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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...

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 ...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

Kepes Institute

Modern and contemporary art centre in the historical centre of Eger Interactive exhibition of the legacy and oeuvre of George Kepes, internationally renowned artist and theorist, as well as the effect of Kepes’ art and philosophy on contemporary art, in the largest art exhibition space of North H...

Time tunnel

The new town under the town is a multi-level underground world where the visitor can choose from several options. Time tunnel A particularly entertaining historical stand-up comedy, where we fly into the past with the help of a time machine, and then, traveling between different eras, we can w...

The invisible adventure

See what you can't see! "The Invisible Adventure." Visitors can learn about the world of the blind people at the exhibition. The 45-50 minute visit takes place in complete darkness, in one of the famous cellars in Eger. The aim of the exhibition is to bring sighted and non-sighted peopl...

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...

Sports museum

The Eger Sports Museum opened its doors in 1993 in the building of the former county prison Visitors can learn about local, Hungarian and international sports history in 12 rooms on three floors. The exhibited objects were created by the father of the museum, dr. Collected by Ferenc Székely. O...

Eger's Gallery

Past that comes to life, past that is necessary for life... Crafts and industrial history exhibitions can be viewed in the museum.

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...

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 ...

Franciscan church

Immaculate Conception Franciscan Church of Our Lady The church with two towers, a straight sanctuary, and a sub-church is one of the largest in terms of size and art-historical value. The sanctuary of the church was built between 1736-1746, its nave between 1750-1753, the entire building was c...

Cistercian church

Church of St. Bernard of Cistercian St. Francis of Borgia Baroque-Rococo monument, the furnishings of which have survived in their entirety from the 18th century. The foundation stone of the church was laid in 1700, but construction began only in 1731. The building was finally completed in 1743. ...

Servite church

The Servite order arrived at Eger from its Austrian province after the Turks had been expulsed. It was they who revived Mary-pilgrimage organised in honour of Mater Dolorosa. The main feature of the order is that they were formed in honour of Virgin Mary, and their main tasks are to take care of san...

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...

Programs for rainy days

You can find good programs in Eger even on rainy days! It's no problem if you wake up in your accommodation and the weather is so rainy! We have collected what opportunities await you in the city, which you can enjoy without worry even if the weather is bad during your trip. Take a look at...

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...