Eger-Tokaj Wine Region

Eger wine area

Eger wine area

Eger

is a Hungarian wine region in North-Eastern Hungary. 

 

Nature reserve Ipolytarnóc fossils

Ipolytarnóc Fossils renowned nature conservation area

has been stewarding its unparallelled relics, fossils since the  area got protection status in 1944.  A volcanic catastrophe destroyed the paleohabitat and preserved its treasures at the same time by burrying them. Where is this Site? Only 150 kms north-east of Budapest, close to the Slovakian border.

A volcanic catastrophe destroyed the paleohabitat and preserved its treasures at the same time by burrying them. Where is this Site? Only 150 kms north-east of Budapest, close to the Slovakian border.

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Miskolctapolca cave bath

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In northeast Hungary,close to Miskolc you can find Miskolctapolca cave bath. Around miskolctapolca there is 1500 ha of forest.
The cave bath is well known since the 16th century.

 

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Tokaj region

Tokaj-Hegyalja

The glory of the thousand years old Tokaj viticulture is underlined by the fact, that no wine market may have a reputation in the world, without offering a selection of Tokaj wines. There is a proverb since the Middle Ages: the Tokaj wine is "the wine of the kings, the king of the wines" ("Vinum regnum - rex winorum").

 

Town under the town

Former archbishopric wine-cellar-system

György Fenessy, the bishop from Eger, as he returned in 1688 to Eger after the march out of the Turks, he didn't want to leave in the Castle. He buys in the town two building grounds and necessary the tuff-stone the extracted from the hillside behind the palace.

DOBÓ ISTVÁN CASTLE MUSEUM

Vármúzeum - Events 2010

The fortress of Eger, now a protected historic monument, is the site of the István Dobó Castle Museum. Permanent exhibitions cover the history of the castle, the underground fortification system (Casemates), while another exhibits the medieval forms of punishment. Carvings from the destroyed cathedral can be seen in the lapidarium, while the marble sarcophagus of István Dobó, the heroic captain of the fortress during the 1552 siege, can be found in the Heroes Hall.

The Art Gallery, also hosted in the castle, has one of the finest art collections in Hungary with works by Dutch, Italian, Austrian, and Hungarian masters.

Egerszalók

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Egerszalók is a village having almost 2000 inhabitants between the Mátra and the Bükk mountains in the valley of the brook Laskó.

Egerszalók was first mentioned in a charter in 1248: the clan Szalók settled here and the place was named after it.

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