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An amazing site

A wonderful museum well kept & clean with ceramic icons. There is gold which is kept in a vault... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
swithun
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Andover, United Kingdom
Amazing place

this place is amazing mainly with the dramatism of the history, it can be presented, however... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Dimitar G
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Veliki Preslav, Veliki Preslav 9850, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

A wonderful museum well kept & clean with ceramic icons. There is gold which is kept in a vault room & so one needs to be escorted to see it. From the museum there is a vast & impressive site with the walls of the...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

this place is amazing mainly with the dramatism of the history, it can be presented, however, better to both Bulgarians and foreigner, the guides are extremely passive

Thank Dimitar G
Reviewed 2 June 2018

My wife and I visited the remains of the former Bulgarian capital located about 20km from Shuman during a 10-day holiday in Bulgaria. When we arrived in our rental car, we immediately decided that it was not worth buying an entry ticket, as it was...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Veliki Preslav was the capital of the First Bulgarian Empire from 893 to 972. It is interesting to wander in the archaeological park and imagine the grandeur of this medieval city. Unfortunately not much has remained from the palaces and churches. The ticket at 6Lv...More

Thank Emira T
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Well preserved complex of the ruins of second Bulgarian capital. Should be accompanied with visit to the Archeological museum, where one can see pottery, jewelery and the reconstruction of the city. Combined ticket for both sites is only 3€

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The old city of Veliki Preslav was once the glorious capital of the Bulgarian Empire in the middel age, about 9th century ("Golden Age"). Today, the remains of the vast city, palaces and churches can be visited. You can walk in the ruins and get...More

1  Thank MAPKYCHUK
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

It is a special site indeed. Stones of Veliki Preslav speak to visitors and surroundings take their breath away. It is crucial to wonder around this ruins and contemplate their past, it truly was one of the greatest cities in medieval Europe. Make sure you...More

Thank BalkanTurist
Reviewed 12 November 2015

For me, as a Bulgarian, I am proud of our history and this place has been our ancient capital when Bulgaria was an Empire! I wish it was better preserved, but the museum and the church are nice to visit.

1  Thank Lubomir S
Reviewed 6 May 2015

With Pliska the first capital of Bulgaria, Veliki Preslav was the second one from 893 to 972 and one of the most important cities of medieval Southeastern Europe. The fortress is surrounded by forested hills and if you visit it in spring, you'll have the...More

1  Thank AndreeaConstantin
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