dome, pleasant water.  The meaning of the name is: the Sultan's mother. ...

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...

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 ...

Flood signs

Never-ever-such a big flood A sever flood devastated Eger on 31. August, 1878, the memory of which is preserved up to now by the stone signs on the walls of some downtown houses.  If walk to Dobó square you can find one on the wall of the Town Hall. It is unbelievable that such high water was flo...

Fire-fighter square

The tiny Tűzoltó (Firemen) square is bordered by the first firemen barracks of the town, that is where the name comes from. The centre started its work in October 1884, the firemen of the town had used to station at temporary places before.  The establishment of the Voluntary Firebrigade of Eger was...

The legendary post office of Eger

There is a good story about even the post office in Eger Post station has been working in Eger since 19th December 1550.  The early date was thanks to the presence of the Turks, since this way it was possible to keep contact with Pozsony (Bratislava), the capital city of Hungary at that time. The...