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Szemlo-Hegy Barlang (Showcave)

Pusztaszeri ut 35, Budapest 1025, Hungary
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Must do if its a first time cave experience!

it was a very interesting experience for us - a family with two kids aged 8 and 4. We had English... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Interesting caves

We took a guided tour of the showcave in September - the cave and its history was very interesting... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Karly L
Malmsbury, Australia
via mobile
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
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Pusztaszeri ut 35, Budapest 1025, Hungary
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it was a very interesting experience for us - a family with two kids aged 8 and 4. We had English speaking guided tour (one every hour) - the guide explained the genesis of the cave, experience of the cavers, unique rock formations like popcorn...More

Thank SubhrajitRoy123
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We took a guided tour of the showcave in September - the cave and its history was very interesting. Being a mixed language group, the guide delivered the content in both Hungarian and English which was very much appreciated (although I did get the sense...More

Thank Karly L
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Not sure why this experience is not rated higher. The cave tour was spoken in English and the guide, a cave enthusiast, was terrific. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and her personalized attention.

Thank LV_Lee
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Went on a tour and, fortunately, the guide spoke English. She was knowledgeable and friendly and very interested in the cave. A tad difficuly to locate, this attraction is worth visiting and exploring. Great for kids, natural history buffs and anyone with an interest in...More

Thank wlamb123
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The tour took us about 30 minutes and the guide told the story of the cave in both Hungarian and English. There are several caves in the Budapest area, but we settled with this one. It is a "young" cave where the thermal water has...More

Thank SwedishGlobetro
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Went here with my cousins as the concierge at our hotel suggested it as a shorter option to the 3hr caving adventures we had read about. Honestly I feel like we should have just done the 3hr more adventure style activity. We are between 26-34yrs...More

Thank michygu
Reviewed 20 July 2016

hidden away, but easy and close enough to get to from the city centre. only a few hundred metres of cave is accessible. not a huge amount to see, I was expecting a little more. the guide tried very hard to show the interesting details...More

Thank Clon04
Reviewed 24 June 2016

There was no other language option and the guidings lasted very long. It wasn't possible to tour without the group, so we went most of the time waiting. The cave itself was nice, but otherwise the visit was just boring.

Thank JanikaSiro
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The caves are a hidden treasure underneath the city. The rock formations created by water are a spectacular view. We went only to the Szemlő-hegyi cave though. It is very easy to access (go down into) the Szemlő-hegyi cave, and it is child friendly. No...More

Thank Lise A
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I do not know why, but mot many guides tell a word about the caves under Budapest. This is one of them. Quite far from touristic routs it is really worth visiting. 40 min underground visit opens you magic of underworld. Popcorn stones… Have you...More

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