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The Spirit of the Revival Age

Sofia – Architectural and Historical Reserve – town of Koprivshtitsa – Panagyurishte

The route can be completed within 1 or 2 days. It is intended for an automobile or bus transport. 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 Koprivshtitsa Architectural and Historical Reserve

The town of Koprivshtitsa is located in the heart of the Sredna Gora mountain range. It is 110 km from Sofia, 24 km from Pirdop, 22 km from Strelcha, and 90 km from Plovdiv. In 1952, it was declared the only city-museum in the country, and since 1971 it has been an architectural and historical reserve, with a total of 388 architectural, historical, artistic, and ethnographic monuments. ...

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Town of Panagyurishte

The town of Panagyurishte is situated in a picturesque valley of the Sashtinska Sredna Gora (Mid-Forest), on elevation of 540 meters above the sea level. The town population is about 21 000 people. The town region have been populated since antiquity, which is evident by more than 300 monuments found here – necropolises, settlements, fortresses, military camps and road construction ...

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National Museum of History, Boyana Church Branch - Sofia Cultural Events, Festivals and Gatherings in Bulgaria Sofia Religious Landmarks Bulgaria’s Treasures
Balkan Mountain Villages The Town of Koprivshtitsa Architectural and Historical Reserve Ecotourism Architectural Reserves Bulgarian sites under the aegis of Unesco
Rila Monastery Shipka Peak Bulgaria’s Treasures Kazanlak Tomb Architectural Reserves
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