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7 Interesting Facts About Eger Castle

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.
Interesting Facts About Eger Castle
Interesting Facts About Eger Castle

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