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“fortress”(15 reviews)
“funicular”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Belchin, Belchin 2025, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

went their with my mum and 2 of her colleagues it was a nice walk int he forst until we get to the fortress very beautiful area suitable for younger kids as well the toielts however are just discusting

1  Thank olga_kolina
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Nice place to visit for a half day excursion. From Sofia, it takes about 40-60 minutes to get there. It is a restored Bulgarian fortress, that is an important part of Bulgarian history. Although the restoration works aren't very good because they do not look...More

Thank ilitty
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This place is very interesting. It is nearby Sofia and you have to see it. The forest is beautiful. Tsari Mali Grad is very historical place

Thank Berg S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Spend an hour and make a lot of pictures in this amazing forest, recently renovated and make as a museum part, not far a

Thank maxbehar
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

A Wonderful Fortess in Belchin. A real monument of the Bulgarian history. Going back to the time of the Thracians and the Romans. You can enjoy that historic Fortress. Next to it there is a mineral sorce with nice hotel and restorant NOT FAR FROM...More

1  Thank Iv P
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This recetly renovated medieval fortress is located only 60 km from Sofia. There are funicular railway to get up to the hill and on the top is breathtaking view. You could see old knight armor and defensive towers. Behind fortress there are beautifull place for...More

1  Thank Zhivko_Zhelyazkov
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Nothing extraordinary, but it is a good hiking opportunity, combined with and old fortress to be observed, along with a good peace of the ancient history, summarizing the ancient live stories.

Thank Todorov229
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Horse riding and sightseeing. The fortress is interesting, has a lot of historical details. The lift never works, so be prepared for a walk uphill of 2 km,

1  Thank Helen O
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We expected more from Tsari Mali Grad, to be frank. The most interesting thing were the maps with Thracian geometrical calculations of the locations of the temples. This has to be seen. Aside from it, not that impressing.

Thank K_P3033
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Very successful project where you can enjoy the modern way of doing tourism. The place is really nice, you can pass by the mineral springs around the village as well. The fortress itself is very interesting - you can enjoy the recorded on a headset...More

2  Thank Borislava S
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