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What a project what a tomb!

My lasting impression of the magnificent Thracian-Hellenistic tomb, from the first quarter of 3rd... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
reise-tanta-di
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Lafayette, California
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Unique Thracian Tomb

The Thracian tomb at Sveshtari (3rd century BC) is fully excavated and explored. Outside, the tomb... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Mariana K
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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My lasting impression of the magnificent Thracian-Hellenistic tomb, from the first quarter of 3rd century BC, was the great amount of soil that numerous archaeologists had painstaking excavated to uncover the treasures. The reconstructed tomb is well done. Three walls in the tomb chamber are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

The Thracian tomb at Sveshtari (3rd century BC) is fully excavated and explored. Outside, the tomb looks like the other Thracian tombs, a burial mound covered with plants. However, inside the chamber, we saw the whole tomb including the tomb outside walls and even was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We rented a car and drove from Veliko Tarnovo. The road was fine and the trip an easy one. Even with our GPS we had a hard time getting from the small town Sveshtari to the Tomb, there were no signs in either English or...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

This tomb is real, it is from the 3rd century BC, and it is where it was when discovered under a mound of dirt. It is presented as found and is still standing. The carvings of the 10 women inside are delightful. The construction and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

It's a bit of a challenge to reach this site, as it's in a remote location (country roads that are full of potholes) and the signage is negligible. But it well worth the effort; it was a highlight of our 2 week vacation. Tours are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

We were the only people here during our visit, so we had a tour on our own. The guide was very professional, knowledgeable and informative. The tomb is perfectly preserved and is just incredible; without doubt it was the highlight of our tour around Bulgaria.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

To reach this necropolis you have to drive in a country road, as the site is not near a big city, so you have to go there. But this place definitely deserves a visit. The king's tomb is air-conditioned and the time of the visit...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

I was truly fascinated from this attraction. It is a mix between modernist and ancient authentic Tomb. It's is one of the most impressive tombs in Bulgaria. It is located nearby Isperih town but you will need a car to reach the Tomb.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

This site definitely adds to our visit of Bulgaria. The site is well preserved and is worth a visit, even if you have to reach it over bad roads and have to endure reckless drivers.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank HWajsberg
Reviewed September 9, 2016

An excellent English-speaking guide took us to three sites in the complex of ancient ruins. I highly recommend you get a guide. The Tomb of Sveshtari was breathtaking. The female caryatids are exquisite. The tomb is maintained at a constant temperature and humidity. The figures...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Hello, Oz. My husband and I lived in Melbourne for a year. Loved it! As for the holiday, I cannot say. As for the visit, we just drove there without knowing either. They have tours in English and they are done at certain... More
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