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Eger Castle (Egri Var)

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Address: Sort of stands out..., Eger, Hungary
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+36 36 312 744
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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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Beautiful fortress, as well as in other places. Beautiful view of the city. Different "fairground" attractions.

Reviewed 1 week ago
miroslav65
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Novi Sad, Serbia
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Novi Sad, Serbia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful fortress, as well as in other places. Beautiful view of the city. Different "fairground" attractions.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place, where you are moved back to medioevo. A fortification plenty of history, that allows you to think about hungarian best efforts to defend their nation from invasors. At least 2 museums inside with very good technology for showing you all the details about the battles, fights and castle's history. Absolutely a "must" in Eger.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place containing a nice historical museum of the city. There is an excellent view on the city.

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Thank gru590
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Went with my family...very old history. We got audio guide in English. There is a programme around 10.30am person dressup like historical person ..and he explained all about the castle in Hungarian language. Top of the castle panoramic view was excellent. Overall castle visit was very nice.

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

It has museums inside and a lot of good programs. Under 6 free to go. After opening times you can go in just to walk around for 800 HUF.

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The castle itself and the history is an important part in the history of eger abd hungary. The staff do not speak english and no one proposed any english devise. We had a presentation going underground but not in english.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is a mounting castle over looking Eger. The fee is 1600HUF each. A nice castle but for the money you're not really getting anything for it except walk along the grounds and the walls of the castle. The wax museum was a little freaky, although did come here in the winter and only 6 people around so didn't go... More 

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Timisoara, Timis, Romania
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

I the beginning we thought it will be just a walk over the walls of the castle. Then, at the ticket booth we were told that the price includes a number of guided tours and entrance to the current exhibitions (2nd world war -aero). Both us and the kids enjoyed the journey for different reasons. Tour guide speaks in Hungarian... More 

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Balatonfured, Hungary
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Within the castle you could visit several different museums, like the history of the castle and the wax museum or the system of cellars and each of them are interesting. But if you rather stay outside or are just looking for a stroll and want to take pictures of the city from above it is great to walk along the... More 

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Oradea, Romania
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Very nice castle with medieval feeling and in very good condition. You can visit it for more that 4 hours and you can also find good restaurant in it

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