Top 5 Cities To Visit In Bulgaria – Bulgaria is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, many of people say that it was made by God Jesus itself, that much beautiful it is. Most of the Bollywood films were shot in Bulgaria, So without any further delay let’s see the main places to visit in Bulgaria.
Bulgarian 80s pop is blaring out from the speakers in this cavernous, black-ceilinged space which houses dozens of gleaming, Soviet-era Ladas, Dacias, Trabants and other cars, all looking fresh from the factory floor, complete with strategically-placed mirrors proudly displaying their working engines.Yet this isn’t a film set.
2) Velico Tarnovo –
As one of the oldest cities in Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo is steeped in five thousand years of history. home to one of Europe’s grandest medieval monuments, the Tsaravets Fortress. If you have never been to Bulgaria before, this is certainly one of the country’s must-see destinations. What Veliko Tarnovo lacks in beach resorts and high-end shopping, it more than compensates in authenticity and beauty.
Veliko Tarnovo was built on three hills: Tsaravets, Trapezitsa, and Sveta Gora. Its attractive landscape has the Yantra River running through it. Brutally hot summers and freezing winters make spring and fall the best seasons to visit. Besides Tsaravets Fortress, Veliko Tarnovo contains orthodox churches, museums, and a charming old town paved with cobblestones.
Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria, but it’s not the type of capital filled with office buildings and skyscrapers. It’s the type of capital that places the highest importance on local culture and preserving its own history. The pace of life here is relaxed, and the residents of this city are happy and accommodating to visitors. The historical heart of Sofia is the Church of St. George, an early Christian red brick rotunda among the preserved ruins of the ancient Roman city of Serdica. Visit St. Alexandar Nevsky Cathedral, a massive and impressive Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral that serves as one of the symbols of Sofia.
Cross the Malashevska River to find yourself in the midst of Sofia’s largest flea market, where you can find everything from handmade clothing to antiques. Don’t miss out on free local walking tour to learn about the city, its history, and its sites.
4) Rila monastery
This is the grandest monastery in Bulgaria whose architectural and artistic magnificence have assigned it a worthy place in the List of World Culture and Natural Heritage under UNESCO protection since 1983. Founded in the 10th century, the monastery underwent several stages of construction. Its founder has been assumed to be St Ivan Rilski, a renowned Bulgarian hermit, and healer, protector of the Bulgarian people. Together with his disciples, he set up a monastic community making up the core of Rila Monastery.
Rebuilt, deserted, reduced to ashes by the Turks and built anew the monastery has been a witness and a symbol of the eventful Bulgarian history.
The city of Belogradchik is located in the northwestern part of Bulgaria, 55 kilometers away from Vidin, and 70 kilometers from Montana. It is picturesquely spread over the western part of the Stara Planina Mountain, in the southwestern foot of the Belogradchik garland, at 545m above sea level.
Belogradchik is one of the most attractive national tourism sites of Bulgaria. The unique nature and rich history inheritance are defined as one of the most interesting and wanted tourism attractions.
Landmarks: The main landmarks are the famous Belogradchik Rocks that surround the town and make it very charming. To the south of the town is located in the Belogradchik Fortress.