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Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari

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I was truly fascinated from this attraction. It is a mix between modernist and ancient authentic... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2016
Aleksandar S
Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria
Worth the detour of 200 km

This site definitely adds to our visit of Bulgaria. The site is well preserved and is worth a... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2016
Haifa District, Israel
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“Worth the detour of 200 km”
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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.

Thank Aleksandar S
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.

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

Thank Mary S
Reviewed September 7, 2016

I was astonished by the professional conservation of the sight. The actual tomb is very impressive and majestic. The elements, the colours are all preserved very well. The guides are very professional. Definitely worth the visit. Just mind that it is a popular destination and...More

Thank EmiliaKaneva
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We visited here as family group and found it to be magical. To see tombs so well preserved and the feeling of what it must have been like to live back in those times was quite sereal. This is definately a place I would recommend...More

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed July 20, 2016

I visited Sveshtari for the first time right after it was discovered.Even back then,before much of the infrastructure was built around it or even properly preserved,was stunning. How often in life do You get to see an actual bomb of the Tracian times?The architecture is...More

Thank Do T
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Amongst the 30 mounts in the area this mount was excavated and found to contain the tomb of a Sveshtari king and his wife; guarded by 6 horses. After the excavations were finished an artificial hill was built over the findings to preserve the site....More

Thank 77LuluE
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Somewhere on the road to Ruse, North of Bulgaria. Large forest. In the middle of nowhere. And, still, some signs. Unusual signs. A very well tended bed of lavender. Incredible green tiled brand new toilets. Just another Thracian tombstone ? "Thracian people is second largest...More

Thank corinne292
Reviewed May 1, 2016

The royal tomb and the two nearby tombs are wonders of human abilities. if you have any interest in ancient history, this site is a must see. I was particularly impressed by the efforts in place to preserve these remains of our past

Thank BrianBaity
Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Considering that you will be driving on some of the worst roads in europe...finding out that it closes early...at four thirty ...i had only half an hour to visit the tombs...the main one was the most beautiful...others are less impressive...all in all...i didnt like it

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Joanne W
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