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Bulgaria Historical Landmarks

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Tsarevets fortress

Tsarevets fortress

Tsarevets fortress is probably one of the most widely visited historical sites in Bulgaria. The hill on which it was built is the closest to the center of the modern city of Veliko Tarnovo. ...more »

  • Location: Veliko Tarnovo
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
Asen's Fortress

Asen's Fortress

Asen's Fortress is a medieval fortress and a solemn reminder of Bulgaria's glorious past. It is located 20 km from Plovdiv and about 150 km from Sofia. Asen's fortress was built on a steep rocky hill ...more »

  • Location: Plovdiv Region
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
Ovech Fortress

Ovech Fortress

Ovech is a stone fortress the remains of which still stand on a ship-shaped plateau east of Provadiya, some 53 km west of Varna and 410 km east of Sofia. The fortress can be reached both by car ... ...more »

  • Location: Varna Region
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
  • Tel: + 359 51 842 033
Tsari Mali Grad

Tsari Mali Grad

Tsari Mali Grad is a cultural and historical complex located in Belchin village, near Samokov. It is built on top of a hill, known as Sveti Spas (St Spas) mount, which carries the ancient history, myt ...more »

  • Location: Sofia Region
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
The Kazanlak Tomb

The Kazanlak Tomb

The Kazanlak tomb is located on the outskirts of Kazanlak, the capital of the Rose Valley of Bulgaria. Kazanlak is on the 'Podbalkanskata' line from Sofia to Burgas therefore can be easily... ...more »

  • Location: Kazanluk
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
  • Tel: + 359 431 6 47 50
Zheravna village

Zheravna village

Zheravna is a beautiful mountain village and architectural reserve, located some 20 minutes drive off the highway to the sea (Burgas). There are more than 200 old houses (preserved and restored) datin ...more »

  • Location: Zheravna
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
The Holy City of Perperikon

The Holy City of Perperikon

Perperikon (also known as the Holy City) is a special site in the Eastern Rhodope mountains which for thousands of years has been used by people as a place to worship their god(s). Regardless of ... ...more »

  • Location: Plovdiv Region
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
  • Tel: + 359 361 63580
Koprivshtitsa

Koprivshtitsa

Koprivshtitsa is a beautiful mountain town situated in the heart of Sredna Gora mountain. It is an architectural and historical reserve conveniently located between Sofia (110 km) and Plovdiv (90 km). ...more »

  • Location: Koprivshtitsa
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
Baba Vida Fortress

Baba Vida Fortress

Baba Vida fortress is probably the best preserved and reconstructed medieval castle in Bulgaria. It is located on the Danube river in Vidin, a beautiful town in the northwest of the country, 200 km... ...more »

  • Location: Sofia Region
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
  • Tel: + 359 94 601705
The Old Town of Kotel

The Old Town of Kotel

The Old Town of Kotel is a picturesque architectural reserve situated on the outskirts of the mountain town of Kotel. Kotel is an emblematic place for the Bulgarians - it is a symbol of the Bulgarian ...more »

  • Location: Kotel
  • Type: Historical Landmarks

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Our Local Experts say:

Bulgaria is a land with rich history and traditions. There are many historical landmarks scattered all over the country and dating back to ancient times, the Middle Ages, the recent past socialist period and up to nowadays modern times.



Neolithic dwellings, Thracian tombs and Roman baths, medieval fortresses, memorials and socialist monuments... there is a lot to see and learn about if you are interested in history. Just review our list and pick.

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