Buda Castle Caves Walking Tour

Buda Castle Caves Walking Tour

Budapest, Szentháromság tér, 1014 Hungary

Enjoy the more intimate experience of a small-group with this nice Cave Walk Tour in Budapest.


Explore the labyrinth cave system under the Buda Castle District as you learn about the history, purpose, and unique geology of the manmade caverns.

Explore a part of the network of underground tunnels under the Castle Hill with your guide. Learn more about the history and role of the cave tunnels and its geology. Admire the natural limestone and the manpower that went into creating this labyrinth cave system.

Meet your guide at the meeting point on Trinity Square (Szentháromság tér) and enter the Buda Castle underground cave system. After a short introduction you will start your tour and learn about the history of the labyrinth-like of cave system which once served as wine cellars, bomb shelters and even a medieval prison.

This walking tour is roughly 1.5km long (1 mile) and you will get the chance to admire the natural limestone caverns and the 800-year-old man-made cellars in one of the most unique caves of Hungary. The inside temperature is 12°C (54° Fahrenheit), so suitable clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended.

The tour is a journey through time during which you will be able to learn a lot about not only the geology of the Buda Castle but also about the combined work of man and nature throughout many centuries.

 


Experience

  • Discover the mystical cave system underneath the Buda Castle
  • Learn about the geology and the unique history of the area
  • Marvel at the natural limestone caverns and 800-year-old man-made cellars
  • A true time travel in one of the most extraordinary caves of Hungary
  • Small group (limited to 15 participants)
  • Kids Friendly