Земенски манастир Св. Йоан Богослов

Zemen Monastery St. John the Evangelist

The Zemen Monastery “Saint John the Evangelist” is located 1.5 km from the city of Zemen and 70 km southwest of Sofia. At first it was thought the monastery was built between the 9th and 10th centuries, but when earlier frescoes and […]

Ждрелото на река Ерма

Gorge of Erma River

The picturesque gorge of Erma River (Tran Gorge) is situated at a distance of about 3 km from the town of Tran and is one of the most attractive landmarks in this part of the country. The gorge is about 100 meters […]

Пещера Духлата

Duhla Cave

The Duhla Cave (Wind’s Breath Cave) is the longest cave in Bulgaria, with an overall length of 18 km. It is located in the southwestern part of the Vitosha Mountains near the village of Bosnek, in the administrative region of Pernik. It […]

Крепост Кракра

Krakra Fortress

The medieval Krakra Fortress is situated on a relatively small rocky plateau at the southwestern part of the town of Pernik. The preserved remains outline a polygonal fortress which is believed to have been built during the reign of Khan Omurtag(814-831). The […]

Музей на киселото мляко - Студен Извор

Museum of Yogurt – Studen Izvor

The Museum of Yogurt is situated in the village of Studen Izvor, municipality of Tran. The museum was established on 29June 2007 and it tells the story of one of the most popular symbols of Bulgaria – yogurt. A special place in […]