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Rila monastery – treasure of the Bulgarian culture and history

The Rila monastery is located in Southwestern Bulgaria, Kyustendil province, Rila municipality. It is established in the 10 – th century by st. Ivan Rilsky, at the Rilska river. The monastery is one of the most valuable cultural monuments in … Continue reading

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Bulgarian Landmarks in UNESCO

Kazanlak Tomb. Thracian tomb from the end of the beginning of the IV-III century BC. The frescoes in the burial chamber and the corridor have exceptional artistic value. Located on a hill near the town of Kazanlak Tyulbeto. Ivanovo rock … Continue reading

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About Kyustendil region in Bulgaria

Kyustendil region occupies parts of South-western Bulgaria and extends on area of more than 3 000 sq.km. The population is approximately 170 000 people organized in 9 municipalities – Kyustendil, Sapareva Banya, Dupnitza, Bobov Dol, Rila, Kocherinovo, Nevestino, Boboshevo and … Continue reading

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