Sopot: A Hidden Gem in Bulgaria

Small town Sopot

Located in the picturesque Stryama River valley, Sopot is a small town in Bulgaria that offers a unique blend of history, natural beauty, and cultural heritage. Situated 117 km away from Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria, and 55 km away from Plovdiv, the second-largest city in the country, Sopot is easily accessible and makes … Read more

Bourgas History Museum

Bourgas History Museum

A building constructed in 1901 houses the Bourgas history museum. The collection presents society, economy and culture from the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. The ground floor has been turned into a crypt that protects many Triavna school icons. Some authentic revival-period books are also protected there. Photos present … Read more

Deultum Fortress

Deultum fortress near Bourgas

Near the village of Debelt, tourists can discover the Deultum archaeology preserve. The village is situated 17 km away from the coastal city of Bourgas. Deultum preserves evidence of ancient times. Over a period of 2000 years, the region housed one of the most important economical centers of southeastern Thrace. Oldest evidence of a settlement … Read more

Bourgas Archaeology Museum

Bourgas Archaeology Museum

The Bourgas Archaeology Museum is situated on Bogoridi street. It occupies one of the oldest and most beautiful buildings on the street. The collection was presented for the first time in 1989 and artifacts were collected over a period of 100 years. Several museum halls feature exposition items from the end of the 4th and … Read more

Central Sofia Synagogue

Jews form one of the oldest communities part of Bulgaria’s resident makeup. Historic evidence mentions the presence of Jewish communities during the reign of Roman emperor Caligula (37-41AD), a few decades before the Sack of Jerusalem. Later, the Balkans became the destination of various Jewish migratory waves. The latest and largest wave took place at … Read more


Bulgaria’s capital, the city of Sofia, is the biggest settlement in the country. Sofia is located in the western part of Bulgaria, in the vicinities of the picturesque Vitosha Mountain. The location makes climate in Sofia slightly harsher than in the rest of the country. Summer heat is moderately intense but winters usually turn to … Read more