5 Sights in Eger, Hungary (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Eger, Hungary. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Eger, Hungary.

List of cities in Hungary Sightseeing Tours in Eger

1. Eger Minaret

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The Eger minaret is an Ottoman era minaret tower located in Eger city, northern Hungary. It is one of the most northern minarets left from Ottoman rule in Europe. The minaret is 40 metres high and built from red sandstone. It was built in the early 17th century as part of the Djami of Kethuda mosque and used for the Muslim call to prayer (Adhan). The mosque no longer exists, but the minaret survives as a preserved monument of Hungary and a major tourist attraction of Eger. There are 98 steps on the spiral staircase inside, which leads to a balcony at 26 meters from the ground offering unique views of the surrounding city.

Wikipedia: Eger minaret (EN), Website

2. Minorite Church

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Zent Ntal Church in Z Eger Á dua, the landmark of Ob ó Stv á n Square, is the second cathedral in the city after the cathedral and the third cathedral in Eves County after the cathedral and Zent Ertalan Church in Gyöngyös. On one side is the former minority monastery built between 1773 and 75, and on the west side is the City Hall. Zent Edvigöz é pschool Easy College is currently operated from the former monastery.

Wikipedia: Minorita templom (Eger) (HU), Url Miserend

3. Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Apostle

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The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Apostle or more formally Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist, St. Michael and the Immaculate Conception also called Eger Cathedral is a religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church that functions as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Eger, located in the city of Eger, in Hungary.

Wikipedia: Cathedral Basilica of Eger (EN), Website, Url Miserend

4. Valley of the Beautiful Woman

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The Szépasszony Valley is the largest contiguous wine cellar area in Eger. The Valley of Szépasszony, which today has nearly 200 cellars, has been closely linked to the reputation of Eger wines in recent centuries.

Wikipedia: Szépasszony-völgy (HU)

5. Archbishop's Palace

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The archbishop's palace complex, built to succeed the medieval bishop's palace in Eger Castle, is one of the largest building complexes in the city center of Eger, adjacent to the cathedral and the lyceum.

Wikipedia: Érseki palotaegyüttes (Eger) (HU)


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