Eger

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for its castle (Castle of Eger), thermal baths, historic buildings (including the northernmost Turkish (Ottoman Empire) minaret), dishes and red wines. It has an estimated population of 56,530 as of 2011, which makes it 19th largest city in Hungary. The city is located on the Eger Stream, on the hills of the Bükk Mountains. Etymology thumb left 250px '''Eger''' in Georg Braun (File:Eger G Hoefnagel.jpg) and Frans Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum (1617

". Here are located Dobó tér, the main square of the historical town, surrounded by Baroque houses and St. Anthony's Church. Other historic buildings nearby include the Cathedral and the Lyceum. * '''Berva ''' is now a housing estate about 2 km to the NW of Eger. Founded in 1951, it was a huge industrial park by the name of Finomszerelvénygyár, privatized in 1992. * '''Castle of Eger''' - The oldest and most famous part of Eger. * '''Cifra hóstya ''' - North of the centre

, historic buildings (including the northernmost Turkish minaret) and, above all else, the best Hungarian red wines. When you plan your trip, it looks like a small town for which half a day is more than enough, but 3 days may not even be enough to enjoy it fully, even in the winter. Tourist mix The majority of travelers come for a single day (mostly Slovakians), not staying overnight. Ukrainians and Russians frequent the Castle, along with many Italians. Around the town you may run


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. The passages themselves contain several different examples of archaeological finds, as well as reenactments of events from the Turkish siege (a cannon being fired, an underground explosion, and a makeshift motion detector that uses peas). The passages can only be visited by tour, which are available in English at an extra cost. The tours close early, so be sure to call in advance to ensure you will get a tour when you arrive. Also more sights are the Lapidarium in the halls of Caserne and casemates


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style. There are three remarkable 18th-century frescoed ceilings, of which only the one in the library is open to the public. Painted by the Viennese artist Johann Lukas Kracker in 1778, it depicts the Council of Trent of 1545-63, which launched the Counter-Reformation. Among the figures depicted are the Reformers Luther and Zwingli, whose "heretical" books are being struck by a bolt of lightning. The beautifully furnished library opened in 1793. There is a camera obscura or periscope


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is the centre of one of the top wine regions in Europe. ''Egri Bikavér'' is most famous cuvee here, but there are several others definitely worth a sip. '''Egri Bikavér''' (Bull's Blood) is a strong red Hungarian wine which supposedly saved a clever Hungarian girl from her fate with a Turkish sultan. During the time


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for its castle (Castle of Eger), thermal baths, historic buildings (including the northernmost Turkish (Ottoman Empire) minaret), dishes and red wines. It has an estimated population of 56,530 as of 2011, which makes it 19th largest city in Hungary. The city is located on the Eger Stream, on the hills of the Bükk Mountains. Etymology thumb left 250px '''Eger''' in Georg Braun (File:Eger G Hoefnagel.jpg) and Frans Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum (1617

buildings (including the northernmost Turkish minaret) and, above all else, its famous Hungarian (Hungary) red wines. Travel agencies recommends 3 days to enjoy the city fully. Transportation Rail The main railway station is located 1.5 km from the city center. MÁV operates intercity train services to Budapest, and the trip is about 1 hours. Local trains to Füzesabony and Szilvásvárad also depart from this station. There are also

, historic buildings (including the northernmost Turkish minaret) and, above all else, the best Hungarian red wines. When you plan your trip, it looks like a small town for which half a day is more than enough, but 3 days may not even be enough to enjoy it fully, even in the winter. Tourist mix The majority of travelers come for a single day (mostly Slovakians), not staying overnight. Ukrainians and Russians frequent the Castle, along with many Italians. Around the town you may run


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architect. The church interior design is also time-consuming because only completed in 1772. A year later Joseph II. banned from the empire of the Jesuit order, so they are must to leave the church. The treasures transported to Buda, the buildings was received to the Cistercian Order. In 1800, this building is damaged by fire, and a number of small natural disaster, finally the church was restored in 1888 and then rebuilt again between 1900-1902 designed by Ignac Selves. The alcoves of the façade


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with ''one book'' title ''Autizmussal önmagamba zárva'' ("Closed into myself with autism") and her ''one sentence'' on many cubes from her book made one monodrama, title ''Nemsenkilény, monológ nemmindegyembereknek'' ("Notanobodycreature"), before the age of 30 worldwide and internally having regard to her childhood autism and heart disorders as mitral valve prolapse, three eye disorders as nearsightedness, astigmatism, strabismus, orthopedic


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Opening hours: By booking price Admission: free. Mass: Free, Hungarian and English professional guidance, duration: 30 min. content The Hungarian Lutheran church (community) is the third largest historic church in Hungary. This church includes Folk, Historicist and Neo-Romanesque architectural elements. thumb Saint Nikolaus Orthodox Church (File:Eger St. Nikolaus Innen Ikonostase 2.JPG) *


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for its castle (Castle of Eger), thermal baths, historic buildings (including the northernmost Turkish (Ottoman Empire) minaret), dishes and red wines. It has an estimated population of 56,530 as of 2011, which makes it 19th largest city in Hungary. The city is located on the Eger Stream, on the hills of the Bükk Mountains. Etymology thumb left 250px '''Eger''' in Georg Braun (File:Eger G Hoefnagel.jpg) and Frans Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum (1617

craftsman, merchants and artists with such talented ones among them as Kracker János Lukács, Anton Maulberts, Franz Sigrist, Josef Gerl, Jakab Fellner and Henrik Fasola. The town population grew suddenly. While in 1688 it was only 1200, in 1787 more than 17 000 people lived here. At this time '''Eger''' was the 6th largest town of Hungary (based on the number of its inhabitants). Viticulture also reached its brightest period in these days. The wine-growing area was twelve

Archbishop István Seregely, who retired because of age. The constituent dioceses of the province were Košice (Kassa, Kaschau), Rožňava (Roman Catholic Diocese of Rožňava) (Rozsnyó, Rosenau, now part of Slovakia), Szatmár and Szepes (Zipo, Zipsen). Wine thumb left 200px A vineyard in '''Eger''' (File:Eger-Vinyard.jpg) Beside its historic sights and its thermal baths, '''Eger''' is famous for its wines (Eger wine region).It produces both red and white wines of high


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of wine runs between HUF400 and 700 content Szépasszony Valley is the main place to go for winetasting in the town. This having about 200 small wine cellars have strongly become connected to the fame of the wines of Eger in the past centuries. Here sell local wines with very good prices. There is no inambiguous explanation for the origin of the name, neither for the date of the construction of the first cellars. The cellars were cut into rhiolit tufa of volcanic origin very easy to shape and which

Eger

'''Eger''' ( ) is the county seat of Heves (Heves (county)), and the second largest city in Northern Hungary (after Miskolc). Eger is best known for its castle (Castle of Eger), thermal baths, historic buildings (including the northernmost Turkish (Ottoman Empire) minaret), dishes and red wines. It has an estimated population of 56,530 as of 2011, which makes it 19th largest city in Hungary. The city is located on the Eger Stream, on the hills of the Bükk Mountains.

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