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Aggtelek National Park

Tengerszem oldal 1, Josvafo, Hungary
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Josvafo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Caverns/ Caves
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London, United Kingdom
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217 reviews 217 reviews
128 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

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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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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Višnja Gora
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Warsaw, Poland
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5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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115 attraction reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
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
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Portland, Oregon
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The Aggtelek cave complex in Northern Hungary is a World Heritage site for good reason. There are 70 miles of underground caves filled with stalactites and stalagmites of immense proportions, many tens of thousands of years old. The guide spoke only Hungarian however we had our Hungarian cousin with us to translate. The one hour tour is about a mile... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Building on the Aggteleki National Park and World Heritage Site in karst and cave Baradla values ​​of the township (Jósvafő together) a number of programs (series of programs throughout the summer) can be arranged, thus enhancing tourism attractiveness.

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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This summer we decided to visit Aggtelek . We took our time and checked driving directions, hotels but made the mistake to keep the information on ipad ( the printing possibility was limited).There is no internet connection in that part of Hungary and some people speak english but are not to helpful when you ask directions.The road is very bad... More

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