Saturday, February 16, 2019


Information about major tourist sights in Bulgaria.

Sliven Old Elm Named European Tree of the Year

The Old Elm in the center of Sliven is the overwhelming choice for European Tree of the Year 2014. In a Europe-wide poll, the venerable symbol of the city received 77,526 votes, the highest total ever for a winning tree.

Madara Rider

The Madara Rider (or Madara Horseman, BG: Мадарски Конник) is a medieval carved rock relief of a horse and rider with a lion underfoot and a dog and eagle for companions.
zheravna architecture

Zheravna: A Museum Town

Zheravna is a small architectural gem located in the southern foothills of the eastern Balkan Mountains, not far from the major artery connecting Sofia...

Elhovo Ethnographic Museum

The Ethnographic Museum in Elhovo preserves the history, culture and customs of Yambol district, with a special focus on the clothing and costume and embroidery of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Commonwealth War Cemeteries in Bulgaria

There are two British Commonwealth war cemeteries in Bulgaria, located in Sofia within the Sofia Central Cemetery, and at the Plovdiv Central Cemetery.

Vidin Picture Gallery

A collection of pictures from around Vidin, mostly buildings, monuments, churches.

Krakra Fortress

Krakra Fortress, also known as Pernik Fortress, is a large and ancient defensive installation high on a bluff in the southwest outskirts of Pernik.

Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is the second-largest church on the Balkan Peninsula after the Cathedral of Saint Sava in Belgrade, Serbia. It is located in the centre of Sofia, Bulgaria.

Kabile Archaeological Reserve

The ancient town of Kabile was inhabited between 2000 BCE and 700 CE, and became a Roman outpost at the end of the 1st century CE.

Shumen Fortress

Shumen Fortress is an ancient site perched on the edge of the Shumen plateau, number 94 on the Bulgarian Tourist Union list of the Top 100 Tourist Sites in Bulgaria.