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Bulgaria Historical Landmarks

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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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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

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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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