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Eger Castle (Egri Var)

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Address: Sort of stands out..., Eger, Hungary
Phone Number: 3636312744
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Description: A 13th-century medieval castle comprised of the Istvan Dobo Castle Museum...
A 13th-century medieval castle comprised of the Istvan Dobo Castle Museum and many ruins, including a 13th-century cathedral and 15th-century Gothic Episcopal Palace.
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If you have the spare time it's well worth a visit, for a day trip especially for us Australians who don't have castles.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Budapest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A few years ago, the Eger Castle was nothing more than a few boring exhibitions with bringing little excitement for kids and a truly boring visit for those not overly into medieval forts. I am very happy to say it is no longer the situation. A well-designed walking tour, 3D movies presenting the history of Hungary and Eger Castle, a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have been here for several times when I was child, and I was depressed when I visited here last as an adult. The half castle was can't be visited, there's no enough signs to read relevant informations, and also a lot areas and rooms been closed at all.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We visited Eger ( amazing, wonderful city ) on trip to the thermal spas of Egerszallok. The Eger castle is in the middle of the town, with easy access. Short walk to the top. Nice restaurant there. There is a guide every 1 hour who takes you around and a panopticum. However, the best was the 3D movie about Eger,... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This is a historically important castle in the history of Hungary and definitely worth a visit. There are great views of the city and a lot to see inside the walls of the castle as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you have the spare time it's well worth a visit, for a day trip especially for us Australians who don't have castles.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

There is a classic Hungarian novel, with the title: Egri csillagok (Stars of Eger), written by the writer Géza Gárdonyi. This was the first novel I have read when I learned how to read, and it had a great impact on me. So I was waiting till now for the possibility to visit this castle. We have entered at 13:00... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Me and my fiancée visited the castle just yesterday and really enjoyed it. Piece of advice would be to take the tour on offer as its good fun and informative. If you don't speak or understand Hungarian it can be difficult, but then not many people in Hungary speak English as a second language so it's just par for the... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Here you can feel the real hungarian history, at the side of the catle you can walk on the more hundreds of year old walls, think of the battles there, see how huge of those walls were built by hands. Really nice, with different programmes in the catle area for children and adults too, during all seasons.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The Castle is the main attraction in Eger and a visit is definitely recommended. Eger, and its Castle, played an important role in the history of Hungary and of Europe more generally. Visitors can walk the walls of the Castle for some great views of Eger. This is also a good way to appreciate what it must have been like... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It has a really good history and it is a must do if you visit Eger. Start your trip with the castle and later on you can enjoy many different restaurants near by. There is also a really awesome view from the top.

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