Струпешки манастир Св. пророк Илия - Струпец

Strupets Monastery The Holy Prophet Elijah – Strupets

The Strupets (Tarzhishte, or Marketplace) Monastery “The Holy Prophet Elijah” is located 4.5 km west of the village Strupets and 21 km from the city of Mezdra. The monastery is known by the alternative name “Marketplace” because there was a market close […]

Околчица – Лобното място на Христо Ботев

Okolchitsa – National Park of Hristo Botev

The Okolchitsa summit (1,048 m) is situated in the Vratsa Balkan Mountain, in close proximity to the village of Chelopek, about 20 km from Vratsa. A monument in honor of the deed of the revolutionary Hristo Botev and his detachment, which died […]



Ritlite is a natural landmark, situated on an area of 123 ha on the left bank of the Iskar river above the village of Lyutibrod. It consists of four almost parallel upright walls, 200 meters long, and a railway line passes beneath […]

Национален музей-параход Радецки - Козлодуй

Radetski Steamship National Museum – Kozloduy

The Radetski Steamship National Museum in the city of Kozloduy was established by the Council of Ministers on March 16, 1982. It includes the steamship Radetski and a picture gallery opened in 1989-1990. The steamship and museum are entirely dedicated to the life […]

Регионален исторически музей - Враца

Regional History Museum – Vratsa

The town of Vratsa is located in Northern Bulgaria, 110 km north of Sofia. The first museum collection in the town was associated with the name of Hadji Tosho Tsenov (1749 – 1836) – a wealthy merchant from Vratsa. Later on his […]

Черепишки манастир Успение Богородично

Cherepishki monastery The Assumption of Virgin Mary

The Cherepishki monastery “The Assumption of Virgin Mary” is located 29 kilometers southeast of Vratsa, at the bank of Iskar river. The monastery was built during the reign of tsar Ivan Shishman (reigned 1371 – 1395). A legend says that the name […]