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Eger Castle (Egri Var)

Sort of stands out..., Eger, Hungary
+36 36 312 744
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A 13th-century medieval castle comprised of the Istvan Dobo Castle Museum and many ruins, including a 13th-century cathedral and 15th-century Gothic Episcopal Palace.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Sort of stands out..., Eger, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't hope to see any castle because it's only the ruins of that! On the other hand, the place is very historical, and the view is awesome!

Thank Vick F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A big, historical castle with a lot to see: viewpoints over Eger, catacombs and many different exhibitions like a prison exhibition. Easy to reach too.

Thank Inkeri R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely one of the biggest attractions of the area, don't miss it. In exchange for 1600 HUF you will have the opportunity to explore a well conserved medieval castle, visit the exhibitions which are interesting also for kids. There is a beautiful view on Eger...More

Thank Tivadar I
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The castle has top rate attractions inside it - from the animations of the castle's construction to the museum and audio guide - all top flight. Great view of the old town of Eger.

Thank gudone
Reviewed 6 June 2017

It is a must when you are in the town. The castle history exhibition is interesting and instructive. Buildings are beautiful, great views, nice walk in the fresh air. We liked the Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, too.

Thank aillyto
Reviewed 4 June 2017

It is a moderate walk up. They want 1700HUF just to enter the grounds. The view is just as good from the outside. "Castle" is not much to see. My advise is to walk up for the views but skip entry. If this review is...More

2  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 24 May 2017

When travelling in the region it's a beautiful place to stop, visit the castle, enjoy local (Hungarian) food and relax. And also learn a little bit about Hungarian history. You have to walk up to the castle (can't drive), although it can bee steep in...More

Thank EM-NS
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This city is well maintained, couple of years ago when last time visited was also amazed how big progress has been achieved. Now, again - compared with even some years ago. Castle is beautiful, it has sevaral exhibitions included in the entry ticket price. From...More

2  Thank gijanos69
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We wanted to buy only a ticket for a walk on the castle, but it's impossible before 6 pm. Also discount for people up to 26 yo is valid for people aged 25, this is how I understand it cause I am26, turn 27 in...More

1  Thank Sabina S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Beautiful fortress, as well as in other places. Beautiful view of the city. Different "fairground" attractions.

Thank miroslav65
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