Address: Kazanlak, Tyulbe park
The Valley of the Thracian Kings near Kazanlak is still hiding its secrets from the past. It is assumed that the region has more than 1,500 Thracian burial mounds and at the time are studied only about 300. The most famous tomb is the one discovered in Kazanlak, which is located in the town park „Tyulbeto”. It is simply called Read more...
Melnik is the smallest town in Bulgaria, famous for its local red wine. You can visit there the museum of wine. The entrance fee is 3 leva /approximately 1,5 euro/. You can buy also a little bit more expensive ticket but with included wine wine-tasting in its prize. This fee also will allow you to try 3 sorts of red Read more...
Address: near Sopot
Anevsko Kale still stands today above the town of Sopot. It is one of the best-preserved fortresses of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom. A little-known fact is that it actually was Bulgarian capital. This happened under the rule of the local dignitaries Smilets, Voysil and Radoslav. They ruled the region during the fragmentation of the country into small independent areas in the Read more...
Perhaps the most mysterious and mystical Thracian temple is that in mound Ostrusha. It is dated from the mid-4th century BC. It consists of 6 rooms. The most impressive among them is the burial chamber. The tomb is robbed in antiquity and we don’t know even knowing who it was made for. The burial chamber is very interesting because of Read more...
Temple in mound Shushmanets is dated 4th century BC. It was robbed in the antiquity. Today we can’t admire the gold inside but can see another treasure – the architecture of the temple. In the middle of the antechamber of the tomb rises single Ionic columns, which is inclined like the tower of Pisa, succumbed to the weight of the Read more...
Address: Kabyle - old Thracian capital
Just a few minutes away from the “Trakia” highway on the way from Sofia to Burgas lays the ancient city of Kabyle. The town was established in the 2nd century BC on the hill of Zaichev vruh / The rabbits’ peak/. In 341st BC it was conquered by Philip of Macedonia. There are signs that it was visited also by Read more...
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