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“eger castle”(23 reviews)
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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.
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Reviewed yesterday

Reasonable entrance fee and minimal fee for headphones to tour the castle with more information available in English. Really interesting history with fascinating connection to a great Hungarian historical fiction novel. The views of the city from the castle are also beautiful. The castle is...More

Thank JennR472018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must to visit if you are in Eger. History is everywhere, as this was the strong stand in the way of the otoman expansion. Information is available in English all over the castle. The castle is very well preserved, you can spend...More

Thank lnemol
Reviewed 4 days ago

The place is really a ruined castle that has been partially rebuilt. It has some excellent views over Eger. There is also some really interesting history to the castle with one of the most balanced battle reviews of history I have seen. It didn't really...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Castle has benefitted from a major upgrade programme since we were last here a few years ago. There are a lot of new exhibits and artefacts to see with many of the displays now having Hungarian, English and German labelling or...More

Thank jjpercival
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say that the ticket is very expensive for what you get. But you can say the same about the whole country. There are are a few nice things in the castle but usually absolutely outdated. And the other thing is DO NOT...More

1  Thank Farkas G
Reviewed 9 August 2018

That the place still stands after wars and turmoil in Eastern Europe is a testament to the men who labored to construct this bulwark against the Turks of Sulieman the Great. That Europe is still overwhelmingly Christian is a result of the great battle fought...More

Thank Oldfart1939
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is great piece of history. Well kept and built bit above the city is a proof of past times. Nice dungeons, great exhibitions and really friendly staff helped to see the caste. Make sure you take good view from the walls and see they...More

Thank Maciej M
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The medieval fortress with its bastions and towers is a great fun for everyone especially kids and adults who once dreamed about living in a fortress or being a soldier somewhen in history.

Thank Sandor_H_33
Reviewed 13 July 2018

They reconstructed turrets that were in ruins when we first visited year ago. But they did it in a way that makes it possible to see what has been added. The view on Eger is lovely.

Thank Regine H
Reviewed 8 July 2018

If visiting one place in Eger this is the place one should visit. Were there 3 hours and could not see everything.

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