Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik, Balchik

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#1 of 158 in Museums in Bulgaria
King Ferdinand of Romania commissioned Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik for his wife, Queen Marie, in 1926. Its architecture is a blend of Balkan and Asian styles. The main building's minaret tops a Christian chapel. The park's collection of large cactus species was the second of its kind in Europe and features flowers brought from various parts of the world. Other attractions include residential villas, a smoking hall, wine cellar, monastery, holy spring, water mill, and chapel. Movie director Francis Ford Coppola spent 11 days at the palace shooting scenes of “Youth Without Youth.” Arrange your visit to Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik and discover more family-friendly attractions in Balchik using our Balchik journey planning website .
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  • Beautiful place, nice and affordable hotels, the Botanical Garden and the hotel where amazing! You can have long walks. The beech is only one side of Bachik  more »
  • I didn't really expect it would be such a beautiful place. Although Queen Mary's Palace is nor very big or impressive, the garden itself is huge and beautiful, full of various plants as well as romant...  more »
  • Just great . It;s a must to visit. Belvedere point. A place with history, and peaceful views. A chilling place to visit in the summer.  more »
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