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Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik

2 Km West Of Town, Balchik, Bulgaria
+359 57 925 29
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2 Km West Of Town, Balchik, Bulgaria
+359 57 925 29
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A must visit, not so much for the castle which is actually a villa but for the surroundings. Great garden, really well taken care of. Must also try the wine. Second visit here, would go again.

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We paid tickets to visit castle and it's surroundings 6 leva but at the entrance they didn't let us inside if we don't buy tickets for Bothanical garden too, another 8 leva. Why don't they put tickets for Castel + Bothanical garden 14 leva?!?!? Also...More

1  Thank Duta V
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The place is not suitable for baby strollers and is generally tough to get around. The scenes were medicore. Not worth visiting.

Thank YoTzZ
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

At the entrance they give you a map of the garden just to not get lost and to not miss all the important things. Price for one ticket is 14 leva, and includes access to the botanical garden and also for the palace. What architects...More

Thank Nineta C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I spent a day among the flowers, bloomingtrees, cactus and villas. Refreshing and relaxing. A rich colection of vines for tasting and purchase. Lots of suvenirs as paintings. you may encounter arts student painting or from horticulture studying.

Thank Mirela U
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The Palace is nice but the garden is beautiful! You will have 2 tickets - one forthe palace and one for the garden - but don't worry (there are 2 administration there). There was only one place really dirty there - the cave were Queen...More

1  Thank Petronela M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The summer residence of Queen Maria of Romania (1875-1938), build in Turkish stile in Balchik and the famous gardens were my target on 30th May. The residence is located on the sea shore, climbed on the hill and surrounded by rich tree piles and numerous...More

2  Thank Jean N
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We visited in the spring when the tulip and viola beds were in full bloom and we were not disappointed! The colours were stunning! The whole complex is impressive and goes on and on over several levels! If you go in from the bottom, you...More

Thank 187069Brenda
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Spend half of a day in summer or spring (whne is hot and sunny) in the Gardns. It's an amazing experience! the Castle is small but charming. A piece of history by Queen Mary of Romania.

Thank Flipendo
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We have been there in a cold day. We liked the gardens, the cactus garden, the views and the winery. The castel is quite small but nice.

Thank Daniela D
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Ioana B
12 August 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.
9 September 2016|
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Response from DSD1964Daniela | Reviewed this property |
It is about 15 km far (about 20 minutes by car) from your hotel. You can look at google.maps to see the routes. In summer, it is opened daily from 8:00 till 20:00.
30 July 2016|
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Response from Nataša A | Reviewed this property |
I have typos in answer: It is nice place for wedding. You can find more info at their web page. They call castle "dvoreca" so just add com and there is s page about weddings. "You can have both your church or civil... More