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Belogradchik, Bulgaria
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All reviews rock formations worth the climb river cruise amazing place worth the effort beautiful scenery be careful take your time roman empire roman times souvenir shops guided tour great place to visit grand canyon any direction takes approx mobility issues
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As a fortress or castle, Belogradchik is kind of plain. But the setting as it incorporates the soaring rock formation and overlooking many beautiful formations is outstanding! The high stones are made accessible through stairs. The signs are also interesting, describing one of the most...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice fortress close to belogradchik Rocks, well maintained. From the top you have a very good view on the rocks.

Thank Martine55
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I stopped here as part of a river cruise on the Danube. The rock formations are very impressive. The views from the top make the climb worthwhile.

Thank Marti324
Reviewed 9 September 2018

this is a combination of an old fortress and a phenomenon of the nature. recommended for a short visit, nothing exceptional, but still worth if one is close. the tourist information, however, is a disaster

Thank Dimitar G
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Full of history place. Hire a guide to tell you the story of the fortress and then just shoot couple of pictures on the rocks. Parking is available in front of the fortress.

Thank Tsvetomir T
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A lot of walking so a mountain bike might be better. However, superb views, peaceful, quiet, you can get lost in this amazing place.

Thank johnnyc2012
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Tthis was my favorite site that I visited on our Lower Danube river Cruise and I had never even heard of the place. This is not to be missed if you are in Bulgaria. The rock formations are incredible and the fortress walls are massive....More

Thank Arvid O
Reviewed 23 July 2018

There was no English guided tour when we visited the place, but there were informational panels. The place is so amazing and so unbelievable, you must visit it!

Thank Imola A
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Despite starting as a rainy day the weather picked up by time we arrived. The climb on the uneven surface and steps was really worth it, fantastic views and unusual rock formations. I recommend you buy something from the market stalls at the bottom, it’s...More

Thank waldorf53
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Belogradchik fortress is near the town of Belogradchik and is built in and amongst the famous “Belogradchik Rock” formations. It was built during Roman times, and the local rock formations make up much of the walls. There are several levels, and the walk up to...More

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Ann R
25 November 2017|
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Response from petyaatanasovaa | Reviewed this property |
If you're afraid of heights, don't go near the edges of the rocks, because they may freak you out. It is however totally worth it! The stairs are pretty steep, but are secured enough.
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Drakite
18 May 2017|
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Response from Joyce S | Reviewed this property |
I was on a cruise mini bus so unable to answer your question.
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Laila H
21 March 2017|
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Response from Clifford D | Reviewed this property |
The rocks are the fortress and surround the fortress. The parking is next to the entrance to the fort. Get a map or a topo-map to walk the rock formations. They cover a large area at different levels. When we visited the... More
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