Bulgaria

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Bulgaria - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Astronomical Observatory

    Observatory/Planetarium

    Just 100 meters from Belogradchik Fortress is the Astronomical Observatory which has three telescopes available for night sky viewing. Night...Read More

  • 2. Baba Vida Fortress

    Castle/Palace/Chateau

    On the banks of the Danube is this well-preserved medieval fortress, which dates back to the 10th century and was a defensive stronghold though...Read More

  • 3. Belogradchik Fortress

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    Parts of this well-preserved stronghold on the north slope of the Balkan date all the way back to when this area was part of the Roman Empire...Read More

  • 4. Belogradchik Rocks

    Mountain–Sight

    Running along the western slopes of the Balkans Mountains are these gorgeous rock formations, some of which stand more than 650 feet (200 m...Read More

  • 5. Magura Cave

    Cave

    One of the Europe's best preserved, post-Palaeolithic painted caves is located just 20 km (12.4 miles) from Belogradchik, near the small village...Read More

  • 6. Natural Science Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    Visit this small science museum before climbing the Belogradchik Rocks to get a better understanding of the region's natural history. The museum...Read More

  • 7. Tsarevets Fortress

    Castle/Palace/Chateau

    A stupendous structure, Tsarvets was the Second Bulgarian Empire's fortress from 1185 to 1393. The royal palaces were housed here, along with...Read More

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