Eger Castle Overview
One of the most fascinating places to visit in Hungary, the Eger Castle is an example of artistic Romanesque architecture. The castle is a huge complex having a huge collection of ancient artifacts and royal belongings placed in the former Bishop's Palace.

The collections are displayed in Castle History Exhibition and depict old-era traditions and culture. Famous as the site of the defeat of 1552, Eger Castle now serves as a museum depicting its great past and offers panoramic views of the city from its over the hill location.

Location: Eger, Vár 1, 3300 Hungary

Best Time: Early June to early September (during sunset)

Highlights: Castle History Exhibition, Gothic 12th-century St John’s Cathedral, Castle Casemates, Dark Gate, Heroes’ Hall, Dobó Bastion, Dungeon, Panoptikum, and castle grounds
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