Bulgaria Historical Landmarks

Bulgaria is a land with rich history and traditions. There are many historical landmarks scattered all over the country and dating back to ancient times, the Middle Ages, the recent past socialist period and up to nowadays modern times.

Neolithic dwellings, Thracian tombs and Roman baths, medieval fortresses, memorials and socialist monuments... there is a lot to see and learn about if you are interested in history. Just review our list and pick.

The Old Town of Lovech - Varosha

The Old Town of Lovech - Varosha Lovech, Bulgaria

Varosha is an architectural reserve that covers the Old Town of Lovech, 80 km from Veliko Tarnovo. As in most old towns, the streets are narrow and covered in cobblestone. The old buildings are a supe

Buzludzha Monument

Buzludzha Monument Stara-Zagora-Region, Bulgaria

Buzludzha monument has been rated as one of the world's most beautiful abandoned buildings. The flying saucer-shaped grand monument of the Communist Party bears boldly the Panta Rhei spirit and ...


Kovachevitsa Kovachevitsa, Bulgaria

Kovachevitsa is an architectural reserve located in the southwest of Bulgaria, some 220 km from Sofia and 22 km from Gotse Delchev. There is no direct public transport to Kovachevitsa - you can travel

Hisarya Reserve

Hisarya Reserve Hissar, Bulgaria

Hisarya Architectural Reserve is located on the territory of the town of Hisarya, a popular spa resort in the south of Bulgaria, only 44 km from Plovdiv and less than 2 hours drive from Sofia. The res

St George Rotunda Church

St George Rotunda Church Sofia, Bulgaria

St George Rotunda Church is the oldest architectural monument in Sofia and undoubtedly one of the most interesting. Some studies refer to it as the living illustration of the history of the Bulgarian

Ovech Fortress

Ovech Fortress Varna-Region, Bulgaria

Ovech is a stone fortress the remains of which still stand on a ship-shaped plateau east of Provadiya, some 53 km west of Varna and 410 km east of Sofia. The fortress can be reached both by car ...

The Holy City of Perperikon

The Holy City of Perperikon Plovdiv-Region, Bulgaria

Perperikon (also known as the Holy City) is a special site in the Eastern Rhodope mountains which for thousands of years has been used by people as a place to worship their god(s). Regardless of ...

Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo

Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo Ruse-Region, Bulgaria

The Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo (Ivanovskite Skalni Tsarkvi) is a medieval monastic complex cut in the mountain rocks 20 km south of Ruse near the village of Ivanovo. About 20 churches, chapels and

Madara Horseman

Madara Horseman Varna-Region, Bulgaria

The Madara Horseman or Madara Rider (Madarski Konnik in Bulgarian) is an impressive relief carved in a massive rock some 23 meters above the ground. It is the only one of its kind in Europe and ...

Tsarevets fortress

Tsarevets fortress Veliko-Tarnovo, Bulgaria

Tsarevets fortress is probably one of the most widely visited historical sites in Bulgaria. The hill on which it was built is the closest to the center of the modern city of Veliko Tarnovo.


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