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Aggtelek National Park

Address: Tengerszem oldal 1, Josvafo, Hungary
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Josvafo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, National Parks, Nature & Parks
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, National Parks, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Has anyone traveled from Budapest to Aggtelek national park as a day trip by public transport? Volanbusz does offer Aggtelek destination but there were too many stops with the same name. Which stop should I get off to get to the cave entrance for the Baradla tour? Will the same bus stop at this stop in the afternoon? (from the... More 

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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The Baradla cave is situated in Aggtelek town just 1 hour drive from Miskolc. Beautiful scenery all along the roead to the National Park. We took the 1 hour lit walk cave tour, taking guests along walkways 1 km through the famous cave. At the beginning of the walkway you think its just a normal cave. But the deeper you... More 

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Palencia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I was really looking forward to visiting the caves and they did not disappoint me. There are guided tours through the caves, of different lengths and with different itineraries. The one I joined was in Hungarian so I didn't really understand much of what the guide was saying, but it was a beautiful visit nonetheless. We visited the concert hall... More 

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Daniel S, Marketing Assistant at Aggtelek National Park, responded to this review

Dear Nistrale, Thank you for your positive review of Aggtelek National Park! Unfortunately, we do not have any foreign language speaking guides, but I did translate all the cave tours into English leaflets to be handed to foreign visitors. Did you get an English language explaination from the guide or ticket office before your Baradla tour? Best, Dan Swartz Marketing... More 

London, United Kingdom
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148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We spent the weekend in the National Park & visited the Baradla Cave. There are tours everyday, at 10am, midday, 3pm and 5pm. You pay HUF2200 per adult and the tour last approximately 45mins-1hr. It is well worth it! The caves are humongous and you get to see all the main chambers. It is beautiful down there. It is chilly... More 

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Daniel S, Marketing Assistant at Aggtelek National Park, responded to this review

Dear Scuesa, Thank you for your positive review of Aggtelek National Park! Unfortunately we do not have any foreign language speaking guides, but I translated all the cave tours into English brochures. Did you receive one from the guide or ticket office? Best, Dan More 

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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Interesting natural space, with a little artificial interference. Inside the cave there's a big hall with perfect acoustic were it's possible to do concerts.

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Daniel S, Marketing Assistant at Aggtelek National Park, responded to this review

Dear Fabio, Thanks for your positive feedback about Aggtelek National Park! Just to answer your question about why some of the karst formations in the cave are black...it is because early explorers used burning torches for light. Also, the cave has been used for shelter for millenia, and camp fires also blackened some areas. But the blackened areas are really... More 

Višnja Gora
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We are from Slovenia where is carst home. The cave is nice, but all stalactites and stone are black in some way. Beside the caves and some nice forest walks there is nothing to do. It is hard even find nice restaurant in the area.

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Pincher Creek, Canada
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

There are a number of separate caves in the Aggtelek and Slovak Karst region, but the most easily accessed on the Hungarian side is the Baradla cave. We stayed in Miskolc and the drive up on 26 and 27 through Edelény and Szendrö, then past Perkupa and west to Jósvafö and Aggtelek took about an hour. The road is narrow... More 

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Daniel S, Marketing Assistant at Aggtelek National Park, responded to this review

Dear Celesa H, Thank you very much for your positive review of Aggtelek National Park! Best, Dan More 

Warsaw, Poland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Beautiful cave, I regret taking only 2 hours walk instead of 5 hours. I have not seen all the caves during 2 hours...

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I "collect" caves when I travel, and Aggtelek is the most astounding cave system in the world! When you visit here, you'll understand why these caves are designated a World Heritage Site. The primary underground cave route is said to extend on for 70 miles, and from a visit to Aggetelek you will be shocked at the enormity and expanse... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We used Egar as our starting point and we rented a car from the Tourist Inform. The roads were in a very good condition and it was a full day trip. The tour was in Hungarian and that was a problem but the caves were worth seeing them.

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