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Stone Forest, Varna

Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
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. Stone Forest is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Varna Edition.
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  • Big area, quite a lot different stones to see. You get a short brief before you start walk. It costs 3 lev. Very nice place! 
  • The place is really unusual and mystical, but a considerable share of this Unusual set ourselves are Bulgarians, I think ...)) Yes, under certain lighting conditions and in rare moments (early in the morning or before closing) when no excursions there's serenity and concentration, good to wander and be in this silence, to think, to dream. The desire to think ...)))
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  • stones of all shapes in a sort of "mini desert" with the forest next! very easy to access in stop! 3 got up the entrance. super nice to spend an afternoon :) take the picnic!
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  • Different and unique. But I have seen more impressive stones in Cappadocia, Turkey and the White Desert, Egypt. But still if you have time, it's worth the trip and it's a high energy center. Additonally, public transpo (Bus 43 from Varna) is doable. Then walk just 30 minutes more amd follow sign.
  • Magical place! Real natural phenomenon. It's near the city of Varna, has a parking place. There is an option to hire a guide as well that can explain in details the history and magic of this beautiful place.
  • This is a magic place, full of cosmic energy and ancient spirit
  • Interesting place to visit right outside of Varna
  • Such a great place, really takes you back in time.
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