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Sights

Sights
Information about major tourist sights in Bulgaria.

Tryavna, the City with a Bridge

Nestled in the Tryavna River Valley in the central-north part of the country, surrounded by lush hills and mountains, and decorated with historic houses in the Bulgarian Renaissance style, Tryavna has preserved the spirit of bygone times.

Baba Vida

The castle fortress Baba Vida has long played an important role in history, and has been ruled by many famous rulers of the Bulgarian and Ottoman empires.

NDK, Where Sofia And Culture Collide

The National Palace of Culture (usually referred to as NDK) is the largest multi-functional complex in South-Eastern Europe. It was completed in 1985, and is often said to resemble a flying saucer.

National Museum of Natural History in Sofia

The National Museum of Natural History in Sofia is the among the oldest and richest natural history museums on the Balkan Peninsula. It was founded by Bulgaria's Prince Ferdinand in 1889.

Sveta Sofia Church

Sveta Sofia Church is one of the symbols of the city of Sofia, to which it lent its name back in the 14th century. The church is the second-oldest in the capital of Bulgaria.

In the Know: UNESCO (October 2009)

On the 22nd of September, long time Bulgarian diplomat Irina Bokova emerged from a hotly contested election as the new Secretary General of UNESCO.

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.

Kadin Bridge

Kadin Bridge spans the Struma river near the village of Nevestino in Southwestern Bulgaria.

The Seven Rila Lakes

The Seven Rila Lakes are the most famous lakes in Bulgaria. They are located at high altitude in the northwest part of the Rila Mountains, above Dupnitsa. The entire area is inside Rila National Park.

Peter and Paul Monastery

The Saints Peter and Paul Monastery is one of 14 monasteries established around Veliko Tarnovo during the era of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom.