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Tsarevgrad Turnov - Sound and Light Show

Closed Now: 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Excellent show!

I had never been to such a Sound and Light show before, but I absolutely LOVED this one! Apart from... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
Нели Д
Really impressive indeed

I bought a ticket spontaneously but in the end, I was happy with my choice. Choreography was good... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2017
Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
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The show is an emblematic attraction for Veliko Tarnovo. Dramatic music, multicolor lights, lasers and chiming bells are synchronized in an unique way to depict the tumultuous history of Bulgaria. Created in 1985 by a Czech-Bulgarian team, the show...more
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Nikola Picolo Str 6 - 3d floor same level as the Cathedral | Office and panoramic terrace for watching the show. 3rd level behind the Cathedral, Veliko Tarnovo 5000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Sadly photos of the light show don't do it justice. I was staying in a local hostel which has a fabulous view of the light show from its terrace (Hikers Hostel) so was viewed from a distance rather than paying to get in. So firstly,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ticvt2, Director of Sales at Tsarevgrad Turnov - Sound and Light Show, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hello, we would like to clear a couple of things: - There is a reason why the spectacle is called Sound and light - if you thought that the lights are magnificient by themselves you have no idea what it is to experience the show...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018

I had never been to such a Sound and Light show before, but I absolutely LOVED this one! Apart from being a lovely sight, it also reflected the country's history, so if you get yourself acquainted, the theme will make much more sense. Maybe a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Нели Д
Reviewed May 11, 2018

We went to see the show with lots of expecations - several families with kids under 10, that must be fun! The light and sound coordination were good, but I would have expected at least some historical narrative to accompany it (especially when most of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

That was just AWESOME. I actually have never seen a light show before. Not only it was free, but the size of it. Whoa! I do hope to come back next year.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

I bought a ticket spontaneously but in the end, I was happy with my choice. Choreography was good, music really suggestive. It managed to impress the sheer size and scope of the fortress. But 20 leva is about as much as I can tolerate for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

It was one of a kind experience! I was truly mesmerized by the performance! The Sound and Light Show is a must see if you are visiting Veliko Tarnovo. I would most definately recommend it to all my friends. What`s more, I am deeply grateful...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth seeing. The choreography between the light and sound is stunning and extremely clever. This tops light shows in Hong Kong! A fantastic and truly memorable way to finish our trip to Bulgaria 😀

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lachrllo
Management response:Responded August 7, 2017

Dear customer, thank you for these kind words! We are extremely happy that you enjoyed the Sound and light spectacle. We hope that the pleasant and fond memories will bring you back to our beautiful city. Best Regards, Borislav.

Reviewed June 22, 2017

I saw the first show of the season and think it was mainly to test the lights as there was no sound and it wasn't really advertised. Watched from the restaurant at the edge of town which was a good choice and the show was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

This light show offers the visitor a view of Tsarevgrad Turnov that is completely different from the daytime archaeological tour of the site. It is worth watching the coloured effect of lighting as it brings to life the breadth and atmosphere of this historically significant...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Management response:Responded June 28, 2017

Dear customer, thank you for these kind words! It was a pleasure to help you discover in a different way our old and very beautiful Veliko Tarnovo. I don`t think the tickets are that expensive and as you said it yourself , the show "...More

Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Light was great but no sound was on. It would be great if the dates of the show was known in advanceMore

Date of experience: April 2017
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Management response:Responded May 2, 2017

Dear Violeta, Tsarevgrad Turnov - Sound and Light Show is a paid attraction. The only reason you haven`t heard the sound is you did not buy a ticket. The dates are published on our Facebook page and of course on the web site of soundandlight...More

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Response from Doozernomore |
Thank you I’d do but there were very few dates shown, I’m trying to find out so I know whether to book somewhere on the hillside to stay or somewhere in toe, thank you for your help.