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Belogradchik Fortress

Belogradchik, Bulgaria
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  • Average1%
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“rock formations” (16 reviews)
“river cruise” (4 reviews)
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Belogradchik, Bulgaria
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"rock formations"
in 16 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 5 reviews
"river cruise"
in 4 reviews
"grand canyon"
in 3 reviews
"amazing place"
in 6 reviews
"be careful"
in 6 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 5 reviews
"amazing views"
in 4 reviews
"take your time"
in 3 reviews
"roman empire"
in 3 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful pictures"
in 3 reviews
"guided tour"
in 4 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"any direction"
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"takes approx"
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"mobility issues"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow like a fairy tale. The only bad thing was the person at the desk - she was selling the tickets to the fortress - she was terrible in every way. VERY RUDE.

Thank natalie s
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We went to the Fortress as an excursion from our river cruise docked in Vidin. The tour was wrongly described as a hike, but as the coach parked right outside the Fortress gates, this was misleading. The lower ward is easily accessible to all, the...More

Thank Trevor N
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We came to Belogradchik for the fortress and was not a disappointment!! Everything was beautiful and worth the entry fee. So many great pictures we got...

Thank diamen56
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is an ancient fortress with magnificent views from the top. This does require a bit of walking and climbing about 160 steps up basically ladders. But the views are worth it and the history is thrilling.

Thank 10sJohn
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

This Roman turned Bulgarian turned Ottoman fortress, built around a magnificent volcanic series of columns (lacoliths if I recall my college geology) is worth a stop. Check out the really find fortress and climb the towers if you can. The final steps are very steep...More

Thank Playaman47
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Lovely drive and town. Excellent views from top of the nature made fortress Certainly worth a visit.

Thank j d
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Bring your Hiking Shoes as you will want to climb this place. What a natural wonder and a truly amazing place for a fortress. The views from up on top are amazing. The way the fortress uses the available rock formations is just crazy construction....More

Thank DonDory
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

This is one of the most well preserved medieval remains in Bulgaria. Situated on part of the famous Belogradchik rocks, the whole place looks enchanted. A lot of history is hidden here, so take a guided tour.

Thank Damjan D
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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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