Address: near Gradetz village
A unique custom takes place every year on the second day of Easter at the rock Albutin monastery. Near the village, Gradec in Vidin region every year on that day people gather to play the traditional Bulgarian dance horo to honor the dead. This must be played for the deceased who died between the past and the current Easter. If Read more...
Address: near Kostenetz
Less than an hour away from Sofia is one of the fortresses, which keeps one of the most glorious moments in Bulgarian history – the victory of Tsar Samuil over the Byzantine Emperor Basil II. The Trajan’s Gate near Kostenets today stands nearly 5 meters above the rock on which it was built in the 3rd century. Most of the Read more...
Address: Kokalyane Village
The Kokalyan Monastery is located very close to Sofia, in the village of Kokalyane in the mountain Plana. According to the legend, the monastery was built on the request of the Bulgarian tzar Samuel in the 11th century. The ruler of Bulgaria hunted on these lands and killed a deer. As the animal was dying it began to cry, and Read more...
Address: Stefanovo village
The village of Staro Stefanovo is declared an architectural reserve because of its preserved buildings from the Bulgarian Revival. Just next to the central square is the church of Stefanovo “Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God”, which is declared a monument of culture. The church was built at the end of the 19th century in the courtyard of Read more...
Address: Old town Varosha, Blagoevgrad
The church ch “Presentation of the Virgin Mary” in Blagoevgrad resembles the most famous Bulgarian monastery – Rila monastery. And this is no accident because, at the place where the temple in Varosha (the old town) is today, there was a convent of the Rila Monastery. The iconostasis inside the temple also resembles that of the Rila Monastery and it Read more...
Address: 5300 Gabrovo Center, Nikolaevska Str. 3
If you have not visited the Interactive Industry Museum in Gabrovo, we would advise you to do so at the first convenient occasion. It may sound boring, but we are sure the visit will make you laugh. Three virtual floors of the museum welcome you to a virtual guide. A beautiful lady dressed in typical clothes of the era will Read more...
Address: 6000 Stara Zagora center
The museum of religions in Stara Zagora is a unique place for many reasons. First, the building of the old mosque, which today is visited the museum is the only surviving building from the burning of the city during the Russian-Turkish War. Even more interesting is the fact that inside the mosque are kept the foundations of a medieval Christian Read more...
Address: 9850 Veliki Preslav
A unique golden heart over 1000 years old is discovered during excavations in the old Bulgarian capital Veliki Preslav. It is suspected that the rich dress belonged to Queen Marya – the wife of King Peter I ruled Bulgaria between 927 and 970 AD. The jewel is in 5 enamel colors – blue, green, cherry, white and ivory that are Read more...
Address: 4300 Karlovo, Vasil Levski Str.49
Buhalov Khan is located opposite of the temple “Virgin Mary” in a building from 19th century. At the inn has gathered the revolutionary committee founded by Vasil Levski. In the building was also founded the first temperance society. In it, traditional craftsmen show their skills throughout the year and offer hand-crafted items and souvenirs. You can buy painted silk scarfs, Read more...
Address: Artin Gidikov Str. 4, Old town Plovdiv
The unique bathroom in the house of the rich merchant from Plovdiv Stepan Hindliyan will be restored. It is the only one of its kind in Bulgaria bathroom made of marble and plaster. It was built with arches and a dome with holes through which the sunlight enters. It was founded on the principle of the Roman hypocaust. The bathroom was heated Read more...
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