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Welcome to Bulgaria Stiliana Manolova


History ď ľ Bulgaria

was founded in 681.It is one of the oldest country in Europe.

ď ľ Pliska

was the first Bulgarian capital.


Capital

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Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria. Sofia is an ancient city with a rich history. The city was founded by a Thracian tribe 3000 years years ago.


Capital ď ľ

• The Alexander Nevski cathedral is the biggest church in Bulgaria.

There are a lot of museum, universities, theaters, monuments, famous buildings and parks.


Nature

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Bulgaria is famous for its beautiful nature. There are a lot of high mountains, vast palms, rivers and lakes.


Lakes The Srebarna Nature Reserve is a freshwater lake near Danube. There almost 100 species of birds, many of which are rare or endangered.

The 7 Rila Lakes is the biggest and most visited group of lakes in the Rila mountains. Each of the lakes is named according to its shape.


Caves ď ľ

There are more than 4000 caves in Bulgaria.

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The Devetashka Cave impresses with the enormous size.


Mountains 

The Balkan Mountain is the longest mountain in Bulgaria.

The Rila Mountain is the highest mountain in Bulgaria.

Vitosha Mountain is a beautiful national park. It rises above Sofia and it’s one of the symbols of our capital city.


Mountain resort

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Pamporovo, Borovets and Bansko are modern ski resort. They are the sunniest mountain resorts with wonderful snow in winter.


Sea resorts

You can see large beaches and beautiful Rocky shores along the Black Sea coast.

Golden Sands, Albena, Sunny beach are the most famous sea resorts.


The Rose Valley ď ľ

The Valley of the roses is one of the most romantic places in Bulgaria.

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The red rose is the symbol of Bulgaria.


Cities


Cities


Monasteries ď ľ

There are more than 140 monasteries in Bulgaria.

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Rila Monastery is the best-known. It was established in 10th century.


Traditional food ď ľ

Bulgarian food is delicious. Here are some typical national food.


Festivals and special days

We have an interesting Bulgarian tradition.

Only man take part in the Mummers Games in March. They put scary masks and costumes.

They go dancing in streets. Everyone is happy and noisy.


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Nestinarstvo is an old Bulgarian ritual. It involves a barefooted dance on embers.

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It is performed on the Day of Sts. Constantine and Helen and attracts a lot of tourists.


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The Baptism of the Lord with believers taking a dip in freezing waters to wash their sins away. Epiphany (Yordanovden in Bulgarian) is one of the major Christian holidays in Bulgaria.


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Tsvetnitsa is one of the biggest holidays in Bulgaria. There are many songs and melodies dedicated to this day which is very popular to preform. This is also considered to be the most beautiful time of the year, the springtime is flowering everywhere in Bulgaria and in old folklore this is also the holiday of the forest, fields and meadows. Therefore, everyone that has a name connected to a tree, flower or plant has name day on this day.


We have a lot of fun in Bulgaria


This is Bulgaria

Bulgaria - History, Places and Traditions  

Presentation about the history of Bulgaria with a lot of interesting facts. You can learn a lot about the country, the places there, the foo...

Bulgaria - History, Places and Traditions  

Presentation about the history of Bulgaria with a lot of interesting facts. You can learn a lot about the country, the places there, the foo...

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