Monday, 20 August 2018

Bulgaria Tour | Best places to visit in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a Balkan country of Eastern Europe, located along the coastline of Black Sea. It is surrounded by iconic mountainous of Balkan, Rila, Pirin, and Rhodope which make a perfect backdrop for the traditional towns of Bulgaria. This country has a rich cultural heritage and the mountains are a naturalist and perfect for hiker’s. This is also a cultural melting point with Slavic, Ottoman, Greek and Persian influences. Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria which dating to the 5th century B.C. The pristine sandy beaches along the Black Sea Coast and town resorts attract lots of foreign and domestic tourists.

Sofia Bulgaria cathedral
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Sofia
Sofia is a capital of Bulgaria, located at the west of the country, at the foot of Vitosha Mountain. The city has more than 2,000 years history, including the culture of Greek, Roman, Ottoman and Soviet. The city center is packed with ruins and historical landmarks, like 13th century medieval Boyana Church, 4th century St. George Rotunda church which was built by Romans and 10th century Ottoman decoration remind the countries long history. This city has many galleries, museums, well maintained gardens, hiking areas and incredible surrounding lakes. If you visit Bulgaria, don't forget to see this beautiful city, Sofia.

"Regional Ethnographic Museum, Plovdiv" (CC BY 2.0) by Klearchos Kapoutsis
Plovdiv
Plovdiv is ancient city located around 7 hills in southern Bulgaria. In this city of Bulgaria visitors can see the countless historical landmarks, like The Regional Archaeological Museum, The Roman-era Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis, Roman Amphitheater which runs lots of event regularly and several churches. The traditional wineries also a main attraction to this city, which you can find in all over the city and the surrounding area. Bulgarians peoples feel very proud to their wine making capabilities. The city located in seven hills is surrounded by the Balkan Mountains and Rhodope mountain range, now it become a favorite place for travelers to hiking and roaming around.

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Rila Monastery
Rila Monastery is the Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, it is the largest Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria, based in the stunning Rila mountains. It was founded by St. John of Rila in 10th century, lots of tourist come to visit this place every year. It has played an important role in protecting Bulgarian culture since the library holds around 250 manuscripts from the 11th century to the 19th century. The architecture of this place is influenced by black and white arches, wooden staircases, large iron gates and paintings decorate the walls

"Nessebar, Bulgaria" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Sergey Galyonkin
Nesebar
Nessebar is a sea surrounded town in Burgas Province of Bulgaria. The ancient part of town is based on a island which linked to the mainland by cobbled streets. The many remained churches are mostly in ruins, the 5th-century St. Sofia Church has stone columns and large arched windows. The 11th-century St. Stephen church is a home of hundreds of mural paintings. it is also a most popular coastal resort destination, because of It’s impressive sunny beaches.

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Varna
Varna is a third largest city in Bulgaria, based at the seaside of Black Sea, next to the coastal resorts of Golden Sands, Albena and St. Konstantin. It is featuring the world’s oldest gold, because the 6,000 year old Thracian jewelry founded in a necropolis, which displayed inside the Archaeological Museum with Greek, Roman and Ottoman antiquities. Roman Baths are main attraction in varna, which are the largest in Bulgaria. Other attractions, like the Baroque Opera House, the Cathedral of the Assumption, stunning beaches, seaside restaurants and bars, adventure sports and loungers. Here you can also enjoy Shopping and world class spa treatments.

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Bansko

"Veliko Tarnovo , Bulgaria" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Balcon del Mundo

Veliko Tarnovo

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Sozopol

"Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Balcon del Mundo
Koprivshtitsa

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Burgas

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