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Haskovo, Bulgaria

Evros, Greece
Church of Saint George
Church of Saint George

The newest and largest Christian temple in the village of Mineralni Bani built in 2006, the Church ...

village of Mineralni Bani
The Penyo Penev Town Library
The Penyo Penev Town Library

The Penyo Penev Town Library was opened on July 12, 1953. Initially, 5000 books of donations from ...

Dimitrovgrad
Rock tomb
Rock tomb

It is cut into an eroded rock at the foot of a slope. It consists of an anteroom, an entrance and a ...

village of Gorno Pole
Thracian complex at Chala Ridge in the Eastern Rhodopes

The religious cult complex of Thracian monuments (a fortress, a sanctuary, a necropolis) at the ...

village of Kralevo
Mound necropolis

In 1966, in the Dvete Chuki locality, opposite Gledka dam, during deep digging of the earth for ...

village of Stambolovo, localities Dvete Chuki and Ilyarska forest
Group of dolmens

These are: a two-chamber dolmen in a poorly preserved condition. One of the dolmens, located in an ...

village of Sakartsi
Kamenna mogila (Stone Mound) rock sanctuary

It is situated on the ridge, which separates the catchment areas of the Sokolitsa and Sinapovska ...

village of Hlyabovo
Group of dolmens

The most popular is the so-called Royal Dolmen that lies in the locality of Byalata Treva, a few ...

village of Hlyabovo, Byalata treva locality Nachovi Chairi locality, Evdzika locality, Gaidarova Cave locality)
Archaeological complex Castra Rubra

The Late Antiquity and Medieval fortress Castra Rubra is located in the Kaleto locality, 6 km ...

village of Izvorovo, Kaleto locality
Chuchul Kamak menhir

The menhir called Chuchul Kamak near the village of Ovcharovo is the only surviving Thracian ...

village of Ovcharovo
Kervan Saray

Built around 1510 to accommodate the passengers on their way from and to Constantinople, it soon ...

Harmanli
Dolmen necropolis

The dolmen necropolis is located south of the village in the Byalata Prast (The White Earth) area. ...

village of Cherepovo
Dolmen necropolis

One of the most important and interesting sites here is the dolmen called Kamennata Kashta (The ...

the village of Ostar Kamuk, Sivri Kaya locality
Monument of the Holy Mother of God

The world's tallest statue of the Most Holy Virgin Mary with the Child is erected with ...

Haskovo
Monument "1000 years of Haskovo"

The 1000 Years of Haskovo Monument was built in 1985 on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of ...

Haskovo
Bell tower

A belfry of impressive size and unforgettable views rises over the town of Haskovo. The nearly ...

Haskovo
The Old Clock Tower

Haskovo's clock tower was built in the early 19th century as a symbol of the town and its ...

Haskovo
The Sundial

In ancient times, when people did not have clocks, calendars, and compasses, the sun was a basic ...

Haskovo
Monument of Envy

The world's first and only Monument of Envy aka ""The Bulgarian Icarus"" ...

Haskovo
Marsa Fortress

Marsa Fortress is located in Hisarya quarter, at 0.96 km south in a straight line from Haskovo town ...

Haskovo
Venue of the Uzundzhovo Fair from the 16th to the 19th century

The fair in the village of Uzundzhovo gained wide popularity and established itself as the best ...

the village of Uzundzhovo
Medieval fortress

It was here, however, that on 9 March 1230 Tsar Ivan Asen II defeated the armies of the Byzantine ...

village of Klokotnitsa, Asenova Mahala quarter
Church of Saints Constantine and Helen

The church was built in 1874 on the initiative of local residents filled with love of their home ...

village of Krepost
Church of Saint Demetrius
Church of Saint Demetrius

The Saint Demetrius Church in Dimitrovgrad is the oldest building in the town, dating back to ...

Dimitrovgrad
Museum of History
Museum of History

The Historical Museum in Dimitrovgrad is a cultural and scientific institute established in 1951. ...

Dimitrovgrad
The Petko Churchuliev Arts gallery
The Petko Churchuliev Arts gallery

The Petko Churchuliev Art Gallery in Dimitrovgrad came to life in 1962 as an art collection. ...

