Attractions in Eger – Eger sights

You will find detailed information to plan your stay in Eger: churches, monuments, spas, caves, parks.

Eger Attractions


3304 Eger, Sánc u. 6.
3300 Eger, Vár 1.
Eger is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hungary. Situated in the northeast, the town is rich in historic monuments and famous for its wines and medicinal waters.St. Stephen, first king of Hungary, founded a bishopric in Eger sometime between 1001 and 1009 AD. The town’s ecclesiastical importance led to the construction of a stone fortress ...
3300 Eger, Kossuth út 9.
+36 (36) 521333
+36 (36) 411106
It was designed by Mátyás Gerl between 1749 and 1756. It was built on the place of the former "Fekete Sas' inn. The wrought ironwork decoration of the gate was made by Henrik Fazola. Three golden statues were designed to the fence: Belief, hope and truth.  
3300 Eger, Dobó tér
There are two stautes on the square: one of them is the statue of István Dobó from 1907, the other one was built in 1967 and presents the "Warriors of Eger Castle" made by Zsigmond Stróbl Kisfaludi.
3300 Eger, Pyrker tér 1.
+36 (36) 420970
+36 (36) 515727
Monstrous Basilica in Eger is the second largest in Hungary. From the outside a huge and very impressive building with a typical dome, which is open to visitors. The interior impresses by its vastness, beautiful decorations and impressive paintings on the ceiling. The sanctuary towers jutting out are visible from a distance.
3300 Eger, Kossuth utca 8.
+36 (36) 312190
+36 (36) 515309
The institute is located in the Kossuth street. It was originally build for a law-school.
3300 Eger, Kossuth Lajos utca 4.
+36 (36) 516006
This wonderful baroque building is located at the beginning of Kossuth street. It was build in 1758.
3300 Eger, Harangöntő utca 4.
+36 (36) 412626
+36 (36) 516449
The marcipan museum is located in the city center, it is the "sweetest" exhibition in Hungary.
3300 Eger, Eszterházy tér 1.
+36 (36) 410466
The building of the lyceum was originally constructed to host the university in Eger.
3300 Eger, Vörösmarty 28 29.
+36 (36) 313119
3300 Eger, Eszterházy tér 1.
+36 (36) 520400
+36 (36) 520445
The Magic Tower is located on the 4th floor in the lyceum. There are a planetarium, an astronomic museum, a magic hall, a periscope and a panoramic terrace in the tower.
3300 Eger, Knézich Károly utca
The Minaret of Eger is the northernmost historical building of the Turkish era in Europe. It was built shortly after the Turks victory in 1596 and it used to belong to the Djami of Kethuda. The 40-metre-high minaret was made of red sandstone, and it has a fourteen-sided ground plan.After Eger was recaptured in 1687 by imperial forces, the people of the town ...
3300 Eger, Dobó tér 4.
+36 (36) 515725
+36 (36) 516614
This beautiful baroque church can be found on Dobó square. It was constructed between 1771 and 1792.
3300 Eger, Vár út 1.
+36 (20) 9693017
This is a museum where you can see the wax figures from the novel The stars of Eger by Géza Gárdonyi.
3300 Eger, Kossuth Lajos utca 14.
+36 (36) 312227
3300 Eger, Széchenyi utca 29.
+36 (36) 515178
3300 Eger, Széchenyi István u.
This baroque style church is located in front of the House of Arts. Nowadays it hosts a high school and student's hostel.
3300 Eger, Vitkovics utca 30.
+36 (20) 4702376
The church was built according to the design work of János Povolni between 1785 and 1799. If you enter the garden around the building you can enjoy the wonderful panorama to the city.
3394 Egerszalók, Forrás út
+36 (36) 688500
+36 (36) 688550
Located only 6 kilometers outside of Eger and 120 kilometers from Budapest, the spa and wellness complex is surrounded by a natural environment unmatched in Europe. The thermal waters streaming down the hillside have formed layers of limestone and travertine which accumulate into a beautiful salt hill, a natural wonder found only in two other locations in ...
3300 Eger, Eszterházy tér
+36 (36) 310832
+36 (36) 310832
One of the 21 wonders of HungaryGyörgy Fenessy, the bishop from Eger, as he returned in 1688 to Eger after the march out of the Turks, he didn't want to leave in the Castle. He buys in the town two building grounds and necessary the tuff-stone the extracted from the hillside behind the palace. So they achieved double result: the palace was finished and ...
3300 Eger, Dózsa György tér 3.
+36 (36) 310884
+36 (36) 413529


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