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Bulgaria Historical Landmarks

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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
Buzludzha Monument

Buzludzha Monument

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 »

  • Location: Stara Zagora Region
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
The Old Town of Sozopol

The Old Town of Sozopol

The Old Town of Sozopol is an architectural reserve and the most popular tourist destination on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Sozopol is considered the oldest Bulgarian town on the seaside and remain ...more »

  • Location: Sozopol
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo

Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo

The Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo (Ivanovskite Skalni Tsarkvi) is a medieval monastic complex cut in the mountain rocks 20 km south of Ruse near the village of Ivanovo. About 20 churches, chapels and ...more »

  • Location: Ruse Region
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
  • Tel: + 359 82 825002
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 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
Madara Horseman

Madara Horseman

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 »

  • Location: Varna Region
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
  • Tel: + 359 5313 2095
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

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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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