Dimitrovgrad
Apostol Karamitev Municipal Drama Theatre
Apostol Karamitev Municipal Drama Theatre

The Dimitrovgrad-based Municipal Drama Theatre named after Apostol Karamitev is a cultural ...

Dimitrovgrad
Giordano Bruno National Astronomical Observatory and Planetarium
Giordano Bruno National Astronomical Observatory and Planetarium

Created in 1962, this was the first planetarium that opened doors in Bulgaria. Its star dome hall ...

Dimitrovgrad
Municipal Museum of History
Municipal Museum of History

Ivaylovgrad's History Museum has three expositions on display - Archeology, History of the town ...

Ivaylovgrad
Revival Period House-museum of Mircho Paskalev (Paskaleva House)
Revival Period House-museum of Mircho Paskalev (Paskaleva House)

One of the brightest examples of a traditional urban house of a silk-breeding family from the late ...

Ivaylovgrad
Museum collection
Museum collection

In the building of the old monastic school, built in a neoclassical style, houses a permanent ...

village of Plevun
Museum of History
Museum of History

he Svilengrad Museum of History was established in 2007, on the basis of an existing museum ...

Svilengrad
Ethnographic Museum

It reveals the culture and lifestyle of the local population from this region. Created in 1980, the ...

village of Zhalti Bryag
Municipal Historical Museum
Municipal Historical Museum

A museum collection existed in Topolovgrad already in the 1930s. It was founded by the ...

Topolovgrad
Museum of History
Museum of History

The idea of creating an institution involved in collecting, studying, preserving and promoting ...

Harmanli
Regional Museum of History
Regional Museum of History

The Regional Historical Museum in Haskovo preserves over 120,000 thousand movable cultural and ...

Haskovo
House of Chorbadzhi Pascal (Paskalevata House)
House of Chorbadzhi Pascal (Paskalevata House)

Undoubtedly, Chorbadzhi Pascal's house is a true architectural masterpiece. It is declared a ...

Haskovo
House of Chorbadzhi Dimitrak
House of Chorbadzhi Dimitrak

The house of Chorbadzhi Dimitrak is one of the oldest in Haskovo. Built in the first decades of the ...

Haskovo
Boyadzhi Oglu's House
Boyadzhi Oglu's House

Splendor, unique style and Renaissance spirit - these words may well characterize the house of ...

Haskovo
Kirkovo School
Kirkovo School

The Kirkovo School is a wonderful example of the Rennaissance architecture in the town of Haskovo ...

Haskovo
Haskovo Art Gallery
Haskovo Art Gallery

The Art Gallery in Haskovo was founded in 1962. Initially, it was housed in the former Septemvri ...

Haskovo
Ivan Dimov Theatre
Ivan Dimov Theatre

van Dimov Theatre is deservedly famous for being one of the most beautiful and contemporary ...

Haskovo
Alexandrovo Tomb
Alexandrovo Tomb

Many traces of prehistoric, Thracian, Thracian-Roman, late antique and medieval settlements have ...

village of Alexandrovo
Museum of Thracian Art
Museum of Thracian Art

The newly-constructed Thracian Art Centre in the Eastern Rhodopes has a total area of ​​834 ...

village of Alexandrovo
Ethnographic room
Ethnographic room

An ethnographic room with more than 100 ethnographic exhibits was opened in March 2015 in the ...

village of Knizhovnik
Forum Arts Gallery
Forum Arts Gallery

Forum Arts Gallery was established by Haskovo Municipality and operates as a gallery for ...

Haskovo
Water tower
Water tower

The water tower is regarded as one of the symbols of Dimitrovgrad. The facility was built right ...

Dimitrovgrad
Architectural ensemble on Treti Mart Blvd.
Architectural ensemble on Treti Mart Blvd.

The town's Treti Mart boulevard, the central square and the surrounding ensemble of buildings ...

Dimitrovgrad
Central Urban Area Ensemble
Central Urban Area Ensemble

Bulgaria Blvd. Dimitar Blagoev Blvd. - Maritsa Park and Square in front of Hristo Botev Community ...

Dimitrovgrad
Bulgaria Square
Bulgaria Square

Bulgaria Square is located in front of the building of the Municipality of Dimitrovgrad, which ...

