These 20 Amazing Photos Will Make You Want to Visit Bulgaria

These 20 Amazing Photos Will Make You Want to Visit Bulgaria
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Located in the Southeastern Europe, Bulgaria is a country many of us want to visit. Good thing we gathered these 20 pictures that will make you visit Bulgaria.

Bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east, Bulgaria is Europe’s sixteenth largest country.

With the most commercial and cultural activities centered on the capital, and largest city, Sofia, Bulgaria is surely a country you must visit in your lifetime.

Added bonus, most of the young population speaks English really so you’ll probably do just fine in this gorgeous place!



You don’t have to take our word for it, these 20 amazing photos will definitely make you want to visit Bulgaria!

If you decide to visit, you’ll have plenty of things to see, from Prohodna Cave, also known as “The Eyes of God”, the 7 Rila Lakes, to the Belogradchik Rocks, and some beautiful places located right in the heart of Sofia, Bulgaria will make you feel like you are home.

The Eyes of God
The Eyes of God – Photo by Nikolay Staykov
If you don’t visit you’re missing out on views like this
7 Rila Lakes | These 20 Pictures Will Make You Visit Bulgaria
7 Rila Lakes Photo by bulgarian-woman.com
And landscapes that feel like they’ve been taken out of the Avatar movie!
Belogradchik Rocks
Belogradchik Rocks – Photo by bulgarian-woman.com

Its folk music is supposedly by far the most expensive traditional art. As you can see, Bulgaria has a lot to offer, and it would be a shame if you don’t visit.

The Sunsets are of epic proportions over Stonehenge-like landscapes!
these 20 amazing photos will make you want to visit bulgaria Pobiti Kamani photographed by Magdalena Ruseva
Pobiti Kamani photographed by Magdalena Ruseva
The churches are literally art pieces!




These 20 Pictures Will Make You Visit Bulgaria Rila Monastery
Rila Monastery
Most of the hotels look like this and offer gorgeous views!
These 20 Pictures Will Make You Visit Bulgaria hotel
Grifid Hotel Vistamar

But maybe these pictures can help you decide, or change your mind. Doesn’t matter how it is, I’m sure that by the end of this article you’ll want to book your next vacation there.

The country has several amazing castles scattered across its territory that have a slightly different look than anything you have seen so far!
Ravadinovo Castle bulgaria photos make you want to visit bulgaria
Ravadinovo Castle
In many parts you can witness a perfectly preserved life that has the sort of beauty that will always take your breath away!

“Bringing home the fire”

BRINGING HOME THE FIRE bulgaria
BRINGING HOME THE FIRE by Simon Damant
Even during cold winters the city of Plovdiv is warm and cozy!
These 20 Pictures Will Make You Visit Bulgaria
Plovdiv
In your travels you can get a glimpse of the old soul of this beautiful country!
Tsarevets fortress in Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria in fog
Tsarevets fortress in Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria in fog. Photography by the awesome team at hostelrocket.com
If you’re brave enough you can travel across the Devil’s Bridge
Autumn view with The Devil's Bridge, Bulgaria
Autumn view with The Devil’s Bridge, Bulgaria by photographer Jasmine_K

Oh, and let’s not forget about Bulgaria’s cuisine. Hmm, it looks delicious and depending where you are having it, with a view or not, the food will surely make you happier.

Imagine casually walking under this unreal architectural design by nature itself:
These 20 Pictures Will Make You Visit Bulgaria big hole ground
That big hole in the ground by Aurel Manea
This beach isn’t called “Golden Sands” for nothing..
Golden Sands Bulgaria
Places like the old town of Nessebar offer that narrow street experience and vibe you rarely get these days in bigger cities!
These 20 Pictures Will Make You Visit Bulgaria
Old town of Nessebar
Taking it all in, you wouldn’t expect Bulgaria to look like this!
These 20 Pictures Will Make You Visit Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo
Veliko Tarnovo
Bulgaria from above looks like a green heaven!
Shipka These 20 Pictures Will Make You Visit Bulgaria
Shipka, Bulgaria – Photography by Shipka Museum

Similar to those of other Balkan countries, Bulgarian cuisine demonstrates a strong Turkish and Greek influence so besides beautiful views you can expect delicious food.

Oriental dishes such as moussaka, gyuvech, and baklava are also present. Meat consumption is lower than the European average, given a notable preference for a large variety of salads.

For the Aluxers planning a trip to Bulgaria, you can rest assured they have several luxury villas and resorts that will make for an comfortable and memorable holiday!
These 20 Pictures Will Make You Visit Bulgaria Villa Gella luxury
Villa Gella offers an authentic but luxurious experience in the wilderness of the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria
There’s just something about Bulgaria’s lakes we can’t seem to get enough of!
Crystal Lake in National Park of Rila Mountains visit bulgaria photos
Crystal Lake in National Park of Rila Mountains
Although the beautiful landscapes are breathtaking, what will stick with you are the stories told by locals. That’s how you get to know what Bulgaria is all about:
Bulgarian local Photographed by Simon Damant
Bulgarian local sharpening a blade for field work Photographed by Simon Damant
Some of the locals will even share with you the legends that have been passed on from the elders:
A storm is brewing by Simon Damant
A storm is brewing by Simon Damant
At the end of the day it’s the raw wilderness that draws you in, captures you with its culture, keeps you attached with delicious food and old stories and embeds itself into your heart with the authenticity, sincerity and general welcoming of the people of Bulgaria!
Exploring the Raw side of Bulgaria Photographed by Andrey Andreev
Exploring the Raw side of Bulgaria Photographed by Andrey Andreev
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If you haven’t already make sure you add this gorgeous country to your travel list! We recommend you explore the country and not visit it as a tourist! Discover it with the aid of locals and you will definitely come back for it is filled with gems that have yet to be discovered by the general instagramer.

Remember to be a traveler not a tourist next time you’re in Bulgaria!

 

Author Gabriela N.

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