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Address: Pepelina, Ruse 7000, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 0886003233
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I have visited it several times and it remains beautiful and mystic

The cave is open from April 1st to November 1st every day from 9 to 17h including the weekends. Entrance fee is 6 BGN for adults and the tour takes about an hour. Each tour starts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
BORIME4KA
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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132 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The cave is open from April 1st to November 1st every day from 9 to 17h including the weekends. Entrance fee is 6 BGN for adults and the tour takes about an hour. Each tour starts at :00h so try being there at :30-:40h as you need time to buy tickets and climb lots of stairs. There is a good... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1. The guide is very smart and funny. He spoke in Bulgarian and French with us and often used some word in Romanian. 2. The temperature is 14•c constant so you might need to have a jacket. 3. The road is very good and clear. You have to reach Dve Mogili (30km from Ruse). From here to the cave you... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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47 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cave is very beautiful, quite young compared to the other caves in Bulgaria. The shapes inside of it are very beautiful and interesting. The guide was very funny and entertaining. Only downside are the very big groups, which enter the cave at one time.

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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here as a massive family group. There are approximately 130 steps down to the caves which are quite steep and I would not recommend for elderly or fragile visitors. Our guide spoke French so this was not particularly helpful because we were not aware when he was taking us through low areas requiring lots of bending. Overall though... More 

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Thank Victoria S
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

The cave is very good (entrance 8 Lev) and well worth five stars in itself. However, there is a guided tour (in Bulgarian) and whether it occurs or not seems to depend on how many people turn up. It is probably OK at weekends in summer, but it is risky to go there midweek. Fortunately, a few people turned up... More 

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Thank Ken N
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a very easy cave to get in and out of. Our guide was great! She was very knowledgeable and gave our family a wonderful and fun tour of the cave.

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Thank Wendy G
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The road to the cave is in good condition, the cave itself is located in Rusenki Lom canyon, a superb location. Is good illuminated, the entry fee is 6 BGN and the tours are guided. We waited around 30 minutes before entering. A lot of lizards are on the path to the cave. The guide was very helpful.The 2 of... More 

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Thank Gabriel G
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

This cave is near to ruse. A bit difficult to find and not easy to deal with the guide and receptionist which doesn't speak so good English. After this step you will enjoy this amazing huge caves. If you can do it one of the best cave ever.

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Thank Romain P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

It was a highlight of our trip to the Valley of the Thracian Kings. My kids ages 11 and 16 really enjoyed the experience. Unfortunately, the guide didn't speak English, though between Russian and bits of Romanian that he knew, he was trying to make us feel included. We saw bats and got to even touch one.

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Thank Juliana T
Ruse, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Orlova Chuka is the 2nd longest cave in Bulgaria. It is stunningly beautiful! There is even a heart-shaped hole on the ceiling on one spot ;o) There is one cave tunnel that is called Champs Elysees because it is so long and beautiful! Prepare yourself for mesmerizing cave views and structures!

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