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Orlova Chuka Cave

Pepelina, Ruse 7000, Bulgaria
+359 88 600 3233
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Cold, cheap, interesting

We went there spontaneously in the afternoon, not many people. Tour was in English and Bulgarian. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Philipp G
via mobile
Interesting place, in a wonderful natural area

Satisfactory organized for group visit. However, we were 6 English speakers among a larger group... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Mihaela C
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Bucharest, Romania
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Pepelina, Ruse 7000, Bulgaria
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+359 88 600 3233
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there spontaneously in the afternoon, not many people. Tour was in English and Bulgarian. A bit short. 14°C always! 6lv for adults, 3 for student. No card, no Euro! Scenery around is beautiful!

Thank Philipp G
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Satisfactory organized for group visit. However, we were 6 English speakers among a larger group (about 20-25) ofBulgarians and the guide didn't explain almost anythig in English, except few words at the beginning of the visit. We had to follow the group for 45 minutes...More

Thank Mihaela C
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The Orlova Chuka cave is located on the Northern shore of the Cherni Lom river, about 45 km South of Ruse, and therefore, South of the Danube river. It lies about 3 km from the town of Pepelina, the closest settlement to the caves. The...More

Thank Gabriel H
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Big cave, its very cold inside be sure to have some warm clothes even if you are visiting in the summer. The ticket is 6lv, the tours are hourly. The tour is in bulgarian but the guides speak other languages so probably you will understand...More

Thank Irma O
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Make sure to keep an extra clothing. We were the only people to go in our short and a thin t-shirt. :( Temperature drops to 16 maybe. Anyway its a good exp. People would have stayed here as home maybe long before.

Thank Jiff S
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Orlova Chuka cave is well worth the trip. If you have a car, it's easy enough to find. We didn't, so it was more difficult - in the end, we rented a car out of Ruse. We'd read mixed reviews about tours, but we arrived...More

Thank Jenn M
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The cave itself is very picturesque and interesting, but the main hero is the guide. The guy was singing to showcase the acoustic of the cave, telling interesting stories and facts, joking with us, reciting poems and playing "piano" on the rocks just to please...More

Thank Lubomir S
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The cave is beautiful, there are huge halls, narrow passes, lots of cave formations, but the best part was the way guide presented the cave. Strongly recommend. Be aware that the temperature is low at any time of year, so extra clothes will be needed...More

Thank Тодор Д
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

One of the most visited sightseeing place near Ruse. Beautiful view to Lom River. The guides are very funny, extremely kid-friendly and it is a pleasure to walk with then in the cave listening to their stories.

Thank Mariyana P
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a rare chance to visit a magnificent cave 15 km long, the second largest in Bulgaria. A tour guide accompanies groups of up to 15 people on an hourly basis, it is open officially from 9am to 5pm. We went on a Saturday...More

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