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The Valley of Roses and Thracian Kings

Sofia – Kazanlak

The route can be completed within 2 days. It is intended for an automobile or bus transport. The accommodation is performed in the town of Kazanlak. In the town, visitors can see the Kazanlak Tomb, the History Museum, and the Rose Museum. The following sites can be visited within one day from the town: the Maglizhki Monastery, the Shipka Peak, the Shipchenski Monastery, the Tomb of Tsar Sevt “Golyamata Kosmatka”, the tomb in the Ostrusha Mound. The starting point can also be the town of Veliko Tarnovo, the city of Plovdiv, Borovets or Pamporovo.


Sofia

Sofia is Bulgaria’s capital and its largest city. Founded thousands of years ago, today the city continues to develop as the country’s cultural and economic center. At present, the city has a population of 1,250,000. Sofia is located in the western part of the country, on The Sofia Plain and on the lower slopes of Mount Vitosha. The city’s average altitude is 550 meters above sea ...

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The Town of Kazanlak

The town of Kazanlak is located in the center of Bulgaria, in the western part of the Kazanlak basin. The town’s population is around 82,000. Kazanlak is the center of the Valley of the Roses, the home of the Thracian kings, and an attractive tourist destination. The country’s largest and best preserved Thracian tombs are found here, and they are included among the UNESCO World ...

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