Attractions from Bulgaria


The Balkan Mountains

The Balkan Mountains, cutting their way through Bulgaria, stretch 600 km and the highest peak reaches over 2000 meters above sea level. The mountains are fit for longer excursions and can offer cultural experiences widely different from the touristy coast of the Black Sea.

The Rila Convent

-The famous convent of Bulgaria At 1147 metres above sea level, squeezed in between the mighty Rila Mountains you will find one of the most important tourist attractions of Bulgaria: the Rila Convent. For many years the enormous convent was the centre of religion and culture, and even today it is a unique experience. What first draws your attention is a huge fortification built to protect the treasures of the convent from the bandits of the area. But once you have entered the convent it is a totally different sight. The stone and wooden buildings are not nearly as heavy as the fortification, and a great court yard with a magnificent view of the surrounding peaks in addition to the peace and quiet of the place will surely make a visit to the convent hard to forget. Trips to the Rila Convent are arranged from most tourist centres.

The seaside cities, Sunny Beach and Golden Sands

-sun, sand, beach and sea the two seaside cities Zlátni pjásâci (Golden Sands) and Slâncev Brjag (Sunny Beach) are lands of milk and honey if you want a successful vacation at the beach in the company of the hot sun and a cold drink. The two cities attract lot of tourists which is obvious from the fact that the cities have English names.


A theatre from Antiquity

The amphitheatre of Plovdiv is the biggest ancient monument of Bulgaria. The theatre was built approximately in the fourth century and can hold an audience of 3000 people.

The historical towns gate of Sofia

Sofia's ancient town's gate dates back to the sixth century. The area around the town's gate is also worth a visit as you will nearby find the area of arts and crafts where several craftsmen put their crafts on display in their work shops.


The Aleksandâr Nevski Cathedral

-The sparkling symbol of Sofia. The magnificent Aleksandâr Nevski Cathedral with the golden domes is the symbol of Sofia. The cathedral is named after a Russian general and is the greatest of its kind at the Balkan. The huge building was finished in the mid 1920's and looks amazing both from the inside and the outside.

The Dimitrov Mausoleum

-a relic of the past The Dimitrov Mausoleum was built in six days and six nights directly after the death of the country's former party leader Georgi Dimitrov in 1949.The Mausoleum housed the embalmed body of Dimitrov until 1989, and even though the Mausoleum is not any longer used it is worth a visit for tourists who are interested in history.

The Palace of culture in Sofia

Sofia's huge Palace of Culture, built during the communism, was an attempt to create a place where the inhabitants could meet and engage in culture. And in contrast to many of the things created by communism this actually worked. The huge palace houses cafés, book shops bingo halls and much more.


The city of Varna

Varna is the biggest city but two of Bulgaria and holds a lot of history. Among others, here one of the oldest gold treasures of Europe was dug up. These years the city experiences a huge increase in population, therefore, modern blocks of flats are built everywhere in the old city. The biggest asset and source of income is without doubt the advantageous location at the Black Sea.

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