Bulgaria is a Balkan nation of diversity of traditions and breath-taking natural beauty. The country is highest point in Eastern Europe, encompassing Black Sea coastline. There are many stunning rivers, mountains, and rich cultural heritage. Enriched with heritage of traditional dances, music, costumes, art, architecture, Bulgaria reflects the influence of Greek, Slavic, Ottoman, and Persian culture. The capital of Bulgaria is Sofia whose history dates back to the 5th century B.C. The capital is located at stunning mountains, rivers and with diverse terrain.
Breath-taking Natural Beauty
Enriched with magnificent natural beauty, there are resorts and restaurants along the rivers side. Moreover, the two most significant streams are Danube and Evros River. Furthermore, the river ‘Danube’ lies at Bulgaria-Romania border while the Evros (Maritsa) River flows near Turkey-Greece border.
On the other hand, the most part of country is made-up of stunning mountains. The most famous mountains are Rila and Pirin. Furthermore, these mountains reflect stunning natural beauty.
Diversity in Culture of Bulgaria
Bulgaria is the city of diversity in cultures, religions, traditions, ethnic backgrounds, music and art. The people see the beauty in diversity and enjoy their difference with love and affection. The country largely composes Orthodox Christians. Enriched with cultural structure, Bulgarian culture is influenced by Celtic, Ottoman roman, Slavic, Thracian and Greek cultures. The influences of Ancient Bulgarians reflects in music and architecture and Thracian works contain gold and sarcophagus treasures. Moreover, Bulgaria has a music culture dating back to the Middle Ages. The country is a member of NATO and became a full member of the EU in 2007.
Varna Glamorous Golden Sands
One of the most famous tourism spot is seaside resort town on the northern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast .Moreover, it is basically located in Varna. The Golden sands get crowded with tourists every year. The breath-taking view of golden sand, the luxurious resorts and delicious dishes at restaurant will make you fall in love with this country. At the same time, there is national park and a famous museum that contain many ancient antiques.
National Palace of Culture
The most famous Palace of Bulgaria is the National Palace of Culture. The national Palace of Culture lies in the capital of the country known as Sofia. The palace is the largest, multi-functional conference and exhibition center in entire south-eastern Europe.
Plovdiv is another city of Bulgaria that is famous for its history and infra-structure. Moreover, the must see sight of the city is old town in Plovdiv. This old town is the magnificent architectural and historical reserve located on three of Plovdiv’s hills known as Nebet Tepe, Dzhambaz Tepe and Taksim Tepe respectively.
Inspiring Mosques in Bulgaria
Apart from the stunning mountains and breath taking rivers and resorts, Bulgaria is also rich in mosques and churches. Although, the major religion of country is Christianity but there are many mosques as well. The most famous mosques of the country include Baths Mosque and Dzhumaya Mosque (Friday Mosque). At the same time, the most famous churches are Sveta Petka Church, Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church (Black Mosque), Virgin Mary Cathedral and Church of Saint George (Rotunda) Alexander Nevski Cathedral.
Famous Streets and Colorful Festivals
Bulgaria is culturally enriched country and that’s the reason that there are many annual festivals. These festivals are full of cultures, emotions, affection and aesthetic beauty. The most famous festival is rose festival that is celebrated on 1weekend of June every year. The festival includes the celebrations of Festive concert of Rose Queen and the Rose Festive Parade and International Folklore Festival. Burgas Sand Sculptures Festival is another festival of Bulgaria. On the other hand, the most lively and beautiful streets of the country are Aleksandrovska Street, Knyaz Alexander I Street and Vitosha Street.
Museums and Monuments
There are many inspiring museums and monuments. These represent the history and influences of in Bulgaria hat represents ancient history of Greek, Slavic, Ottoman, and Persia. The most famous museum is Regional Ethnographic Museum. Furthermore, the most beautiful monuments of are Buzludzha Monument and Asen’s Monument.
Famous Historical Places
Bulgaria has many famous sites for tourism, nature lovers and photographers. The must see sites of the country are Asen’s Fortress, Alyosha Soviet Army Memorial, Rose Valley, Hisar Kapia, Ivan Vazov National Theater, Lamartine’s House, Rila Monastery, Rozhen Monastery, Sofia University and National Art Gallery.
Famous Dishes and Drinks in Bulgaria
Despite of all the wonderful places in this country, the food has its own love and popularity. The Fish Soup, Banitsa, Bob Soup, Chushki Byurek, Crispy, Ghivetch, Kavarma Sofia, Kazanlak and Kisha are the most famous foods. The dishes such as Koprivena, Kozunak, Kurabiiki, Sacrificial Soup and Lamb Gras Soup are highly recommended. Moreover, if you visit Bulgaria, you must try the Kyopulo, Manastirska, Maslenki, Mishmish, Pashka, Ponichka, Pot de Lida, Shkembe, Sirene po Shopski, Spanaçena and Tarator dishes, you will fall in love with the taste. The city has very few agriculture fields but they produce excellent quality of fruits and vegetables. The most famous agricultural products are Barley, Sunflower, Pepper, Wheat, Tomato, Apple, Corn, Cucumber, Sugar Beet, Tobacco and Grape.