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Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik

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West of Town 2 km | 1 Acad. Daki Yordanov Str., Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Balchik in entirety is a nice place, cosy, clean, you will have beach, port, and a view in terraces, which helped the gardens to gain more beauty. One of the bigger Botanical Gardens from East Europe, with a large variety of plants, arranged in sections...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank crisu06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the far western end of the seafront, this palace was completed in 1926 by King Ferdinand of Romania for his English wife, Queen Marie, when Balchik was part of Romania. Size-wise, it's a relatively modest villa, though the architecture – a blend of local,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Transylvania2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to see this place, but decided to turn around. The reason? I think the entrance staff wanted to scam us. We were coming to the area of palace from the road E87, where it said entry for cars. We have seen the price...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I was there on a sunny Sunday and this visit took almost all day... It is a very picturesque place with many historical buildings and many rare plants from all over the world. It still maintains a royal atmosphere...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iulian_s1979
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

The 2end biggest botanical garden in Europe after The Exotic garden in Monaco. It's a wonderful place. You have to visit it! And don't forget to visit the Palace.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful garden with a lovely view of the Black Sea, beautiful variety of flowers, I recommend coming here if you are visiting the coast of Bulgaria.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Beautiful gardens. Great place to visit in June - August as a couple. You will need about 4 hours to visit the whole Gardens.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gala D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We attended with friends via the top entrance prior to Balchik, this might look like the wrong road but persist. The gardens and the various palace buildings are well spread out so allow yourself at least a day to browse (we're going back). There are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mikei55
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Visiting Balchik is a must to visit the Botanical Garden, The Palace and surrounding buildings and to eat at Korona Restaurant!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AdrND
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This castle along with the gardens was the summer residence of the Romanian queen Marie (from a royal English family). She was the last Romanian queen. The attraction consists of a castle, villas, gardens and a wine cellar. They have the second biggest collection of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 24, 2018|
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Response from bogdanf995 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry!I didn’t saw any dogs on this property,so I don’t what to say...Ask at the property.
Mihai L
March 4, 2018|
Response from Ilyana86 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, from what I know the Palace and garden doesn't have a website. So an option would be to visit Balchik and get all the details on site
Ioana B
August 12, 2017|
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Response from Horia D | Reviewed this property |
Not all around, just a part, mainly the upper part. For the bottom part, near the sea, you have to take the stairs.