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Address: Varna-Sophia Old Road, Varna, Bulgaria
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A lot of pluses: fresh air, romantic atmosphere, can buy souvenirs, interesting history of stones! It was amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Kiev, Ukraine
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Kiev, Ukraine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A lot of pluses: fresh air, romantic atmosphere, can buy souvenirs, interesting history of stones! It was amazing.

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Haifa, Israele
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Pobiti Kamani ("upright stones" - fossil forest) is situated 10 km west of varna. The stone columns vary in size - up to 10 m height and up to 2, rarely 6 m diameter. Some of them are solid, when others are hollow. . The calcareous material is pale grey sandstone with carbonate content. Some of the columns have been... More 

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Aabenraa, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Off season Very quickly overviewed. Needed somme additional info on how the Stone forest was Formel, when the tourist shop was closed.

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Varna, Bulgaria
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The bus drives you out the hiway to this "so called" attraction and lets you out to wander around. No tourist development, just a grouping of stone pillars. Don't waste your time or your money here. Period! There are other things to see and do in and around Varna which are much more interesting and educational.

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Rishon Le Zion, HaMerkaz, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

18 km west of Varna on the highway to Sofia is a very interesting geological site, actually a stone forest. In Bulgarian: Pobiti Kamani. Several hundred meters of stone pillars, mostly round and about 6-8 meters high form a strange forest dating 50 million years ago. So its worth a trip to see this place.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is a fantastical landscape worth a detour and up to a couple hours of your time. Just to walk among these formations and marvel at them works the imagination. There is no tourist development to speak of, so it really is just this vast expanse of formerly underwater rock formations, but a great place to walk, and imagine, or... More 

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Varna, Bulgaria
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I love this place. It is amazing, full of energy. With interesting forms and interesting story for some stones. The guide will explain you what will happened when you find the stone with heart.

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Munich, Germany
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This piece of landscape is so beautiful and unique that I totally recommend a visit! You can walk around on the area for probably an hour. Entrance staff is really friendly. Entrance fee: 3 Leva. The only bad thing about it is, that it is hard to reach with public transport. There is only the bus 43, which goes to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

it is possible to cast your mind back to how it would of looked submerged in times gone bye. you could easily wander around this for 15 minutes, just enough time to take pictures or use your imagination and soak up some atmosphere. An hour would be long enough unless you have children who could play in the sand and... More 

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Tartu, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is the place what you should visit in Bulgaria. Great views and peaceful place. Not far from Varna.

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