In the village of Csaroda some 3km east of Tákos is this lovely Romanesque church, dating from the late 13th century. It is a wonderful hybrid, with both…
Must see attractions in Northern Hungary
- CCsaroda Romanesque Church
- CChurch of St Martin
The focus of the village’s spiritual and social life, this adorable wooden church is on the corner where Petőfi út, the Old Village’s ‘other’ street,…
- HHorse Museum
You can learn a whole lot more about the intelligent Lipizzaner horses by visiting this whiffy museum about 1km northeast of Szilvásvárad. Exhibits focus…
- CCity Under the City
To the right of the main steps up to Eger Basilica is the entrance to the former archbishop’s cellars. A guided history-oriented tour on the hour leads…
- VVillage Museum
This award-winning museum contains the usual three rooms of a Hungarian peasant house, stuffed with local folk pottery, painted furniture and embroidered…
This 40m-high minaret, topped incongruously with a cross, is one of the few reminders of the Ottoman occupation of Eger. Nonclaustrophobes can brave the…
- TTarpa Dry Mill
One of Hungary’s last examples of a working, horse-driven, 19th-century dry mill can be seen in the village of Tarpa. It's not necessary to enter as you…
- KKepes Institute
This unusual gallery exhibits the work of Hungarian-born American artist and designer György Kepes, who is celebrated for – among other things – his light…
- OOpen-air Ethnographic Collection
This open-air collection, including an 18th-century Palóc-style house, stable and tiny replica chapel, stands in the garden behind the Palóc Museum in…
- EEcclesiastical Collection
The Ecclesiastical Collection, in the Eger Archbishop’s Palace, consists of priceless vestments, church plate and liturgical objects.
This museum of traditional clothing takes a detailed look at the step-by-step process of preparing such fabrics as wool and linen.
- TTákos Provincial House
The Tákos Provincial House, opposite the Calvinist church, sells works by local craftspeople and local (mostly plum) jam.
- PProvost’s Palace
The wrought-iron balcony and window grilles of this rococo building were the work of master craftsman Henrik Fazola.
- EEger Art Gallery
This collection of fine art that once hung in Eger Castle contains works by Canaletto and Ceruti, among others.
- NNeoclassical Synagogue
The erstwhile neoclassical synagogue dating from 1845 is now partly renovated and functions as a theatre.
- PPalóc Doll Museum
This museum exhibits more than 200 porcelain dolls in traditional costumes from all across Hungary.
- TTarpa Calvinist Church
A decorated church in the village of Tarpa.
- SSándor 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…
- DDobó Bastion
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…
- PPostal Museum
The Postal Museum is a branch of the one in Budapest. Only for keen philatelists.