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Stone Forest, Varna

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#2 of 10 in Historic Sites in Varna
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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  • I think people should not climb on these stones/structures. Some look as if they are fragile/damaged. I'm a little surprised that this is allowed. I hope there are signs.  more »
  • This place is not normal. Causes rather mixed feelings due to not neobjasnimosti the causes of this phenomenon. Many stones have their own names, which usually corresponds to their appearance. At the end of this "forest" has laid out the circle from the stones inside the traces of a fireplace. Suppose there are any ceremonial rituals. After visiting this place, remains some energy tide, with the feeling of peace and comfort.
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  • Pobiti Kamani is is a desert-like rock phenomenon.They`re located near by Varna.It can get there by the highway, there are signboards for the ramp. The desert consists of sand dunes and several groups...  more »
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  • Huge limestone pillars tower over you. Lizards crawl around your feet. It's really hard to believe you are still in Europe at this place. Surreal and a must visit when coming to Bulgaria! Free in winter season too!
  • A most interesting natural phenomenon. The staff speaks fluent english.
  • Great fun and interesting sights. A must see.
  • Were here in winter, no one around, cool view. Place for 30 slow walk, interesting for those who love photography
  • A desert in Europe? Yes - here in Bulgaria you can see a real desert with really interesting naturally made from stone columns. You have to pay 3 BGN to enter the main part. Easy reachable by car - 2 minutes from the highway.
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