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Bulgaria – North (Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo, Vidin, Ruse, Pleven, Shumen)

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 World Heritage Sites
  • Boyana Church
  • Madara Rider
  • Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo
  • Srebarna Nature Reserve
  • Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari
 Tentative WHS
  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire - The Danube Limes in Bulgaria (01/04/2016)
  • Rocks of Belogradchik (10/10/2011)
  • The ancient town of Nicopolis ad Istrum (01/10/1984)
  • The late ancient tomb of Silistra (01/10/1984)
  • The Magoura cave with drawings from the bronze age (01/10/1984)
  • The Roussensky Lom National Park (01/10/1984)
  • Vratsa Karst Nature Reserve (10/10/2011)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Borovets
  • Koprivshtitsa Village
  • Ruse Neo-Baroque and Neo-Rococo Architecture
  • Shipka Monument and Pass
  • Troyan Monastery
  • Tryavna Revival Architecture
  • Veliko Tarnovo
 World Capitals
  • Sofia
 Islands
  • Belene Island
 Borders
  • Bulgaria (sea border/port/river)
  • Bulgaria-Romania
  • Bulgaria-Serbia
 XL
  • Vidin area
 European Cities
  • Gabrovo
  • Pernik
  • Pleven
  • Ruse
  • Shumen
  • Sofia
  • Veliko Tarnovo
  • Vratsa
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Arbanasi
  • Bozhentsi
  • Koprivshtitsa
  • Tryavna
 World Cities
  • Sofia
 Airports
  • Sofia (SOF)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Belchin, Tsary Mali Grad Funicular
  • Borovets Cable Car
  • Bulgaria Railway Experience
  • Danube Express (Budapest-Istanbul)
  • Sofia Central Station
  • Sofia Metro
  • Sofia Tram
  • Trapezitsa Fortress Funicular, Veliko Tarnovo
  • Vitosha Mountain (Aleko) Cable Car
 Museums
  • Gabrovo: House of Humour and Satire
  • Gabrovo: Interactive Museum of Industry
  • Koprivshtitsa: Museum Houses
  • Pleven: Wine Museum
  • Ruse: Kaliopa House
  • Ruse: Regional Historical Museum
  • Shumen: Museum Lajos Kosut
  • Sofia: Earth and Man National Museum
  • Sofia: Museum of Socialist Art
  • Sofia: National Archaeological Museum
  • Sofia: National Art Gallery
  • Sofia: National Gallery for Foreign Art
  • Sofia: National Historical Museum
  • Sofia: National Military History Museum
  • Sofia: National Museum of Natural History
  • Veliko Tarnovo: Archaeological Museum
  • Veliko Tarnovo: Bulgarian Revival Museum
  • Vidin: Historical Museum Vidin (Konaka Museum)
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Belogradchik: Belogradchik Fortress
  • Borovets: Tsarska Bistritsa
  • Sofia: Vrana Palace
  • Veliko Tarnovo: Tsarevets
  • Vidin: Baba Vida
 Religious Temples
  • Dryanovo: Dryanovo Monastery
  • Gabrovo: Sokolski Monastery
  • Glozhene: Glozhene Monastery
  • Ivanovo: Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo
  • Milencha: Troyan Monastery
  • Rousse: Catholic Cathedral St. Paul of the Cross
  • Rousse: Sveta Troitsa Cathedral
  • Sofia: Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Sofia: Banya Bashi Mosque
  • Sofia: Boyana Church
  • Sofia: Sveta Petka Samardjiyska
  • Veliko Tarnovo: Forty Martyrs Church
 Modern Architecture: Buildings and Monuments
  • Bellissimo, Sofia
  • National Palace of Culture, Sofia
 National Parks
  • Persina
  • Rila
 Festivals
  • Humour Carnival, Gabrovo
 Experiences
  • Bistritsa Babi performance
  • Kukeri
  • Play/hear gaida
 Entertainment/Things to do
  • Cultural Centre G8, Sofia
  • Pleven Panorama
  • Red House, Sofia
 Caves
  • Bacho Kiro cave
  • Devetashka Cave
  • Ledenika
 Zoos
  • Sofia: Sofia Zoo
 Ski Resorts
  • Borovets
  • Malyovitsa Ski Resort
 Ship Museums
  • Kozloduy: Radetzky
 Windmills
  • Belintsi: Belintsi Windmill
 Botanical Gardens
  • Sofia: University Botanical Garden
BULGARIA - България
Sofia - Between East and West
Ruse, Bulgaria
Bansko January 2013