Skip to content
Facts About Eger Castle
The Eger Castle is a castle in Eger, Hungary.
The Eger Castle is known for repelling the Turkish attack in 1552 during the Siege of Eger.
In 1701, the Austrians exploded half of the castle
The first castle was built on the high hill named Várhegy at Felsőtárkány near Eger.
The Eger Castle was used by the army as barracks until 1957.
The Eger Castle is currently being used as a museum: Dobó István Vármúzeum, Egri Képtár, Kazamaták & Panoptikum.
Archaeological excavations started in 1925.