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“fortress”(18 reviews)
“restoration”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Belchin 2025, Bulgaria
+359 88 661 4814
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great place to visit. There is an electronic devise retelling in English the History of the museum, the fortress and the chirch. The remainings are very well presented. Highly recommendable!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DrMariana F
Reviewed 1 December 2018

It was magical everything was covered in snow. We walked up the eco path, played on the brudge, enjoyed our walk around the fortress and The museums, everything was great UNTIL WE WENT INTO THE COFFEE SHOP, the woman was so rude it was unbelievable,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank deborahbulgaria
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

We visited it in the beginning of winter and everything was covered with fog. Even though it was charming and peaceful place. We took the path in the forest instead the elevator, it was very nice to walk there. The fortress is nice, the towersalso.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 917eleonoram
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank maxbehar
Reviewed 22 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

Date of experience: January 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2016
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.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Todorov229
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