Arbanasi is located on a rock tableland, 4 km from Veliko Tarnovo. Architectural reserve included in the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. Revival architecture from XVI-XVII century and make nature Arbanassi paradise for tourists. The village was founded in the XIV century. In the middle of the XVI century, the residents are provided tax relief against the obligation to guard the nearby passage. This leads to greater development.
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Boyana Church is located at the foot of Vitosha, Boyana district and is - remarkable monument of Bulgarian mediaeval painting. The murals are from 1259, with high artistic qualities. Donors Sevastokrator Kaloyan and his wife Desislava are presented in full length, the portraits of King Constantine and his wife Irina have all the details of time when there is no portrait painting in Europe. Cloister was renovated in 1987.
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|Horseman of the Madara
The Horseman of the Madara is located at the Archaeological Reserve "Madara", 1,5 km from the village of Madara, it is protected by UNESCO. The unique rock relief was carved at a height of 23 m. of vertical rock. In scale depicts a horseman, a dog and a lion, pierced with a copy. Around the figure are carved inscriptions. Image e Proto-Bulgarians, was depicted Khan Tervel in honor of the great victory over the Arabs near Constantinople.
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|National Park Pirin
Pirin National Park was established in 1962. The park was declared by UNESCO as a site for the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Edelweiss and wild goat are emblems of Pirin. The park is highlighted with alpine terrain, the highest peak Vihren has more than 180 glacial lakes. In its territory is reserves Bayuvi dupki, Djindjiritsa and Yulen, which will protect the natural forests of white and black fir. In the Red Book includes 113 species of plants and 42 animals, 130 species of medicinal plants. Annually the park is visited by around 16 000 people.
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Nesebar is one of the oldest cities in Europe. The ancient Thracian settlement Messambria is the second millennium BC. Since 510 BC. is the Greek city-colony Messembria with theater and the temple of the god Apollo. In 72 BC. it was occupied by the Romans. In 812 Khan Krum include in the city the borders of Bulgaria. Since XI century the Slav name used Mesebar or Nesebar. In Nesebar have been preserved many houses from the time of Bulgarian revival and the windmills.
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The Rila's monastery St. Ivan Rilski is 1147 m above sea level, and it is the most famous one in Bulgaria. It impresses with its size, the beautiful nature, the architecture, the mural paintings and its ancient history. It is rounded by the small mountain rivers Rilska and Drushlyavica. The biggest peak in the Rila - Musala is on 8 hours way. The complex is good develop tourist centre. There is a road to the monastery which is diverted from the road Sofia-Atina. A lot of tourist routes passes this place and even the international road E 4 Iberia-Alpine-Rila-Olimp.
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|Rock Monastery's in Ivanovo
The Rock monastery's in Ivanovo In ÕII-ÕIV c in the valley eremites have colonized. They have readjusted homes in suitable caves. They have been bringing entire monastery complexs. The churches are over 250. The rock monastery “St. Arhangel Mihail” he is one of the biggest religious and literaly centers in Bulgaria in XIII and XIV c. The murals are saved in nowadays.
The lake of Sreburna (Silver lake) is near Danube, 16 km from Silistra. It’s a main “bus stop" of the Via Pontiña - the road of the birds of passage between a North Europe and Central Africa. It’s Announces to reserve in 1948. The depth is between 1 and 3m, it is stick-in-the-mud with a cane. Plants are rarity for Europe Circumstances Of Sreburna are real edem to the feathery.
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|Thracian tomb in Kazanlak
The thracian tomb in Kazanlak was found in 1944. The monument dates back from the IV c. B.C., when the Thracian country with capital Sevtopolis was in its political, cultural and economical surplus. The tomb is the best preserved monument of the Thracian’s culture in Bulgaria. It is a typical dome tomb. It is in the South part of the tumulus and it is North to South orientated. It is famous all over the world because of its magnificent frescoes in the hall and the dome, one of the best preserved frescoes from the early Hellenic epoch.
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|Thracian tomb near Sveshtari
The Thracian tomb near Sveshtari was revealed in 1982, was a Thracian-Hellenistic tomb of the first half of III century BC This is the tomb of the ruler of Gath Dromichaetes built of smoothly worked stone blocks of soft limestone. It consists of a corridor and three square chambers. To one of the beds is facing facade sculpture of a miniature temple. The sanctification ritual of the king presented the semi-wall under the arch of the chamber. Prince on horseback, with two sword-bearers, it is against the goddess who brought him a golden crown, followed by four women with gifts.
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