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The Castle of Eger, Hungary

 
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erato's pictureby erato History & Culture travel tip
added on the 21st of August, 2009
If you are interested in history and you like old castles, don't miss the Castle of Eger. It is very well maintained, it has a museum, a torture room and a waxworks exhibition. You can always see some knights fighting and you can try to shoot with the bow. It's like you are in the middle ages! :)

Price:
4 Euro for adults, 2 Euro for children

Opening Hours:
Between 1 Apr. - 31 Aug. : 8 - 20
Between 1 - 30 Sept. : 8 - 19
In Oct. and March : 8 - 18
Between 1 Nov. - 28 Feb. : 8 - 17

 
 
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zdanko wrote on Jan 28, 2010 0:02:
The castle's address is:
3300 Eger, Vár 1.Reply
 
 
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zlori wrote on Aug 27, 2009 7:07:
Wow, what do you mean by torture room? Can you explain a little bit.. ? By the way how can I get there from the city center or from the train station?Reply
 
zlori's reply on Aug 27, 2009 7:08:
The excact address would also help I think. :)
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