Places to Visit
Being easily accessible from many vantage points, Bachkovo Monastery is the second most visited monastery in Bulgaria. The grounds consist of two yards and four churches with 18 chapels still used today for rites of passages, congregations, weddings and baptisms.
Canyon of Waterfalls
Caves of the Rhodopes
Chudnite Mostove: “Wonderful Bridges”
Long ago these bridges had been one undivided cave, created by the power and destruction of river flow plus years of weathering. In time portions of the cave would collapse forming the impressive marble hole like bridges we see today.
Devil’s Throat Cave
Village of Gela
The Kardzhali Museum of History is said to have one of the most prolific exhibitions of Christian icons and ethnographic in Bulgaria, including pre-historic tools and delicate works of ceramics from the Thracian cities of Perperikon and Tatul.
Leshten is considered a quite summer holiday retreat for the local Bulgarians and Europeans. The old homes of Leshten have been beautifully restored into summer cottages for weekend holidays and guest-houses for visitor near and far.
Shiroka Laka Village
The nature around Smolyan is amazing: forests, uprising mountains, and nearby Smolyan lakes make this city perfect place for vacation.
In recent decades many new discoveries of the Thracian culture have been excavated within this mountainous region. Come visit today and learn more about the barbaric Thracian civilization of south eastern Europe once lived and thrived in the Rhodope Mountains.
Trigrad and Buynovo Canyons
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