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Krumovgrad – The Rhodopean Klondike

Krumovgrad is a small town in the Eastern Rhodopes. They call it ¨the Rhodopean Klondike¨ because of the gold mine in the city. Krumovgrad is the third largest in the district after Kardzhali and Momchilgrad. The town was named after the Bulgarian Khan Krum. Until 1934, the name of Krumovgrad was Koshu kawak, which comes…

Bulgarian Armed Forces Day

Every year on May 6th the Bulgarian Army celebrates its professional holiday. Traditionally, the holiday is celebrated with a military parade. The date was not chosen by accident, on May 6 the Orthodox Church celebrates St. George the Victorious. Why St. George The saint is a symbol of courage and faith. The legend tells how…

Sokolski Monastery has praised God’s generosity

· Sokolski Monastery "Uspenie Bogorodichno" near Gabrovo is a magical place with incredible beauty, where the non-terrestrial beauty of Balkan meets the heroic history and faith ·

In the area of ​​the monastery “Uspenie Bogorodichno” there are opportunities for different types of tourism – eco tourism, rural tourism, pilgrimage. The Sokolski Monastery is located at the end of the world where the Lord has poured out his generosity. Surrounded by mountain peaks, beech forests and mountain streams. The surrounding area is located…

Rila Monastery

Rila Monastery is a Bulgarian monastery, one of the most important cultural monuments in Bulgaria, a symbol of the country included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is located in Southwest Bulgaria, Kyustendil region, Rila municipality. It is located in the heart of the Rila Mountains, in the valley of the Rila River and…

Dryanovo Monastery

It is located in North Bulgaria 5 km southwest of the town of Dryanovo and 15 km from the town of Gabrovo. Next to it leads an asphalt road. It is served by the Bacho Kiro railway station, which until October 20, 1949, is called St. Archangel, on the Rousse-Momchilgrad railway line. History of Dryanovo…

Tryavna and Bozhentsi

· Renaissance is the time when Tryavna emerged as an economic and cultural center. A number of crafts such as carving and icon painting are being developed. ·

The town is a birthplace of celebrities such as Petko and Pencho Slaveykovi, Angel Kanchev. It is part of the 100 National Tourist Sites. If you want to explore the sights in Tryavna, you have to go around it all because they are everywhere. Tryavna As soon as you enter the city you will have…

Basilica of Elena

The pictures are from an interesting site from IV century. These are the ruins of Elena Basilica. The remains of it fall out over the area and impress with magnificent radiation to this day. It was surrounded by a fortress wall that watches from what liter to today. Early Christian Basilica of Elena is situated…

Chernichevo village

Chernichevo (Bulgarian: Черничево) is an old Bulgarian village situated in the Eastern part of Rhodope Mountains. Its original Bulgarian name is “Dunyata” (Bulgarian: Дунята). It lies on a region with an ancient history and rich past. Near the settlement there are seven dolmens from the time of the Thracians and ruins of a medieval fortress…