Dimitrovgrad
Thracian sanctuary of the Nymphs and Aphrodite
Thracian sanctuary of the Nymphs and Aphrodite

The Sanctuary of the Nymphs and Aphrodite, the only one well-preserved in Bulgaria, is located ...

Thracian sanctuary of the Nymphs and Aphrodite
Fortress in Hissarya locality
Fortress in Hissarya locality

The fortress near the village of Stalevo, Dimitrovgrad Municipality, is located in the Hissarya ...

village of Stalevo
Open-air arts gallery
Open-air arts gallery

Unique wall paintings by the brothers Hristo and Pancho Panev (both painters) decorate all public ...

village of Krepost
Ancient Roman Villa Armira 2nd-4th century
Ancient Roman Villa Armira 2nd-4th century

The ancient Roman villa was erected in the valley of the Armira River, a right tributary of the ...

Ivaylovgrad
Aterenski Bridge
Aterenski Bridge

In its current form it dates back to the 16th century but some scholars suggest that it was part of ...

Ivaylovgrad
Lyutitsa Medieval Fortress
Lyutitsa Medieval Fortress

According to experts, the fortress was a large and rich medieval town located on an area of ...

Ivaylovgrad
Megalithic tomb (dolmen)
Megalithic tomb (dolmen)

A megalithic burial structure (5th-1st century BC), designated an archaeological monument of ...

village of Plevun
Step-like stone construction at Golyamata Mogila (The Big Mound)
Step-like stone construction at Golyamata Mogila (The Big Mound)

Golyamata mogila (The Big Mound) is one of the most impressive burial structures in Bulgaria from ...

village of Svirachi
Thracian dolmen
Thracian dolmen

A megalithic tomb dating back to the end of 2nd millennium BC. The facility was made up of large ...

village of Zhelezino
Fortress of Byalgrad
Fortress of Byalgrad

It was built on a naturally protected, hard-to-reach rocky peak. The slopes of the peak descend ...

village of Gugutka
Ossuary Мemorial
Ossuary Мemorial

The ossuary is a memorial built and unveiled in the remote 1937 in commemoration of the people from ...

Cherni Rid Peak
Thracian domed tomb
Thracian domed tomb

The tomb is located under Sheinovets peak near the village of Valche Pole and was discovered in the ...

village of Valche Pole
Dolmen necropolis
Dolmen necropolis

It was first studied at the end of the 19th century by the Bulgarian brothers Stefan and Georgi ...

village of Oryahovo and village of Vaskovo
An architectural monument - obelisk to the victims in the Balkan War (1912)  on top of Sheinovets peak
An architectural monument - obelisk to the victims in the Balkan War (1912) on top of Sheinovets peak

At Sheinovets peak, in the area between the villages of Valche Pole and Malko Gradishte, an ...

village of Valche Pole and Malko Gradishte
Rock cult complex Gluhite Kamani (The Deaf Stones)
Rock cult complex Gluhite Kamani (The Deaf Stones)

This is an elaborate complex of a religious cult character, with cultural layers starting from the ...

village of Dabovets and village of Malko Gradishte/municipality Lyubimets, village of Efrem /municipality Madzharovo/ and village of Oreshets /municipality Harmanli/
Roman road
Roman road

any roads crossed the territory of the modern-day Haskovo region in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. ...

village of Dolni Glavanak and village of Troyan
Megalithic cult structure - cromlech
Megalithic cult structure - cromlech

It is a religious ritual structure of vertically erected stone slabs. The stones are placed ...

village of Dolen Glavanak
Thracian memorial complex. Chapel of Saint Petka of Bulgaria. Monument-symbol "Thrace without Borders"
Thracian memorial complex. Chapel of Saint Petka of Bulgaria. Monument-symbol "Thrace without Borders"

Thracian memorial complex with pantheon-ossuary, chapel to Saint Petka of Bulgaria and a ...

