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Bulgaria Historical Landmarks

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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
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
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
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
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
Gradishte Historic Landscape Park

Gradishte Historic Landscape Park

Gradishteto is a locality, a historic landscape park in the Rhodope Mountains in the south of Bulgaria. Visitors can enjoy spectacular views, pleasant trails, and see the remains of an ancient Thracia ...more »

  • Location: Sofia
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
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
Nicopolis ad Istrum

Nicopolis ad Istrum

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 »

  • Location: Veliko Tarnovo Region
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
  • Tel: + 359 62 682 511
The Old Town of Plovdiv

The Old Town of Plovdiv

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 »

  • Location: Plovdiv
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
The Old Town of Lovech - Varosha

The Old Town of Lovech - Varosha

Varosha is an architectural reserve that covers the Old Town of Lovech, 80 km from Veliko Tarnovo. As in most old towns, the streets are narrow and covered in cobblestone. The old buildings are a supe ...more »

  • Location: Lovech
  • Type: Historical Landmarks
  • Tel: +359 68 601 399

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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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