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Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari

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definitely worth a visit

To reach this necropolis you have to drive in a country road, as the site is not near a big city... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Milan, Italy

I was truly fascinated from this attraction. It is a mix between modernist and ancient authentic... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Aleksandar S
Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

To reach this necropolis you have to drive in a country road, as the site is not near a big city, so you have to go there. But this place definitely deserves a visit. The king's tomb is air-conditioned and the time of the visit...More

Thank guduains
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I was truly fascinated from this attraction. It is a mix between modernist and ancient authentic Tomb. It's is one of the most impressive tombs in Bulgaria. It is located nearby Isperih town but you will need a car to reach the Tomb.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This site definitely adds to our visit of Bulgaria. The site is well preserved and is worth a visit, even if you have to reach it over bad roads and have to endure reckless drivers.

Thank HWajsberg
Reviewed 9 September 2016

An excellent English-speaking guide took us to three sites in the complex of ancient ruins. I highly recommend you get a guide. The Tomb of Sveshtari was breathtaking. The female caryatids are exquisite. The tomb is maintained at a constant temperature and humidity. The figures...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I was astonished by the professional conservation of the sight. The actual tomb is very impressive and majestic. The elements, the colours are all preserved very well. The guides are very professional. Definitely worth the visit. Just mind that it is a popular destination and...More

Thank EmiliaKaneva
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We visited here as family group and found it to be magical. To see tombs so well preserved and the feeling of what it must have been like to live back in those times was quite sereal. This is definately a place I would recommend...More

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I visited Sveshtari for the first time right after it was discovered.Even back then,before much of the infrastructure was built around it or even properly preserved,was stunning. How often in life do You get to see an actual bomb of the Tracian times?The architecture is...More

Thank Do T
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Amongst the 30 mounts in the area this mount was excavated and found to contain the tomb of a Sveshtari king and his wife; guarded by 6 horses. After the excavations were finished an artificial hill was built over the findings to preserve the site....More

Thank 77LuluE
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Somewhere on the road to Ruse, North of Bulgaria. Large forest. In the middle of nowhere. And, still, some signs. Unusual signs. A very well tended bed of lavender. Incredible green tiled brand new toilets. Just another Thracian tombstone ? "Thracian people is second largest...More

Thank corinne292
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The royal tomb and the two nearby tombs are wonders of human abilities. if you have any interest in ancient history, this site is a must see. I was particularly impressed by the efforts in place to preserve these remains of our past

Thank BrianBaity
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