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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 ...

Géza Gárdonyi Memorial House

Where Stars of Eger (title of the English version: Eclipse of the Crescent Moon) novel was born Géza Gárdonyi's house is open to the public even today.  Be a guest at the writer, experience the special atmosphere of the house and admire the big carved table where, besides many other novels, t...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Archbishop's Palace ornamental garden

An elegant recreation park in the middle of the city center The ornamental garden of the beautifully renovated Archbishop's Palace on Széchenyi Street attracts everyone. Take a walk and enjoy the view! The imposing, baroque-style Egri Archbishop's Palace Cultural, Tourist and Visitor C...

Castle Wall Promenade

There is a nature trail with 10 stops on the panoramic promenade outside the castle walls The promenade runs around the northern and western castle walls, for a total length of 384 m. The section connects the pedestrianized downtown with the Géza Gárdonyi Memorial House and the northern entrance ...

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...

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 ...

Kossuth Lajos street

The tree-lined Kossuth Lajos utca is one of the pride of Eger. It is lined with wonderful baroque villa buildings, several of which have recently been renovated. Let's definitely take a walk here!   Next to the bridge of the Eger stream is the Butler house, whose story - similar to the ...

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...