The site of the famous defeat of 1552, known as the Siege of Eger, Eger Castle currently serves as a museum and provides a great view of the city from its hilltop location. During the Siege of Eger, a small Hungarian army of 2,000 people, including women and children, defeated the Turkish army of 80,000 soldiers. The castle was later captured by the Turks, who proceeded to rule it for almost a century. Take a guided tour of the castle to learn more about its role in the country's history. For Eger Castle and beyond, use our Eger planner to get the most from your Eger vacation.
Tours To Eger Castle
Private Wine Tasting and History Tour of Eger from Budapest BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $510
Duration: 10 hours
Wine Country Day Trip to Eger (from Budapest) BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $315
Duration: 10 hours
Eger Castle Reviews
Nice place but don't go if its winter. The installationsare not prepared for that and we almost die. If you're a foreigner study its storybefore you come because the machine that they give us if... more »
Well preserved and reconstructed carefully, the Castel of Eger is a place to visit if you have an afternoun free and the weather is good, the exhibitions are interesting and the view of the... more »
Beautiful castle with lots to do, plenty of food & drink stalls. Great inside museums showing the vast historical importance of the castle. Great views over Eger. All of it is walkable.
Nice and cute. And full with history. You can see many ancient pieces around, and very nice view up here. You have to walk little bit to go up to the Castle because it located on the hill.
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