A town dating to the middle ages famous as for its heroes and their suffering during the April uprising of 1876. The regional history museum is number 42 on the Bulgarian Tourist Union list of the Top 100 Tourist Sites in Bulgaria.



  1. […] The Defense of Perushtitsa (BG: Защитата на Перущица) is a large format painting illustrating real historical events which took place in the town of Perushtitsa during the April Uprising of 1876. It is the most important item and central exhibit in the permanent collection of the Perushtitsa History Museum. […]