Mátyáshegy barlang

Mátyáshegy Cave - Matyas Cave

Useful Information

Location: In the Capital city Budapest. Budapest III. ker. Szépvölgyi út 162.
Bus No. 65 leaving from Kolosy square.
Meet tour at Nyugati tér (West Railway station).
Open: MAY to SEP Mon, Wed, Fri 15:45.
OCT to APR Tue, Thu 15:45.
After appointment.
Fee: Adults HUF 4,500, Children (-14) HUF 4,000.
Tickets available at Yellow Zebra Stores.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: caving gear provided
Dimension: L=18,000 m, T=10 °C.
Guided tours: D=2.5 h. (Česky - Czech English)
Address: barlangaszat (caving under Budapest), Tel: +36-20-9284969, Fax: +36-20-3564406. E-mail: contact
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2001 connection with the neighboroughing Pálvölgyi cave discovered.


Mátyáshegy barlang (Matyas Cave) is a wild cave which is used for cave trekking tours. It is one of dozens of caves located in the karstified hills of Budapest. The cave is a labyrinth of narrow passages and ideal for children and adventure seekers. Tours are organized by the barlangaszat, a group of cavers which offer a variety of different tours, caving tours for families, school field trips, underground geography lessons, team building events, and birthday caving.

The Mátyáshegy barlang was connected with the nearby show cave Pálvölgyi barlang in 2001. Together with other discoveries during the last decade, the cave system is now 18 kilometers long and the second longest cave of Hungary. Cave visitorsof Mátyáshegy barlang meet at the entrance of Pálvölgyi barlang. The tours are held with a minimum of five participants, smaller groups have to pay for five.