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Budapest: Buda Castle Caves Walking Tour

1. Budapest: Buda Castle Caves Walking Tour

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. The length of your tour is approximately 1.5km (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 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.

Budapest: Buda Castle District Exploration Game and Tour

2. Budapest: Buda Castle District Exploration Game and Tour

Be led on an exciting self-guided tour around the Buda Castle district, the old side of Budapest, while playing an exciting mobile-based quest with your friends and family. Solve clues and discover the fascinating history of the castle and the beautiful attractions that surround it. Download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Follow clues that will take you back in time to learn about the 150-year Turkish occupation of Buda while visiting the old castle walls. Unlock the secret stories of the places you visit as you solve the problem and guess the answers. See Budapest’s oldest Turkish bath, the tomb of an Islamic saint, and many more hidden places. Use the clues to lead you from one site to another. Each clue provides you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Complete the tour in about 1.5 hours, however, there’s no time limit, allowing you to go at your own pace. Play as a group or split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end of the tour.

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What people are saying about Labyrinth

Top score from us! Enthusiastic and knowledgeable, Vicky was a delight to be around from beginning to end. The tour was filled with interesting anecdotes and fascinating historical facts. If you only have a day or two to spend in Budapest, opt for the Buda Castle cave tour, you will not be disappointed.

An immersive experience in endless corridors. Anecdotes as well as various objects are presented there. The guide was very friendly and explained very well. I recommend !

Excellent tour for the whole family! Our 9-year old daughter was asking many questions from the guide and was in general very interested.

Incredibly exciting! Without a doubt worth a visit. Competent and captivating guide. Remember warmer clothes.

Great to see below the surface and more about the Castle District