National Astronomical Observatory of Rozhen

National Astronomical Observatory of Rozhen4.8 (96%) 15 votes The National Astronomical Observatory of Rozhen is located on the Rhodope peak of Rozhen, at an altitude of 1,750 meters, at a distance of 25 kilometers from the town of Smolyan. The observator...

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Shiroka laka Village – Architectural Reserve

Shiroka laka Village – Architectural Reserve5 (100%) 8 votes Shiroka laka Village is located in the Rhodopes, 23 km northeast of Smolyan and 16 km away from Pamporovo. The name of the village derives from the old Bulgarian word “laka” – curve,...

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Late Antique Necropolis in the village of Beden

Late Antique Necropolis in the village of Beden5 (100%) 5 votes The late antique necropolis is situated on the slope under the village of Golyama Chorkva in the area of the Rhodope village of Beden. In June 1963 during the construction of a warehouse for ...

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History Museum, town of Batak

History Museum, town of Batak5 (100%) 10 votes The History Museum in Batak was established in 1956. The museum complex covers the museum building, the historical ossuary church “St. Nedelya” and the Balinova and Sharova houses. The town of Batak is lo...

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Museum of History, Velingrad

Museum of History, VelingradRate this: The Velingrad History Museum was founded in 1952. It is located in Kamenitsa Housing Estate, right next to the Holy Trinity Church. One central place of interest there is the house where partisan Vela Peeva (1922 –...

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Village of Dolen – Architectural Reservation

Village of Dolen – Architectural Reservation4.9 (98.46%) 13 votes The village of Dolen is located in the western Rhodope mountains, about 26 kilometers from Gotse Delchev and 128 kilometers from the county town of Blagoevgrad. Dolen is an alpine vil...

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Village of Leshten

Village of Leshten4.6 (91.67%) 12 votes Leshten is located in the western Rhodope mountain, 8 kilometers from Garmen and about 15 kilometers from Gotse Delchev. Another two popular destinations for country tourism lie near – the architectural reservatio...

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Samuil’s Fortress

Samuil’s Fortress5 (100%) 1 vote The Samuil’s fortress is situated on the right bank of the Strumeshnitsa river, 16 kilometers west of the town of Petrich. At the end of the 10th and the beginning of the 11th century AD, when the Bulgarian Empire, hea...

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Neofit Rilski Museum, Bansko

Neofit Rilski Museum, Bansko5 (100%) 2 votes The House Museum of Neofit Rilski (1793 – 1881), the founder of secular education in Bulgaria and the first Bulgarian encyclopaedist, is situated next to the Holy Trinity Church in Bansko. The building is als...

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