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Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik

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Address: West of Town 2 km, Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
Phone Number: +359 57 925 29
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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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 May 2016
Trish H
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Madaba, Jordan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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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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Balchik, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

If you are a lover of simple things. Visit here during the summer months. A splendid modest little rural village with a few wonderful restaurants along the promenade, plus a few quaint little stalls. Locals only to glad to accommodate and let us relish in their crafty products. Wonderful. You spot the gypsies with donkey and carts on the roads.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Really beautifull, enjoyed all the time spent here. Good for a few hours of relaxing, nature, flowers and great view of the sea

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Walking in the magnificent garden, passing the spring with bamboo banks, the little waterfall and the stone villas scattered in the entire complex was an absolutely relaxing experience that is just so hard to find! Everything is well maintained and filled with joyful colors, the cactus greenhouse is a journey in a strange and fascinating world and the descent through... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

A must see when passing through Balchik, great view of gardens and Black Sea, need at least half a day (4 hours) to visit ALL of it (is huge) and taste Romanian and Bulgarian wine, Rose of Bulgaria cosmectics and so on

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This palace and the botanical garden gives us a glimpse into what royal life was back in the day and what was important for the then-owners. The gardens and the view are breath-taking and all the greenness and the fresh air will recharge your battery. Be sure to wear comfy shoes, the estate is quite big. Also, get paper tissues... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I went with my wife and parents, and they loved it. I was bored, but I don't like gardens. There is access to an amazing restaurant called Korona, with plenty seating and great views. Also in the gardens is a wine tasting venue, so maybe something for everyone.

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