Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Eger is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Eger a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Eger.
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Eger, Vár 1, 3300 Hungary
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
A structure that is reminiscence of Mongal invasion in the 13th century, the castle that stands today is a modern reconstruction. Although, the foundations of the 12th century St. John’s Cathedral are still visible on the eastern side of the complex.
The Istavn Dobo Museum housed in former Bishop’s Palace which dates back to late 15th c...
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Eger, Pyrker János tér 1, 3300 Hungary
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
Built on the designs in mid-nineteenth century as per ordered by Archbishop Pyrker, this grand structure also has statues which are a creation of famous sculpture Marco Casagrande. The domes of the cathedral are decorated by Frescos painted by artist Istvan Takacs from Eger. The frescos display the folk art of Eger.
The basilica also boasts an orga...
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Knezich Karoly Utca 1, Eger 3300, Hungary
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is one of the landmarks of Eger and 40 metres high; Torok Kori Minaret is one of the few reminders of the Ottoman invasion in Hungary.
This Minaret is the epitome of religious dissimilarity. An ottoman minaret strangely has a cross on its pinnacle. Climb up the 97 narrow spiral steps and admire the spectacular views of Eger.
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Zalar u. 1-3, Eger, Harangöntő u. 4, 3300 Hungary
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is a unique speciality museum which displays the collection of Lajos Kopcsik- the master confectioner. With around 150 life-size objects made out of Marzipan icing, this speciality museum is indeed a sugary treat to visitors.
The Baroque room has floors, wallpaper, carpets, pictures on the wall, stuccos, chandeliers, stove, sofa, table, the bo...
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Eger, Dobo Istvan ter 4, 3300 Hungary
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
One of the most alluring baroque churches in Central Europe, the Eger Minorite Church is the convent church of St. Anthony of Padua. The construction of the structure was completed in 1767 and several refurbishments were made in the following years.
There are few scenes from the legend of St. Anthony painted on the walls and the main altar piece was painted in 1770.
A grand worth having a look!
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Eszterhazy ter 1, Eger, Hungary
09:30 am - 03:30 pm
Recently renovated, the Lyceum stands right opposite the Eger basilica and the original construction dates back to 18th century. A huge building, various floors are used for several different operations.
1st floor of South wing: library with 60,000 books including priceless manuscripts and codices.
6th floor of east wing: 18th c...
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3300 Eger, Vitkovics utca 30
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Built in 18th century by the main city architect John Povolni II, this baroque church has works of several artists collaborated to presenting a beautiful structure!
The gate is attributed to John Adami, the carvings to Nicholas Jankovics, the paintings to Viennese painter Anton Kuchelmeiser.
Alluring pulpit, redwood benches and gallery for choir ad...