The Rock Monastery of St. Dimitar Basarabovski, Bulgaria
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Bulgaria Historical Landmarks

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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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