Eger is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Eger one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Eger is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Eger or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Eger. Explore the historical monuments of Eger with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Eger guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Eger page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Eger landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of 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...