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Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik

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Address: 2 km west of town, Balchik, Bulgaria
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Nice, beautifull place!

Nice, beautifull and quite place but a little bit expensive especially for local people! You can spend half even full day out there. Was a bit tight with parking.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, beautifull and quite place but a little bit expensive especially for local people! You can spend half even full day out there. Was a bit tight with parking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place from May to October. Different flowers during the year round. Outstanding view over the see. Perfect kept and maintain by the authorities. It's recommended to visit from up to down (important high difference).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Placed on a steep slope the garden offers an outstanding view over the sea. You will be amazed by the variety of plants and flowers you find here and also by the unique landscape. Also the small castle offers the site a romantic touch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a gorgeus place. At the begining I thought that it was a small place, but I was amazed how big it actualy is. It is kept in a perfect order, and at one point, you are able to see the sea. It is something you must see with your own eyes!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is a magnificent place. I could wonder around the garden for hours. It is truly a magical place. I didn't expect to see such beautiful arrangement. It is definitely one of top 10 must see places in Europe.

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Braselton, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Worth the entry fee there is much to see and do starting with small shops near the entrance setting the tone that it is different and special. the entire complex with the local flora is like a park. originally part of the palace which had a wine cellar, springs, monastery,chapel, several villas and a view of the sea. it was... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

entered via the sea entrance. they staff would only take cash even though they had card machine which makes me feel the staff were on the taketh girl by the wine tasting had her boyfriend there and was only interested in him. we had entrance to house (palace)and gardens. save your money don't go into the house. 3 rooms and... More 

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Constanta, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The place is just awasome! We were there in the spring, the flowers was amasing!The castle it was nice, but poor in artefacts.The gardens was just beautifulls, I hope I'll be back !

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Constanta, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The gardens were glorious with the colors of fall, and the combination of stone, greenery and water was calming, but I guess a lot of the calm was due to the out-of-season visit. The house seemed a bit neglected, and there was no access on the terrace. We took a walk along the shore, but were disappointed by the hotels... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We visited Balchik castle and gardens at the end of October. The stunning colours of autumn have charmed our view.

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