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Month: August 2021

Cape Kaliakra

Kaliakra is a cape in the Southern Dobruja region of the northern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, which ends with a long and narrow headland 12 kilometres (7 mi) east of Kavarna, 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Varna and 65 kilometres (40 mi) southwest of Mangalia. The coast is steep with vertical cliffs reaching 70 …

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Ruse

Ruse, is the fifth largest city in Bulgaria. Ruse is in the northeastern part of the country, on the right bank of the Danube, opposite the Romanian city of Giurgiu, approximately 75 km (47 mi) south of Bucharest, Romania’s capital, 200 km (124 mi) from the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and 300 km (186 mi) …

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Kaylaka park

Kaylaka is a large park and protected area south of Pleven, Bulgaria, situated in a Karst valley. The park is spread over 10 km² and is surrounded by sheer cliffs that suggest favourable conditions for rock climbing. The ruins of the Roman fortress of Storgosia are located in Kaylaka, as well as ponds and reservoirs …

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Silistra

Silistra is a town in Northeastern Bulgaria. The town lies on the southern bank of the lower Danube river, and is also the part of the Romanian border where it stops following the Danube. Silistra is the administrative center of the Silistra Province and one of the important towns of the historical region of Southern …

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Cherepish Monastery “God’s mother Assumption”

The Cherepish Monastery “God’s mother Assumption” lies in the gorgeous Iskar defile on the banks of the Iskur River. The monastery is located near the village of Ljutibrod, 10km away from the town of Mezdra and 25 km to the south of Vratsa. The origin of the Cherepish Monastery is connected to the history of …

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Osenovlashki Monastery „Virgin Mary” (Seven alters)

According to various sources and legends, the monastery was built during the Second Bulgarian Kingdom (XII – XIV century). Robbed and burned during the Ottoman rule, the monastery was a spiritual and religious center of special importance for the development of the surrounding villages during this period. Тhe current monastery was finally formed during the …

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Memorial complex “Military tomb – 1916”

Tutrakan is a memorable and holy name in the wars for national unification. The town, as a part of Southern Dobroudja, is occupied by Kingdom Romania in 1913. Three years later, on the 5th and 6th September 1916, near Tutrakan is one of the most dramatic battles in entire national military history. The Bulgarian armies …

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Madara Rider

Madara Rider was discovered for science in 1872. A relief of a horseman, with several inscriptions around, is carved on the cliffs. It is the only stone relief of this kind in Europe. It is carved 23 m from the cliff base. The relief represents an actual-size horseman. The upper part is surrounded by a …

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