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Stone Forest, Varna

4.2
Ruin · Tourist Spot
At Stone Forest, see natural rock formations resembling animals, frozen fountains, or cascades.The stone formations--mainly between 5 and 7 m (16 and 23 ft) high--do not have solid foundations, but are hollow and filled with sand. It seems as though the pillars are stuck into the surrounding sand. The prevailing theory is that this petrified forest was formed some 50 million years ago while it was still a part of the sea floor. Take a look at our Varna day trip tool to schedule your visit to Stone Forest and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This place is amazing! Cheap entry free & well worth it. There are information board inside the shop/ticket booth in a number of languages, and on the back of the tickets are stone symbols...  more »
  • Extremely interesting place that is worth visiting if you are in Varna. The stones are natural geological formations, and are not made by human hands  more »
  • Looking for something to do when you are bored or the weather is not that good for a beach day? Take a trip to this beautiful place and see what Nature can do. Went with my two boys, 10 and 3, and...  more »
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  • Well worth a visit if you happen to be around. Aim to be there about an hour before sunset as the pillars will be most photogenic. There is a small entrance fee of 3 leva. Ignore the talk of "energies", and "one of a kind" of the guy at the ticket booth. Just enjoy the unusual formations.😉
  • Magnificent place created by nature. Stone formations are more than 50 million years old. If you have time visit this place. There is like a kind of magic in the air.
  • It is a bunch of funky geological stone formations. Nice stroll. Use the car park, not the side of the busy road. Can be very hot in summer.
  • Big rocks that once were a ancient forest. Never seen anything like it. I think we paid around 2€. A road is crossing the forest and only one side (the more interesting one of course) needs to be paid
  • I think here is a fake touristic place. There is nothing to see. I see many many many places more exciting to be called as stone forest. It is a time and money loose to go there. It is funny there is a ticket office. They want money for looking a rock.

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