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Get to know Bulgaria to love it: Top 5 destinations that will impress you!

It’s true that when it comes to travel in Europe, Bulgaria is sometimes overshadowed by many other more popular destinations. However, in this relatively small territory are concentrated a variety of beautiful natural landscapes, rich culture and history, which make it an outstanding destination to visit. For international students looking for authentic and exciting experiences, here are our top 5 recommendations for sights in Bulgaria:

The Rila Monastery

In the heart of the Rila Mountains, about 120 kilometers south of the capital Sofia, lies one of the most important and beautiful historical sights of Bulgaria – the Rila Monastery. This UNESCO World Heritage monastery dates back to the 10th century and is known for its outstanding architecture and icon painting.

Veliko Tarnovo

The former capital of Medieval Bulgaria, located in the northern part of the country, Veliko Tarnovo is a magnet for history and culture enthusiasts. Visit Tsarevets – the fortress of the medieval kings, where you can immerse yourself in the rich history of the region.

National Park Pirin

For nature lovers, the Pirin National Park offers exceptional opportunities for a variety of mountain adventures. From the peaks of Pirin Mountain to the crystal clear lakes, this park is a true adventure in nature.


For those interested in maritime tourism and history, Nessebar is a must-see. This ancient city, located on a peninsula in the Black Sea, is known for its unique architecture and historic churches.

The Rocks of Belogradchik

We end our list with a unique natural landmark – the Belogradchik rocks. These impressive rock formations, located in the western part of Bulgaria, represent a system of rock groups and single rock outcrops.

The things that make Bulgaria so special are its rich history, beautiful nature and hospitable people. So, if you are ready for an unforgettable journey, do not hesitate to visit these sights and discover the beauty of Bulgaria.

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