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Madara Rider

Madara Town, Shumen 9971, Bulgaria
+359 53 132 095
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Madara Rider

Very authentic and ancient place , recommend this location 👍 very green and superb nature , no... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ozan K
via mobile
wow

This is something which cannot be seen in other countries, despite the lack of clear evidences who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dimitar G
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“the cliff” (7 reviews)
“old fortress” (4 reviews)
“on the rocks” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Madara Town, Shumen 9971, Bulgaria
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+359 53 132 095
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"the cliff"
in 7 reviews
"old fortress"
in 4 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful nature"
in 3 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 4 reviews
"pagan temple"
in 2 reviews
"across the street"
in 2 reviews
"world heritage list"
in 2 reviews
"bulgarian history"
in 3 reviews
"guided tour"
in 2 reviews
"caves"
in 24 reviews
"relief"
in 8 reviews
"horseman"
in 13 reviews
"sanctuary"
in 6 reviews
"symbol"
in 6 reviews
"dog"
in 5 reviews
"stone"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very authentic and ancient place , recommend this location 👍 very green and superb nature , no humidity if u visit in summer time

Thank Ozan K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is something which cannot be seen in other countries, despite the lack of clear evidences who made the rock carvings, they are amazing and breathtaking. definitely worth to be visited and to be presented. the place has a lot of history

Thank Dimitar G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Madara rider is a part of many other things,which can you see in this complex. If you want to see the rider clearly,it is better to visit this place in the afternoon. It is quite interesting (but much more interesting is f.ex. Decebal statue carved...More

Thank Legaga
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Significant monumental complex from the First Bulgarian Kingdom. Along with the fortress it forms a remarkable complex that must be seen if you are in the area.

Thank Jan V
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

How did they do this carving in the middle of the stone mountain...remains a mystery. Worth coming to the site...need to climb up 200 steps to get there...so be prepared. Go to this and the Communist site in Shumen to get a great contrast.

Thank Gil M
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

My wife and I visited the famous rock carving at Madara, which is located about 15km from Shuman during a 10-day holiday in Bulgaria. There was a BGN 5 pp entry fee and then a climb up a hundred yards of steps to the cliff...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is a nice place to view and to walk. We climbed all the stairs in order to have a nice panorama and see the old fortress.

Thank Bogdan B
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Not in the city but some distance from the centre. If you have time to spare you can visit but not worth for tight scheduled visits. The area is beautiful but the barely visible thing itself is a shape carved upon a stone but nothing...More

Thank IsayBistra
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a place with many faces. There is ancient pagan temple, caves, cave church, a sequoia tree planted from the last Bulgarian tsar in 1937, a horseman engraved in the rocks from 1200 years ago and a solid castle in the sky. For me...More

Thank Lubomir S
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

It's a unique place, full of energy and peace at the same time. It's one of its kind because a rock relief like this can be seen only in one other place on Earthq somewhere in the Middle East, and nowhere else in Europe but...More

Thank gergana g
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