Name: Eger castle
Type: Sights / memorial place, fortress, castle, palace, mansion
Settlement: Eger
Address: 3300 Eger, Vár út 1.


The castle is an important part of the 16th century fortifications of Hungary torn into three parts at the time. Its most important episode in history came in 1552, when the defenders led by István Dobó successfully beat back the overwhelming Ottoman army. The victory, also captured in literature is an important event of Hungarian memory and heroism.

Detailed information

Phone:+3636312744, +36204598698
Opening period:January 1. - December 31.
Opening hours:1st Jan – 30th April 10:00 – 16:00 • 1st May – 30th September 10:00 – 18:00 • 1st October – 31th December 10:00 – 16:00
Open to visitors:every day
Door money:Komplex Adult: 2200 HUF Student, pensioner: 1500 HUF
Professional guidance:guided tours on request
Services:souvenir shop
Architectural style:Gothic, Romanesque


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