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Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari

Address: Bulgaria
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Ranked #188 of 331 Attractions in Bulgaria
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Iasi, Romania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was in November 27, with my wife. It was a THURSDAY, but the thracian tomb was closed :(! On the program displayed on the door of the ticket office, said that Monday and Tuesday is closed and I try to find somebody on the spot, but there was only the gardian, who don't speak or understand english. He told... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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56 attraction reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stopped here as part of our travels in Bulgaria. Amazing!!! Such history and well preserved artifacts. Hard to find on your own. Hire a guide or do as part of a tour.

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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My wife and I travelled to Bulgaria from Western Australia and one of the highlights of our visit was to have been a visit to Sveshtari's Thracian Tomb. We travelled for over two hours on, latterly, some of the worst roads we have encountered in Bulgaria only to find that the tomb was not open on Mondays and Tuesdays. THERE... More 

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Popovo, Bulgaria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

A well preserved Thracian tomb with paint still visible on the stone carvings. Visitors can go inside the actual mausoleum and see the stone sculpture and paintings that make this tomb unique in Thracian archaeology. But there is a lot more to see in this reserve including the remains of the Thracian city of Helis and the much later tomb... More 

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Romania
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243 reviews 243 reviews
94 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I visited the place with other European tour operators. The place worst a visit, but do not expect too much historical evidences and stories. A guide is needed in order to understand the facts and the history.

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Focsani
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

On my UNESCO travel list it was time to visit the Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari. So I have taken the ferry at Călăraşi to go to from Romania to Bulgaria and I went on some amazing roads, not highways but the typical scenic roads going over the beautiful hills, through deep forests to the place I need to be. There... More 

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Shumen, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Almost 2500 years old, the Thracian tomb is well preserved. It's astonishing, beautiful, and breathtaking! There is a lot to see, unbelievable! We all gasped in front of the Thracian craftsmanship, and I would highly recommend you that experience!

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