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.

St Sofia Church

The St Sofia (Sveta Sofia) Church is one of the oldest Christian temples in Bulgaria. At least 5 temples have stood here, annexed, transformed, destroyed, rebuilt and all wrapped up in mysticism. The

St George Rotunda Church

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


Koprivshtitsa is a beautiful mountain town situated in the heart of Sredna Gora mountain. It is an architectural and historical reserve conveniently located between Sofia (110 km) and Plovdiv (90 km).

Madara Horseman

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 ...

Zheravna village

Zheravna is a beautiful mountain village and architectural reserve, located some 20 minutes drive off the highway to the sea (Burgas). There are more than 200 old houses (preserved and restored) datin

Boyana Church

Located on the outskirts of the capital city lies Boyana Church, an old Medieval Orthodox Church, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and a living testimony of the Bulgarian contribution to Eur

Arbanasi Reserve

Arbanasi is a historical village and an architectural reserve, situated 5 km from Veliko Tarnovo. Unique medieval house and church architecture attracts numerous visitors every day throughout...