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Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik

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Address: West of Town 2 km, Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 057 92529
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A piece of heaven

It is absolutely amazing. The palace and gardens are a pleasure to see. The garden resembles a bit with the one of Versailles. The best place to visit in Balchik .

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Vlad P
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is absolutely amazing. The palace and gardens are a pleasure to see. The garden resembles a bit with the one of Versailles. The best place to visit in Balchik .

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Sliven
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have any interest at all in gardens or horticulture this garden is well worth the visit. The grounds are lovely, with many different areas to visit within the garden. The cactus and succulent collection is incredibly extensive.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A nice place (the only place) to visit, but it will only take an hour or so. Finish by the sea, and find a nice bar.

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to walk and visit. First we went to the botanical garden, there is a huge exposition of cacti (cactus) and outside many plants and flowers. The palace of the queen was so interesting because it was so humble. You can choose to pay only for the botanical or only for the palace or both.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lovely place, on the shore of the Black Sea, a place where a Romanian Queen left her heart. Both the palace and the gardens are beautiful, and if you know the history will give you more insight on why a queen left her heart here.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the Lucian Boia's book about Balchik (in romanian) and seing the places that he describes in the book, I could see Queen Mary of Romania in these places and really understand her love for this place. The book helped me see what is beyond the present Palace. The tour is like a maze that guides you trough the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I discover that you cant choose what you want to see. Even if you want only palace or gardens, and even they put special prices for each of them, they oblidge you to pay and see both of it. That seems to me a fraud. But the park is divine!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to see and lots of nooks and crannies to enjoy. Amazing cacti collection. Much better than I expected.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place , full of vegetation, with wonderful corners and views, beautifully mantained. You când see streams and whaterfalls everywhere, nice flowers and trees. And also to see the sea close tot the mansion. You can buy there a very delicious wine ( Quine wine) with grapes, plums and honey. The castel( mansion)it is simple and nice, with good... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank goodness it was not too hot, otherwise a really good garden to explore. Good history and information given in Bulgarian, Russian and English . Good value especially for children under 18 years

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