City under the City
To the right of the main steps to the basilica is the entrance to the former archbishop’s cellars. A history-oriented tour leads you...
The Astronomy Museum, on the 6th floor of the east wing of the Lyceum, contains 18th-century astronomical equipment and an observatory;...
Directly opposite the basilica is the recently renovated Zopf-style Lyceum (1765). The 60,000-volume library on the 1st floor of the...
Gödör Kult Klub
This bizarre, cavelike DJ dance club beneath the cathedral steps parties hard on weekends. Seriously underground.
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Eger Basilica information
A highlight of the town’s amazing architecture is the basilica. This neoclassical monolith was designed in 1836 by József Hild, the same architect who later worked on the cathedral at Esztergom. A good time to see the place is when the ornate altars and a soaring dome create interesting acoustics for the half-hour organ concert .