Must-visit Destinations In Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a popular visitor attraction in Balkan country. There are breath-taking mountains, beautiful rivers, cultures, monasteries, old towns, festivals, black sea beaches, etc.

1. Smokinya Beach

Address: плаж Смокиня, Bulgaria.

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This is a popular summer camping destination in Bulgaria and a perfect family beach. The beach is located in Sozopol town and there is a number of entertainment activities you can enjoy over here. The water is very calm and amazingly beautiful with its blue color.

2. Shkorpilovtsi Beach

Address: 9112 Shkorpilovtsi, Bulgaria.

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With a length of long 10 miles, this beach becomes the longest beach in Bulgaria. The beach is quite calm so that you can choose this spot for relaxing. Also, you can take a walk for the nearby jungle with guided instructions.

3. Bolata Beach

Address: Болата, Bulgaria.

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If you are a hiking lover, this is the best choice. Nearby beach, you can find so many cliffs which are suitable for hiking. The shape of the beach is very attractive like a semi-circle. Bolata is the only one nature reserve in Bulgaria and home to many rare species of birds.

4. Sozopol

Address: 8130 Sozopol, Bulgaria.

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This is a beautiful ancient town on the sea-side. The town is very popular for its film festivals and Apollonia Temple which is dedicated to Apollo, old streets, wooden houses, Sozopol Architecture, beaches, and above all most attractive fact that you will get everything here at a reasonable price.

5. Plovdiv Old Town

Address: ul. "Saborna" 24, 4000 Staria grad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

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This is a well preserved Old Towns in Bulgaria. You can find three breath-taking hills from this town named Nebet Tepe, Dzhambaz Tepe and Taksim Tepe. This is a land where history and culture meet together. Popular attractions are paved streets, National revival museum, Ethnographical museum, Roman and Byzantine fortress walls, the Roman theatre, etc.

6. Rila Monastery

Address: 2643, Bulgaria.

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This is a popular monastery in Bulgaria. This is the largest Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. It was founded in the 10th century with amazing architecture. You can explore massive arches, five domes, gold-plated iconostasis, tiles roofing, valuable objects from 14th -19th century, Rila monastery Museum which houses a wooden cross named Rafail's Cross.

7. Lake Atanasovsko

Address: Lake Atanasovsko, Bulgaria.

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This is a charming Salt Lake in Bulgaria. The bright pink color of the water looks really attractive due to the salinity. The area is rich with different species of plants, animals, migratory birds, etc. The mud of the lake contains medicinal properties, so taking a bath here has health benefits.

8. Veliko Tarnovo

Address: Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.

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This is another well-preserved Old town in Bulgaria. Popular attractions in this historic town are Asen's Monument, Monastery of the Holy Transfiguration of God, St.Peter and Paul Church, Hadji Nikoli Inn Museum Art Gallery, Kaya Bunar nature site, etc.

9. The Evksinograd Residence

Address: Св. Св. Константин и Елена, Резиденция Евксиноград, 9002 Varna, Bulgaria.

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This 19th century Palace was a holiday residence for the Royal family. It attracts visitors with post-Liberation architecture. Popular attractions over here are the metal-topped mansard roof, balconies, clock tower, Euxinograd Park, winery, beautiful gardens with rich collections of flowers & plants, etc.

10. Belogradchik Fortress

Address: ul. "Dedo Bozhin" 15, 3900 Belogradchik, Bulgaria.

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This is an ancient fortress in the northern slopes of the Balkan Mountains located near Belgradchik town. The reason behind the construction of this fort is to control the road from the town of Ratsiaria. It was built in the times of the Roman Empire.

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