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Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik

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Address: 2 km west of town, Balchik, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 057 92529
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Walk the park by the sea

Garden dude nice. Small palace and go inside notshould. You can buy separate tickets for both the garden and walk in the garden and in the park near the palace. Tickets to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Kiev, Ukraine
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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Garden dude nice. Small palace and go inside notshould. You can buy separate tickets for both the garden and walk in the garden and in the park near the palace. Tickets to the Palace sold separately and will try and make you buy them too. :)

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Varna Province, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Very very nice and big botanical garden. When in Balchik, you really cant miss out on this one. The palace however is lame, don't pay for the palace (which is actually just a small house) only take a ticket for the garden..

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Sepsiszentgyorgy, Covasna, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Interesting place to visit, great views to the sea and city, nice botanical garden. A map or an audio guide would have been really helpful in discovering the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The place is a bit pricey - 12 leva/person entrance fee, but the gardens were very picturesque. You can easily spend a couple of hours walking through the gardens and exploring the castle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The architecture and the mind who created the gardens inspires every mind. Is a relaxing and so quiet place. When you walk inside you feel such a joy and excitement to observe every detail of the gardens.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Tour included entry to Botanic Gardens, Queen's summer palace and her private gardens. Beautiful location right next to beach, throughout the Queen's gardens there are many symbols of the merging of different religious persuasions and an amazing array of flowers . The layout and aspects of the gardens and waterway/waterfall are enchanting. Wear sensible walking shoes, there are a lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We paid 12 lv/person for the visit (around 5 eur). Even though the tichet is divided on the Palace fee (5lv) and the Gardens fee (7lv) you cannot take one or the other. The Palace is not impresive at all. It is lacking Queens Maria's touch, which I would say is a pity. Plus the visit can be haotic as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It's a great place to visit there are tons of things to see The castle 🏰 of Princess Maria the old winery all those gardens and plants and the view from up there. The see is amazing. I made a tons of amazing pictures. Also we had lunch at the restaurant with amazing view.

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Craiova, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I wanted that the presence of Queen Mary to be more lively, I wanted more pictures, with the queen. The Botanical Garden is nice, but too few plants have pads with scientific name!

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Beautiful gardens, well worth the visit, take a moment and smell the roses :D, literally. Lovely tiny winery that offers free tastings and nice shady nooks to sit down for a moment.

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