I saw that the attraction is paid-Not true.It is free for the public. Now,You might have a tour guide,but it would still be far from those 250 leva. The Rider itself is damaged and eroded from ages that passed,but that makes it somehow even more impressive.
For everyone born in Bulgaria this is a very special place and also one of the symbols of Bulgaria. I would not recommend it to anyone that is not in perfect health however as there are many steps you need to take before you see the monument itself. I also recommend that you book a lecture/guided tour so that you... 更多
For some reason I imagined this one to be way bigger but it is all right. Rider itself however is not the best spot. The area is magic. Beautiful nature, ancient chapels in the caves and the rocks. It all makes Madara unique and special destination.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Madara Rider is a stone carving about 300 feet above the ground that depicts a knight spearing a lion. It dates back to the First Bulgarian Empire and was carved by a super brave dude between 700-800 c.e. Plan for a few hours to visit the rider, visit the pagan ruins, see the caves... 更多
Near Madara the most famous thing to visit is the medieval rock carving of the horseman. When you park your car near the ticket booth and have paid 3 leva for the entrance, it is a short climb of about 125 steps to the rock carving. After visiting this rock carving you can choose to go the right and visit... 更多
This landmark is a nice bit of ancient history, although they are not sure just what it is or who made it. The park is very nicely maintained. The trails are paved for the most part but certainly not wheelchair accessible. There are a lot of stairs so be advised that this may not be for those with limited mobility... 更多
If you are around just step by, and you will be nice charm from what your see at all. Be with friends or alone-no matter is it a quite good nature and history.