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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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US$133.54*
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Varna Tour including Cape Kaliakra and Botanical Gardens of Balchik
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Do not miss the amazing rose gardens close to the seafront, the queen's villa, the wine tasting and cellar and of course the stellar collection of cactuses

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 June 2016
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Do not miss the amazing rose gardens close to the seafront, the queen's villa, the wine tasting and cellar and of course the stellar collection of cactuses

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

what a chace for people that lived next to Queen Maria a place for meditation and a place full of history

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

A wonderful place to spend time with you loved ones, great views and atmosphere. Maybe you should put more signs indicating where the Palace property begins, because we bought a ticket for the garden and after the long walk we had lunch in a restaurant and when we tried to go back a very, very rude woman with no badge... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

The garden is a great place to walk especially in spring and early summer. Whenever I'm in Balchik not miss the opportunity to visit and botanichskata garden. You will be able to enjoy the castle of Queen Maria and the small church near it.

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Ramnicu Valcea, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

The castle called 'Cuibul singuratic' (in Romanian language) has been built after First World War and is located in Balchik (Bulgaria, on Black See coast, 42 km North from Varna port), just on beach (note: Balchik is a small town in Bulgaria, but at that time has been part of Romania territory, as result of 2nd Balcanic war). All the... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We loved the lush gardens, colorful and abundant with plants, the water flowing through the entire complex, the flower perfume in the air and the general atmosphere carries you into a different time.

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Madaba, Jordan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Went to purchase tickets after long drive.. Only to see garden not castle first ticket booth sold me castle tickets only Than we went to go in they said oh you need garden tickets you need both to see castle since you go through garden we said we dont want castle just garden and they refused to change tickets ..... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Very enjoyable time spent in the gardens and palace of Queen Marie. A varied selection of trees and plants, loved the rose garden with the scent of the roses.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

This palace was build for Queen Marie of Romania (born Princess Marie of Edinburgh) in the 20's.She went here and liked the setting so much that she wanted a palace there with all the vineyard and gardens.The views are magnificent and also the botanical garden, that was incorporated around 40's.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

a great garden full of magnificent flowers and a great view to the sea side . beautiful opened gardens right to the sea coast .

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