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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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Interesting place, that worths a visit. You have to see the botanic garden and also the palace (actually is not a palace, is more like a summer resort).

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting place, that worths a visit. You have to see the botanic garden and also the palace (actually is not a palace, is more like a summer resort).

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I honestly recommend it to anyone, I've had an awesome time there. The view was amazing and I could feel the whole history of the place just wraping around me. I am a huge nature lover and all I can say is that nature and harmony are all gathered in one place and that is Balchik.

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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Undoubtedly the botanic gardens are worthwhile to visit. Nice ponds with small patios, small canals with a waterfall and historic buildings from the time of the former Bulgarian queen. The most curious when you visit the gardens, is the system of entry tickets. There are two boots, about 20 meters from each other, where you separately have to buy tickets... More 

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Knaresborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The botanical gardens surround the whole palace area .... don't be fooled as it's not a huge palace as you would think but lots of smaller buildings in amazing grounds. The rose gardens were my favourite place and the 'bridge of sighs' where you can make a wish if you walk across with your eyes closed ! It really was... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Botanical Gardens of Balchik and the Palace are absolutely magical. My family lives in Varna and every year we visit the gardens in Balchik when we visit from the USA. The gardens are very well maintained, located right off the beach, very serene and beautiful. We are in love with Balchik's Botanical Gardens. The restaurant located right off the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We are big fans of Balchik as it offers a good quiet time. We've been to it 3 times already and certainly be back more. And every time we visited the palace and gardens. Actually the palace is rather small and don't imagine it to be some kind of Versailles, but it is so enjoyable just to walk around its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The visit to the Palace and the Botanical Garden in Balchik is a must if you stay or if you are touring somewhere between Varna and Kavarna - a strip of 60 km on the North part of the Black Sea coast in Bulgaria. You can find a lot of information on history of the place and what you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The place is taken it from a fairytale ; everything is stylish and you can have a nice walk between so many different kind of flowers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Beautiful Gardens but not really exceptional. The palace is quite a small building but with a nice old architecture. Overall the complex is nice and cosy. You can try for free several kinds of wine. some of them are very good. Try also the raspberry wine.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Wife and I paid a visit and enjoyed the Botanical Gardens. Nothing fantastic like back in the States but an enjoyable outing. Admission fee was 7 Leva for my wife and 2 Leva for myself as a "senior!" That meant about $5 USD for both of us....JUST for the Botanical Garden. There are other areas on the grounds - some... More 

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