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Stone Forest, Varna
(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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  • You need to see for sure. Unique and unusual. Natural masterpiece. Convey feelings difficult. Every visit is a new page, and all the amazing. Any change in the weather and lighting give rise to new and always unique scenery. Particularly impressive early morning and sunset.
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  • This is very nice stone forest. It is unique and interesting. The place is not big and you can walk by the stones and imagine some figures out of the stones. The kids loved to play with the sand. 
  • About 15 km outside of Varna.Seltsam shaped differently sized stone formations in the whole already impressive and worth seeing. Avoid because no shadows at high heat. Only for people without mobility problems you almost walk 2.5 km immerläuft in the loose sand, if one goes up in the last corner. If it is not loud you can observe different animals. At the entrance is a sales device for typical memory not for water, etc.. Caution if any valuables in the car leave the neighboring village with its own vehicle there is nationally known for its pickpockets.
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  • An interesting and spiritual place to go. But do not do that during a hot sunny day. You have been warned
  • A cool look at the unexplained stone forest outside Varna. Going early will allow you to walk around and take photos before too many tourists arrive.
  • 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.
  • Definitely a must see if by any chance u are passing by. One of the few natural desserts in Europe. Make sure to bring your stamp book for the 100 tourist destinations in Bulgaria.
  • Nature is funny - most of the places are usual but in some rear cases it has a lot to offer. This is the place!