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 »
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 »
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 »
Nicopolis ad Istrum is an ancient Roman city the remains of which can be seen just off the main E85 Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse Road. The closest settlement is the village of Nikyup, 3.5 km from the site. ...more »
Buzludzha monument has been rated as one of the world's most beautiful abandoned buildings. The flying saucer-shaped grand monument of the Communist Party bears boldly the Panta Rhei spirit and ... ...more »
The Madara Horseman or Madara Rider (Madarski Konnik in Bulgarian) is an impressive relief carved in a massive rock some 23 meters above the ground. It is the only one of its kind in Europe and ... ...more »
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 »
The Old Town of Plovdiv is a unique city within the city of Plovdiv with its own rhythm and lifestyle. The architectural reserve features archaeological sites, museums, art galleries, old houses and p ...more »
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 »
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 »
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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