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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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All reviews hungarian history eger castle wax museum guided tour turkish invasion nice walk panoramic view entry ticket three hours crescent moon extra fee souvenir shop worth a visit interesting visit historical sites city centre walls
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having read other TA reviews we opted to walk around the exterior of the walls rather than pay for entrance. There are helpful (detailed and technical) information signs along each stretch of wall written in Hungarian and English which explain the history and construction of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachelcbert
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The castle is the coolest tourist attraction in Eger. The medieval castle is in a good condition. The castle was built in the 14th century on the hill and in 1470 and the Gothic palace was built. The castle remembers the fascinating history of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank T0urist7
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We luckily came in one entrance by taking the castle promenade first, and then exited via the street above Dobó István. Along the ascending cobblestones promenade were signposts with information about the history of the castle in English and Hungarian. Beautiful views as we walked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We drove and parked outside the castle. The compound was reasonably big but not huge. There was display of the Turkish invasion. Worth a visit if one is in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathleen2899
Reviewed September 27, 2018

It's pretty neat and, has a nicer than expected museum inside. The restaurant there was more formal than I expected but had nice food options.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Darren K
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Eger Castle is the most important sightseeing in Eger, a town located in the center of Hungary. From the castle you can see beautiful views of the town and surroundings and inside the fortress, you can visit some things like Bishop's Palace, dungeons, ruins of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Although this is a castle with important history, you will get more out of the book than seeing the castle. We saw the walls from the outside because all we had read indicated the interior tour was not much. If in Eger, see it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ron B
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Generally the castle is so beautiful and it has an amazing panoramic view on Eger but the service...what the hell is that? The only language speaking is for sure Hungarian as always but I think they should know the most topic words in English. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank martamJ2795VL
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Reasonable entrance fee and minimal fee for headphones to tour the castle with more information available in English. Really interesting history with fascinating connection to a great Hungarian historical fiction novel. The views of the city from the castle are also beautiful. The castle is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JennR472018
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a must to visit if you are in Eger. History is everywhere, as this was the strong stand in the way of the otoman expansion. Information is available in English all over the castle. The castle is very well preserved, you can spend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Putovanja Z
November 9, 2018|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
I asked exactly the same thing. We were told that you had to pay an entrance when the museum was open, but the castle grounds are free to walk around when the museum is closed. So most of the time, you have to pay, even if... More
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