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Address: Varna-Sophia Old Road, Varna 9000, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 35952618011
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Fun day out

Visited on the way to Varna. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. It was a fun trip and it almost felt like a scavenger hunt because we were trying to find all of the stones... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Viktoria D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on the way to Varna. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. It was a fun trip and it almost felt like a scavenger hunt because we were trying to find all of the stones we were told about during our introduction. Lots of places to climb and explore.

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Thank Viktoria D
Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

exceptional nature creation available for tourists all day long. Very impressive at sunset! Close to the high way and transport

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Thank drkonsoulova
Varna, Bulgaria
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the parking you see a building that is constructed with help of the European Union and the Bulgarian Government. It is empty and very bad built with very poor materials and it is not used. As a taxpayer I ask myself where the money of this construction really went. When you enter you pass one plastic chemic toilet box,... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit in the morning (before 10am) and enjoy the silence of the stones. The old man on the entrance didn't speak English but very friendly and his dog pack is super cute and friendly. Definitely a must go to for people whi enjoy nature.

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Vientiane, Laos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting rock formations, mainly stone columns between 5 and 7 meters high on what seems to be a desert. I've found this place quite amazing. Totally worth a visit. Go there before it becomes really popular! Cool place for kids to explore!

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Thank olabubu
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My review rating is only 3 out of five based on four out of five for interest and one out of five for presentation. My overall impression of tourism opportunities in Bulgaria is that they really do not understand the importance of presentation for overseas (non-Bulgarian speaking or non-Bulgarian reading) visitors. They should take a look at the way a... More 

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Thank Richard W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful few hours just waking along gazing at this wonderful place come & have a look. Make shore in hot season bring plenty of water it's very hot in August.. Cost 3 lv each to get it value for money..

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Thank MegaGun
Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see if you are near Varna! Guides are available in English and Russian and they were quite professional and nice! Go there around sunset though. We went around noon and the heat was almost unbearable (there is no shades to escape to)

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is actually not a "forest", but remnants of stone columns, that formed on the seaflor, when this region was the ground of a large ocean. It's somehow outside of Varna, but you can go there by car. You can take a small walk through these formations. The columns are several meters high and up to 2 meters thick. Really... More 

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Stone Forest/The Stone Desert or Pobitite kamani in Bulgarian, is one of the two existing deserts in Europe (the other being in Spain). The desert consists of sand dunes and several groups of natural rock formations on a total area of 13 km². The formations are mainly stone columns between 5 and 7 meters high and from 0.3 to... More 

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