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Kaliakra (Bulgarian)

Kaliakra (Bulgarian)

Cape Kaliakra (Bulgarian: Нос Калиакра) is located 60km north of Varna; Bulgaria’s ‘Summer Capital’. Offering a strategic vantage point over the Black Sea, the cape has seen a long history of fortifications; occupied successively by the Thracians, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Bulgarians, the Ottoman 

Aleksandr Nevski Katedrali (Bulgarian)

Aleksandr Nevski Katedrali (Bulgarian)

Aleksandr Nevski Cathedral (Bulgarian: Храм-паметник “Свети Александър Невски”, Hram-pametnik “Sveti Aleksandar Nevski”) The Bulgarian capital is the Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in Sofia. Built in Neo-Byzantine architecture, the cathedral is home to the Bulgarian patriarchate and is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in the 

Riva Monastery (Bulgarian)

Riva Monastery (Bulgarian)

Rilal St. Ivan Monastery or Rila Monastery (Bulgarian: Рилски манастир, Rilski monastery) is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. It is located in the Rila Monastery Natural Park at an altitude of 1,147 meters above sea level, in the valley of 

Sveshtari Trak Mezarı (Bulgarian)

Sveshtari Trak Mezarı (Bulgarian)

Sveshtari Trak Tomb * UNESCO World Heritage sveshtaritumulus.jpg Entrance of the grave Country Bulgaria Cultural Type Criteria i, iii reference 359 Region ** Europe and North America Registration information Registration 1985 (9th Session) * World Heritage official list. ** UNESCO official classification. Sveshtari Trak Tomb 

Madara Süvarisi (Bulgarian)

Madara Süvarisi (Bulgarian)

IX. Madara Binicisi ‘, Madara Akıncısı or Madara Süvarisi [1] (Bulgarian: Мадарски конник, Madarski konnik), which was built by Omurtag Han (814-831) in the name of his father Krum Han (803-814) , Near the town of Madadara; 80 m. It covers an area of 40 

Devil’s Throat Cave (Bulgarian)

Devil’s Throat Cave (Bulgarian)

Located in the Western Rhodopes of Bulgaria, Devil’s Throat Cave is a popular attraction for tourists, spelunkers, and photographers as a subterranean paradise. Enormous and slightly malevolent, the cave descends straight in the depths of hell, with the waters of the Trigrad River plunging 137 ft. into “The 

Ivan Vazov National Theatre(Bulgarian)

Ivan Vazov National Theatre(Bulgarian)

The “Ivan Vazov” National Theatre is Bulgaria’s biggest theatre, as well as the oldest and most stand out and most imposing theatre in the country. This theatre is one of the major landmarks in Sofia due to its prime location and grandiose architecture. The National 

Belogradchik Fortress (Bulgarian)

Belogradchik Fortress (Bulgarian)

Historians believe it happened in the time of the Roman Empire. The Romans were clever enough to choose a site where there was almost no need to build. The natural rocky landscape meant that walls from only two sides had to be built – from the 

Aladzha Monastery (Bulgarian)

Aladzha Monastery (Bulgarian)

Aladzha Monastery is the most famous medieval cave monastery on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. It was inhabited by hermit monks during the XIII- XIV centuries. It was in the end of XIX century when the founders of the Bulgarian archaeology- Shkorpil brothers, Karel and 

Perperikon (Bulgarian)

Perperikon (Bulgarian)

Perperikon, ancient Bulgarian language (Перперикон, Greek: Περπερικον) is an ancient Thracian city built on rocky hills at 470 m high in eastern Rhodopes, 15 km north of the city of Kardzhali [1] According to archaeological investigations, the first life traces in Perperikon 6 000 years