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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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Basarbovo Monastery

Basarbovo Monastery (Bulgarian: Басарбовски манастир) – the Monastery of Saint Dimitar Basarbowski – is a Bulgarian-orthodox cave monastery near the city of Ruse in north-eastern Bulgaria. It has the same name as the nearby village of Basarbovo and lies about 35 metres above the river Rusenski Lom, south of the Danube. Although founded during the …

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