Cape Kaliakra, Dobrich

4.5
#1 of 12 in Beaches in Bulgaria
Watch dolphins, cormorants, and pinnipeds from the steep coast of Cape Kaliakra, where vertical cliffs reach 70 m (230 ft) down to the sea. This nature preserve features the remnants of fortified walls, a water main, baths, and a residence of the despot Dobrotitsa. At the entrance to the cape, see an obelisk called the Gate of the 40 Maidens. According to legend, the maidens tied their hair together and jumped into the sea to escape the Ottoman hordes. You can see the fortress that allegedly guarded the treasuries of Lyzimah, the successor to Alexander the Great. An archaeological park called Bulgarian Troy is on the big island in the nearby lake. Plan to visit Cape Kaliakra and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Dobrich attractions using our Dobrich online sightseeing planner.
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  • The nature, the view and the whole atmosphere at this place are unique. I have learned a lot about the history of this place - it is where back in 1912 the torpedo boat Drazki defeated the flagman of....  more »
  • I visited this place for the first time this summer. It is really beautiful. Everyone who wonders whether to go should not waste their time and do it.  more »

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