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Aggtelek National Park

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Address: Tengerszem oldal 1, Josvafo, Hungary
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Red Lake Tour, 90 mts tour, medium tour

Catch a Volan bus from Volan bus terminal. Get down at Stadionok Metro (M2 Next station to Keleti Palyaudvar), Go up to ground level and the bus terminal is Just below the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Smr S
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Catch a Volan bus from Volan bus terminal. Get down at Stadionok Metro (M2 Next station to Keleti Palyaudvar), Go up to ground level and the bus terminal is Just below the stadium. Lot of stalls sellng various things aere there and the entrance to the bus stand is on your left side and the board is there. The Bus... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say...what an amazing place. The tour of the caves was breath taking. In the beginning, it was a big slow as a snails pace but our crafty tour guide was just getting us ready for the later parts of it. The views, lights, and the history of entire cave system is amazing. Please do the tour and... More 

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Thank prdubi
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The caves are truly beautiful but no english is spoken. There is a small guide in english but since it has no pictures it's not always clear what it refers to (most of the time it is, to be honest). The price is very reasonable, but regarding the timetables not all the informations you can find online are up to... More 

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This is one of those must see type of experiences. Breath taking sights that you will never forget Take a sweatshirt, coat, sturdy foot ware Be warned, not English speaking tour.... Be also warned at the end,,, don't miss the bus back to the start as we did... They must have announced via the tannoy but we were oblivious and... More 

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Thank Beesoviking
Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Its not a review after a visit. But a sort of seeking more information to visit. How to reach by public transport, getting down at popular gates ( as it seems from reviews there are many spots along the park, types of guided tours available and timings. Based on the reviews I decided this this a worth place of visit... More 

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Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice caves, interesting Tour but unfortunately not always english speaking guide present. Well constructed paths inside the cave, easy to walk here. Interesting to visit when weather is not so good. Too bad that there is no good bar or terrace to have a coffee and that they didn't make an effort to make something nicer of this place .... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2016

The Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst is a monumental World Heritage site, that is about 3 hours drive from Budapest (2 hours on freeway, 1 hour on smaller roads). There are several guided tours open to the public, with a large variation of difficulty level. We did the "Baradla Cave Intermediate Red Lake Tour" (Vöröstó - Jósvafő közepes... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2016

We ended up going to the Baradla caves by accident, as the caves we had gone to see weren't open. I'm so glad we came here. It was an amazing tour. Sometimes caves can get a bit boring, but not here. The hour tour flew by. The guide is hungarian, but you get a leaflet which talks through what the... More 

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Thank Richard L
Greater London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2016

The most incredible place to visit - a narrow fissure in the cliff face takes you into a huge labyrinth of caves. Impossible to describe the sheer scale of it. Tours last about an hour, we visited Summer 2015 and they were only in Hungarian - but there was so much to look at, this didn't matter. The National Park... More 

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Haifa District, Israel
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62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2015

Grottos in the national park. A shame that there are no guided tours in another language than Hungarian. Impressive halls in the mountain, but after a while a stalagtite is a stalagtite, whereever it is situated.

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