Madzharovo
Rock Relief/Sanctuary
Rock Relief/Sanctuary

The Thracian monument consists of an oval stone with a carved relief. The stone block on which the ...

village of Gorno Pole
Thracian cult complex
Thracian cult complex

A remarkable archaeological complex, including a Thracian cult centre with a rock sanctuary, rock ...

village of Senoklas
Thracian Rock Niches - Hambarkaya
Thracian Rock Niches - Hambarkaya

It is located within the boundaries of the protected area Chernata skala (The Black Rock). Unique ...

village of Gorno Pole
Golyamoto Gradishte Prehistoric Thracian Fortress
Golyamoto Gradishte Prehistoric Thracian Fortress

Built of large cyclopean blocks without mortar. It has an oval shape and its walls, approximately ...

village of Gorno Bryastovo
Fortress Peak Kupena/Varga/Latnitsata
Fortress Peak Kupena/Varga/Latnitsata

Thracian, Late Antiquity and medieval fortress at peak Kupena Varga/Latnitsata is situated on the ...

village of Sarnitsa
Sarnitsa Stronghold - walls of а Thracian, Late Antiquity and medieval fortress with а signalling tower
Sarnitsa Stronghold - walls of а Thracian, Late Antiquity and medieval fortress with а signalling tower

The fortress wall is made of roughly worked stones without mortar, in places including the ...

village of Sarnitsa
Thracian fortress of Orlovi Skali (Eagle's Rocks) Peak
Thracian fortress of Orlovi Skali (Eagle's Rocks) Peak

The Thracian Fortress of the New Iron Age is located in the Orlovi Skali (Eagle's Rocks) ...

in the Orlovi Skali locality, village of Sarnitsa
Thracian cult-funeral complex and settlement. Okopa medieval fortress
Thracian cult-funeral complex and settlement. Okopa medieval fortress

It consists of 3 tombs found in 1938, and the fortress was part of the Ada security system, which ...

Madzharovo, Harman Kaya locality
Thracian rock cult complex Altan Tepe and Late Antiquity fortress in the Hisarya locality
Thracian rock cult complex Altan Tepe and Late Antiquity fortress in the Hisarya locality

Among the numerous megalithic monuments in the Mineralni Bani Municipality, the Thracian cult ...

village of Angel Voivoda
Stapkata na Bogoroditsa (Virgin Mary's Step)
Stapkata na Bogoroditsa (Virgin Mary's Step)

The vestige from the Roman era is the landmark that has survived to this day and is known as Virgin ...

Village of Mineralni Bani
Sveti Duh (Holy Spirit) Roman fortress
Sveti Duh (Holy Spirit) Roman fortress

Historical data reveal that the so-called city Toplitsos (Toplika), which numbered about 12,000 ...

village of Mineralni Bani
Sharapanas (rock wineries)
Sharapanas (rock wineries)

Sharapanas represent rock basins made by humans 2600-2800 years ago. Archaeological excavations ...

village of Bryastovo
Prehistoric and Protohistoric Pit Complex
Prehistoric and Protohistoric Pit Complex

This complex dating back to the period 5,200-4,800 BC is unseen anywhere else in South-East Europe ...

village of Kapitan Andreevo, Hauza locality
Mustafa Pasha Bridge
Mustafa Pasha Bridge

The bridge is the only fully preserved part of a former complex consisting of a caravansary, a ...

Svilengrad
Roman road
Roman road

According to discoveries this site has a length of 130 m and was used in the 2nd to the 6th ...

Kapitan Andreevo village, Hausa locality, Izvorovo village, Caldarama localliyt, village of Ovcharovo, Gerena locality, Turkish grave, Kovulakla and Yurushki kladenets
Roman road
Roman road

The rock church near Matochina is cut in a limestone rock and is located 2 km southwest of the ...

village of Matochina, locality of Deli Kaya
Medieval tower Bukelon Fortress"
Medieval tower Bukelon Fortress"

The village of Matochina is situated near the Bulgarian-Turkish border, on the right bank of the ...

village of Matochina, Kulata locality
Medieval fortress
Medieval fortress

Some historians believe that this was the fortress of Neoutzikon mentioned in written sources, and ...

village of Me-zek, Kaleto locality
Thracian beehive tomb
Thracian beehive tomb

It belongs to one of the most monumental facilities of this type found in the lands of ancient ...

village of Mezek
Monument to War Heroes
Monument to War Heroes

Located at Svilena Square. It was built in memory of the heroes from Svilengrad and the ...

