The „City under the city” is one of the exhibition places in a part of the cellar system under Eger.
Entrance from the Városfal str. at number 1, it opens from the former House of Candle Wines (now a time tunnel). The cellar system is open all year round. In the first half of the ~45 minutes walk, the past and present of the cellar, cellar construction, viticulture, winemaking are presented. The Visitors are introduced to second-century professions and occupations.
In the Gothic Bishop's Palace we can get to know the story of the castle, in the casamates we can discover everyday life of a border castle in the 16. century. On the Calvary hill we can enjoy the view. The castle is quite big, we can discover it individually or we can choose the tour led by the warriors who tell you many exciting stories
Located in the bulding of the Eszterházy College of Eger. The only permanent exhibition in Hungary, which present 18th century astronomical telescopes and measuring instruments in their original surroundings.
The Magic Tower fascinates both young and old ones. The playhouse brings science closer to the younger generation, and the panoramic terrace is the city’s tallest lookout tower, with more than 300 stairs leading to it - but it’s worth the challenge because of the sight ahead. In the magic room, we can understand physical phenomena, because the discipline is brought closer by tangible experiments from mechanics through optics to electromagnetism. In the Planetarium we can embark on a short journey around the Earth, follow the birth of the Solar System and gain an insight into the history of astronomy.
The Eger Thermal Spa is one of the most beautiful beaches in the country, with 3 entrances, 5 acres, 13 pools and thousands of experiences. Guests can enjoy the favourable effects of radon curative water and sulphurous thermal water among modern circumstances, all year round.
Guests can enjoy the traditional Hungarian cuisine, or chose from a wide range of international gourmet dishes. Throughout the year many special occasions provide the opportunity to organize gastronomical events. Carnival wine tasting (in February), Easter Ham Parade, May Asparagus Days, Summer Salad Festival, Grape Harvest and Márton day Feasts. Wine tasting and dinners in well known Eger cellars (accomodation available).
The Turkish Bath of Eger has hundreds of years of history. The Turkish pools was built between 1610 and 1617, during the time of Turkish rule, this pool space is the part of the area of the Turkish Bath with the longest history. The other parts of the pool were added to the original Turkish building gradually, during the centuries.
The Beer House opened in April 1988, the historical center of Eger, Dobo Square. At the time, his own brewing operation in and around Eger was a rarity and unique way. Bavarian beer made on the basis of the license. In the late 90s the brewing ceased for economic reasons, and transported to the camp villages HBH beer brewery.
The cathedral was built between 1831 and 1837 by József Hilda commissioned by Archbishop János László Pyrker.
The cathedral is a basilica with three naves. In the middle between the nave and chancel to the east is the transept. The dome of the cathedral is lavishly decorated and a height of 40 meters. In chorus are the two bell towers. The portal on the eastern porch is designed like a Greek temple. The monumental entrance is decorated with statues of saints: St. Stephen, St. Ladislaus, and Saints Peter and Paul. The facade is supported by Corinthian columns that reaches a height of 17 meters.