Information & Facts
Just outside of Eger town
For all exhibitions: HUF 1,300 (Adults), HUF 560 (age
groups: 6-26 and 62-70). An English guide will cost HUF 800 extra.
Walking tickets without entrance to exhibitions are HUF 700
(Adults) HUF 350 (6-26 and 62-70 years).
Hungarian (Magyar) is the official language, but German
is widely spoken, especially in the areas close to the Austrian
border. English is spoken in tourist areas and most
Even though Hungary is part of the EU it does not use the Euro;
the official currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF). Travellers
cheques are not widely favoured. Credit cards most accepted in the
country are AMEX, Diners Club, EnRoute, Euro/Mastercard, JCB and
Visa, and these can be used to withdraw cash from banks and ATMs
and to pay bills in hotels, restaurants and most shops. Banks
usually open between 8am and 4pm on weekdays and some are open on
Saturdays. ATMs and currency exchange machines are available in
towns and cities throughout the country. It is advisable to retain
exchange receipts for proof of legal currency exchange.
Castle grounds are open from 8am and close anywhere
from 5pm to 8pm depending on the season, summer being the longer