Svilengrad
Rock church
Rock church

The rock church in the village of Mihalich is the only one in Bulgaria with a unique triconch shape ...

village of Mihalich
Constantia Fortress
Constantia Fortress

The late Antiquity and medieval town of Constantia was located at the Asara hill, north of the ...

Simeonovgrad
An archaeological complex
An archaeological complex

There are many burial mounds in the area, most of which have unfortunately been robbed by treasure ...

village of Dolno Cherkovishte
Archaeological complex
Archaeological complex

The surroundings of the village of Pchelari are dotted with monuments of culture from Antiquity and ...

village of Pchelari
Medieval fortress
Medieval fortress

At 2 km west of the village of Rabovo, not far from the dam of Studen Kladenets water reservoir, ...

village of Rabovo, locality of Kaleto /Asara/
Kaleto Medieval Fortress

The medieval fortress Kaleto is located 1.89 km northwest in a straight line from the centre of the ...

village of Orlov Dol
Paleocastro Thracian Religious Complex and Fortress
Paleocastro Thracian Religious Complex and Fortress

An interesting cult object of Thracian times of regional and national significance. It is located ...

Topolovgrad
Fortified ruler's house from the Hellenistic era
Fortified ruler's house from the Hellenistic era

Tatar Masha is an area in South Bulgaria located in close proximity to the village of Knyazhevo, ...

village of Knyazhevo, Tatar Masha locality
Izvora na belonogata (The Spring of the White-legged Girl)
Izvora na belonogata (The Spring of the White-legged Girl)

"Ak baldır çeşmesi"" or ""The Spring of the White-Legged ...

Harmanli
The Humpback Bridge
The Humpback Bridge

Built in 1585 over the river Olu dere (Harmanliyska River).  INTERESTING FACTS Near the ...

Harmanli

News

Events from the two border regionsTHIRD MEETING PROJECT „PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF BULGARIAN – GREEK CROSS-BORDER REGION THROUGH SMART AND DIGITAL TOOLS“, ACRONYM „еTOURIST“, SUBSIDY CONTRACT № В2.6С.07/09.10.2017
THIRD MEETING PROJECT „PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF BULGARIAN – GREEK CROSS-BORDER REGION THROUGH SMART AND DIGITAL TOOLS“, ACRONYM „еTOURIST“, SUBSIDY CONTRACT № В2.6С.07/09.10.2017

On 2.10.2018 г. in Alexandropoulos in Greece, the 3rd Project ...

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SECOND MEETING PROJECT „PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF BULGARIAN – GREEK CROSS-BORDER REGION THROUGH SMART AND DIGITAL TOOLS“, ACRONYM „еTOURIST“, SUBSIDY CONTRACT № В2.6С.07/09.10.2017
SECOND MEETING PROJECT „PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF BULGARIAN – GREEK CROSS-BORDER REGION THROUGH SMART AND DIGITAL TOOLS“, ACRONYM „еTOURIST“, SUBSIDY CONTRACT № В2.6С.07/09.10.2017

On 17.05.2018 г. in Business Incubator, Klokotnitsa in Bulgaria, the ...

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KICK-OFF MEETING PROJECT „PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF BULGARIAN – GREEK CROSS-BORDER REGION THROUGH SMART AND DIGITAL TOOLS“, ACRONYM „еTOURIST“, SUBSIDY CONTRACT № В2.6С.07/09.10.2017
KICK-OFF MEETING PROJECT „PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF BULGARIAN – GREEK CROSS-BORDER REGION THROUGH SMART AND DIGITAL TOOLS“, ACRONYM „еTOURIST“, SUBSIDY CONTRACT № В2.6С.07/09.10.2017

On 04.12.2017 in Soufli, Greece, the 1st Project meeting on the ...

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Promoting and developing the natural and cultural heritage of the Bulgarian-Greek cross-border region through smart and electronic instruments - eTOURIST"INTERREG V-A Cooperation Program Greece - Bulgaria" 2014-2020

The main objective of the project is to promote and develop the cultural and natural heritage and heritage related to traditional foods and wine in the Haskovo-Evros region.

European UnionThe project is implemented with the financial support of the EU