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Eger Castle, Eger

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#1 of 29 in Historic Sites in Northern Hungary
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The site of the famous defeat of 1552, known as the Siege of Eger, Eger Castle currently serves as a museum and provides a great view of the city from its hilltop location. During the Siege of Eger, a small Hungarian army of 2,000 people, including women and children, defeated the Turkish army of 80,000 soldiers. The castle was later captured by the Turks, who proceeded to rule it for almost a century. Take a guided tour of the castle to learn more about its role in the country's history. For Eger Castle and beyond, use our Eger planner to get the most from your Eger vacation.
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  • Good walking we did in January. Ticket was around 2400 ft and enjoyed the exhibition inside. Still construction is going on but not to miss in Eger if visited 
    Good walking we did in January. Ticket was around 2400 ft and enjoyed the exhibition inside. Still construction is going on but not to miss in Eger if visited  more »
  • I visited the castle on the weekend with my wife and we had a great morning exploring. There are a number of little displays inside of the castle that showcase some of the rich history of the castle.....  more
    I visited the castle on the weekend with my wife and we had a great morning exploring. There are a number of little displays inside of the castle that showcase some of the rich history of the castle.....  more »
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  • Beautiful castle with lots to do, plenty of food & drink stalls. Great inside museums showing the vast historical importance of the castle. Great views over Eger. All of it is walkable.
  • Nice and cute. And full with history. You can see many ancient pieces around, and very nice view up here. You have to walk little bit to go up to the Castle because it located on the hill.

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