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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 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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Reviewed September 26, 2018

We wanted to see the gardens only and not the palace. When we got to the entrance the woman in the first ticket booth informed us that only a combi ticket at a fee of 12 lv p.P. was available and no individual tickets could...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dasreiseteam
Reviewed September 22, 2018

The garden is large and versatile including various different kind of parts. It was beautiful even in the middle of September and I can only imagine how beautiful it's during summer when roses are in their best. There is one entrance from the sea promenade...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OtS34
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

I had the extrodinary chance of staying at one of the garden's villas, and as if the chilly september mornings filled with bird songs, subtle sounds of the irrigation devices and dim, distant waves of the Black Sea weren't enough, seeing the palace itself was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

We visited the palace & gardens as part of an excursion. We visited the gardens first, these were beautiful & well maintained & preserved. There is a separate cactus garden full of different types of cactus. The gardens are very tranquil & offer a lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

It was amazing ! The garden is so beautiful and breathtaking! We had a great walk across the garden! I definitely recommend this place for a visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nevi81
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We would have visited the gardens more than once, but we didn't bother to do more that step inside the palace as heaving with people and very little to see inside. Unfortunately the two businesses work together and they are not allowed to give you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Lovely area and we were entertained on our private tour with cocktails and canopies. However, the Palace itself was pretty empty of paintings etc. Not what us Brits are used to in our grand houses. Apparently when the royal family left all their personal paintings...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anne O
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardens, a small palace next to the sea, interesting free wine tasting, overall ok for a half day visit.

Date of experience: September 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.