The caves are situated in Central Bohemia, 7 km South of Beroun, in the middle of the nature reserve of Czech Karst, not far from castles Křivoklát and Karlštejn. The caves were discovered in 1950 and made accessible for the public in 1959.
The caves are developed in 400 milion years old Devonian limestones, consist of three levels to be found 70 m under the ground-level and over 2 km long. The accessible part is 620 m long and sightseeing tour lasts one hour.
The top level housed in the 15th century a secret workshop of money forgers. The cave can boast of unique opal-bearing decorations, as well as numerous paleonthological exavations, documenting the history of earth Nature of the past 1,5 milion years.
Visit: Visits only with guide. Tour: 620 meters length, 533 stairs (83 screw stairs in the end of the tour), 50-60 minutes duration, 10,5°C average air temperature and 96 - 100% air humidity.
Guided tours are performed only in czech language. Foreign visitors can borrow written guide in cashbox for 50 CZK deposit (deposit will be returned after returning text guide) or you can use new free mobile application - guide for your smartphone or tablet in czech, english or german language:
In installed application you can read text guide in czech, english or german language:
You can olso additionaly download audio guides (donwloads in item Audio in main menu) and then you can listen text in czech, english or german language:
|January, February, March||-- closed --|
|April, May, June||everyday 8:00 - 16:00 (last visit starts at 16:00)|
|July, August||everyday 8:00 - 17:00 (last visit starts at 17:00)|
|September||everyday 8:00 - 16:00 (last visit starts at 16:00)|
|October||everyday 8:30 - 15:00 (last visit starts at 15:00)|
|November||visits only on business days starts at: 9:00, 11:00, 14:00|
|December||-- closed --|
Come to the Koněprusy Caves on last Monday in April, May, June, August, September and October and enjoy an extraordinary experience by seeing the caves only with flashlight - with the regular lights turned off!
An extraordinary guided tour in a cave out of opening hours is possible if operational conditions allow and the previous agreement with the Cave Administration has been reached. At such a case minimal number of paying persons in a group is 10, additional fee per a person amounts 100%.
|Senior 65+||130 CZK|
|Studensts up to 26 years only with valid ISIC student card||130 CZK|
|Childrens under 3 years (must be announced at the cash desk)||FREE|
|Childrens between 3 and 15 years||100 CZK|
|Taking photos||0 CZK|
|Taking video||0 CZK|
|Deposit for a text for foreigners||50 CZK|