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Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik

West of Town 2 km, Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
+359 57 925 29
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“queen mary” (22 reviews)
West of Town 2 km, Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
+359 57 925 29
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Reviewed 2 days ago

spectacular place full with history. I understand now why Romanian's Queen Mary chose this place. Really clean and well maintained. Beautiful and colored garden.

Thank ecaterinahusariu
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place is located about half hour by car from Varna, so we took the first half of day to visit the Palace and Botanical gardens of Balchik. The only one negative thing to say is that the tickets to the Palace and to the...More

Thank GR_Family_Plus_3
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Regina Maria Palace is wonderful place for relax and walk. There many beautiful flowers in diferent seasons like roses. Most of the culture in the palace is saved and restored.

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Outstanding!!! The historical place with beautiful parks and flowers. I like so much this place ❤ 🌷🌹

Thank Maria D
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

It was over than expected so i can say i had a wonderful walk in the gardens! We were expecting a small garden but it is really nice,you should visit 'tenha yuva' also and 'queen's wine house',too. You need a couple hours for a detailed...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

If you come to Balchik, you should visit the Botanical Garden, Queen Maria Castle and Queens Winery, where they have unique wines with free tasting. Entry costs 8 + 6 Leva but it's worth all the money. It is superb - the gardens at the...More

Thank Firicel M
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The gardens and the castle are the main attractions in Balchik. The entrance ticket is 14leva(7 euros). You will find the largest cactus exhibition in Europe. Check out also the Queen's winery for free samples of melon brandy, rose wine and many more. Definetly check...More

Thank AndreiProcaru
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

If u have an isic card and/or if u are a student from Sofia University you can get discounts up to 90 %. The garden is huge and requires at least an hour to be experienced properly plus 30 more min for the Castle.

Thank Cveta P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It is a nice walk, up and down the stairs, in the middle of the gardens and waterfalls. The houses are not so impressive, specially the main Palace! 1 bedroom apartment is quite small to be called a palace. The public bathrooms weren't in a...More

1  Thank Jorge F
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Wanted to like this but have to be honest I hated it and wanted to go back to the Villa. It started at the Entrance the staff especially the security were so aggressive and rude, the afternoon started off bad. it's not very expensive I...More

Thank b0nb0n69
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Ioana B
12 August 2017|
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Response from Horia D | Reviewed this property |
Not all around, just a part, mainly the upper part. For the bottom part, near the sea, you have to take the stairs.
9 September 2016|
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Response from DSD1964Daniela | Reviewed this property |
It is about 15 km far (about 20 minutes by car) from your hotel. You can look at google.maps to see the routes. In summer, it is opened daily from 8:00 till 20:00.
30 July 2016|
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Response from Nataša A | Reviewed this property |
I have typos in answer: It is nice place for wedding. You can find more info at their web page. They call castle "dvoreca" so just add com and there is s page about weddings. "You can have both your church or civil... More