Eger Settlement Repository

Eger Settlement Repository – an inventory of cultural, built, industrial, natural, health values, local personalities considered important by private people, institutions, businesses.

Gárdonyi Géza, Stars of Eger

The popularity of the novel has been continuous since it was first published. The perseverance and victory of the heroes of Eger is exemplary. (the title of the English version is : The Eclipse of the Crescent Moon)

Bells of Eger

The bells of Eger are relics of religious- and industrial history.

Flowery Eger – Nice Environment Competition /movement since 1992

Thanks to the competition since 1992 the floral surfaces have got multiplied in the town and the conscious environment decoration activity of the inhabitants has also immencely developed.

Crucifixes, crosses, Madonna statues in Eger

The crosses, Madonna statues represent important religious historical and town historical values.

Water of Eger

The herb destillation „invented” by the head of the Jesuit pharmacy in the middle of the 18th century is one of the most peculiar memories of the past of the pharmacy of Eger.

Painted bridal cases in Eger

A bridal case used to be an important piece of furniture of grapegrowers’-, winemakers’-, craftsmen’s, relailers’ households of the outskirts of the town.

Activity of Apor Elemér

Nowadays writer, poet Apor Elemér is the one who proves the words of Gárdonyi: not everyone can be born in Eger, but can gain it to be called local citizen. .

Füzesabony-Eger railway sub-line

The creation, construction of the railway sub-line in 1872 fundamentally changed the public transport conditions of Eger.

Art of painter Nagy Ernő

Citizens of Eger and Felnémet are very proud of his work. His art reveals landscapes of Heves region, the cosy beauty of Baroque Eger, portraits of local people in the past, faith in family.

Life span of general Lenkey János

9th February 1850 is commemorated by the Hungarian nation, as it was the day when Lenkey János general died in Arad in the castle prison. Eger is proud of him born in the town for his heroic deeds and perseverance for his homeland, nation.

Nyárádi Hartl Ede having lived in Eger, the flood boatman of the Tisza

Hartl Ede living in Eger rescued the belongings of the inhabitants of Tiszahalász and Sarud. He set an example not only with his support during the flood of 1876, but also with his generous patronage.

Life span of Sugár István regional historian

He was an open-minded, well educated, widely respected person interested in a numerous things. His great knowledge was combined with exceptional modesty. He lived and worked for his town, Eger.

The hóstya- districts of Eger

The hóstya-districts of Eger are peculiarities in the settlement construction of our town having been formed in the 18th century when new people doing peasant- and crafts activity settled besides the citizenhood already living in the town centre. The majority of Eger lived in these parts of the town for centuries providing not only the inhabitants of the city centre but the settlements of the region as well with agricultural products, manufactured goods.

Red apple of Eger is a land variety of the region

An apple variety re-discovered as a land variety involved in mass production as well.

Activity of Imre Breznay historiographer

The oeuvre of Imre Breznay is indispensible and fundamental professional literature for historiographers even today.