Budapest Things to do – Going out in Budapest


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Local date and time:05/07/2020 | 16:02  (GMT+1)
 
Eger

Eger

Eger is the second largest city in Northern Hungary best known for its castle, thermal baths, historic buildings, dishes and red wines. The city is located on the Eger Stream, on the hills of the Bükk Mountains. The Büki National Park has programs for visitors during the whole summer, where the groups can learn about the Hungarian geography, wildlife and cultural history.

 

Basilica in Eger is the second largest in Hungary it’s huge towers are visible from distance, it is one of the favorite destinations not only by tourists but by Hungarians as well, it’s a very impressive building open to visitors. The beautiful decorations and impressive paintings on the ceiling make the whole Basilica very extraordinary.

 

Castle of Eger is the most well-known tourist destination, with a long historical past. The Castle is now a protected historic monument. The István Dobó Castle Museum has permanent exhibitions that cover the history of the castle and another exhibition of the medieval forms of punishment. There are also various programmes offered for visitors during the exhibitions to illustrate the historical traditions in the castle life.

 

County Hall and Fazola Gate was designed by Mátyás Gerl between 1749 and 1756. The wrought ironwork decoration of the gate was made by Henrik Fazola and the statues were designed to the fence of belief, hope and truth. Another place to visit in Eger would be the Dobó Square, there are two important statues, one of the was bulit in 1907  and it shows István Dobó, the other one presents the "Warriors of Eger Castle" made by Zsigmond Stróbl Kisfaludi which was built in 1967.