Sándor Ziffer Gallery


This gallery is housed in the former Orthodox synagogue, built in 1893 and named after the painter Sándor Ziffer (1880–1962). It has rotating exhibitions. To reach it from Dobó István tér, cross the little Eger Stream to Tinódi Sebestyén tér and turn south onto Kossuth Lajos utca.

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1. Kossuth Lajos Utca

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Kossuth Lajos utca is a fine and leafy street lined with such architectural gems as the former Orthodox synagogue, built in 1893, and the former…

2. Neoclassical Synagogue

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3. County Hall

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Kossuth Lajos utca boasts dozens of baroque and Eclectic gems, including the delightful County Hall, with a wrought-iron grid above the main door…

4. Castle Casemates

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Beneath Eger Castle are these casemates hewn from solid rock. Part of them is open to the public, accessible via the Dark Gate in the eastern section of…

5. Eger Castle

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Climb up cobbled Vár köz from Tinódi Sebestyén tér to reach the castle, erected in the 13th century after the Mongol invasion. Models, drawings and…

6. Minorite Church of St Anthony of Padua

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On the southern side of Eger's main square stands this church, built in 1771 by Bohemian architect Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer and one of the most glorious…

7. Dobó István tér

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Statues of István Dobó and his comrades-in-arms routing the Turks fill Eger’s main square, which has been totally revamped in recent years. To the south…

8. Dobó Bastion

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Part of the Eger Castle Complex, the terrace of the renovated Dobó Bastion (1549), which collapsed in 1976, offers stunning views of the town. Climb down…