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Eger Travel guide
Eger : Michelin's recommendations
It is impossible to try and resist the charm of this Baroque town, nestling in a hollow of the splendid mountain ranges of Bükk and Mátra. The town's past dates back many centuries. Conquered by the Turks in 1596, it was liberated by the Habsburgs in 1687, but only really came back to life in the 18C. Eger also owes its fame to its wine, egri bikavér, also known as “bull's blood”. According to legend, the heroes of the battle against the Turks drank it to give them strength.
Tourist attractions Eger : Things to see and do
Knézich Károly út H - Eger 3300
Eger remained under Ottoman domination from 1596 to 1687. During this 90-year period, the Turks laid out the town according to their customs and needs, building mosques and baths. Very little remains today of this era and only the minaret is well c..
Dobó István Tér H - Eger 3300
Dobó István tér is the town's main square. In its centre stands a statue of a local and national hero, István Dobó , who defended the city and vanquished the Turks in 1552. The square is also home to the Church of Miner Brothers (Minorita templom)..
Eszterházy Tér. 1 H - Eger 3300
The archdeacon's library first opened in 1793. It currently boasts over 130,000 extremely rare books including Medieval manuscripts, incunabula, 16C, 17C and 18C works and the only letter written by Mozart on Hungarian soil. The painted ceiling , ..
Knézich Károly u. 2. H - Eger
Prix Prices from : 63 €
Facing the Ottoman-period minaret or the Castle of Eger, the air-conditioned rooms at Park Hotel Minaret come with satellite TV, a fridge and free Wi-Fi. Set right in the town centre, the hotel has a restaurant, a summer garden and an old wine cellar..
Szent János u. 3 H - Eger
Prix Prices from : 42 €
The Szent János Hotel lies in the heart of the historic town centre of Eger, close to the Dobó square. It offers elegantly furnished rooms, a sunbed and a sauna. Free Wi-Fi is available. A winter garden and free public parking are offered by the Sze..
Tündérpart, 5 H - Eger
Prix Prices from : 40 €
The Hotel Korona is situated in a quiet and green area of Eger's centre. It features a modern spa area including a pool, and offers a playroom and a playground for kids and fine cuisine. All rooms at the Korona hotel have free Wi-Fi internet access,..