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Rock complex Gluhite Kamani

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The rock complex Gluhite Kamani is situated within the territory of the villages of Malko Gradishte, municipality of Lyubimets and the village of Efrem, municipality of Madzharovo. The site is located on a hillside descending to the east of St. Marina Peak (708.6 m). The ridge is crowned w...

Episcopal basilica with complex, Sandanski

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The episcopal basilica and the complex around it are located in the center of the modern town Sandanski. The site was discovered by chance in 1917, when during the construction the military found well-preserved circular baptistery. The excavations were renewed in 1989 by a team directed by...

Late Antiquity and Medieval fortress Konstantsia

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The Late Antiquity and Medieval city Konstantsia is located on a plateau-shape hill on the right bank of river Maritsa. The fortification wall was repaired several times. It was built in 4th century and existed until 13th century. The different construction periods are visible. In 4th – 7t...

Manastira cave

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Fortress and a sanctuary at the village of Angel voivoda

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Destructions of a fortification wall are visible on the ridge. D. Aladzhov mentions the discovery of tetradrachms of Thasos (2nd period) as well as Roman coins (Augustus and Trajan).

Late Antiquity and Medieval fortress Asar tepe

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Режим А The fortress has an elongated trapezoidal shape with a broad base directed to the northwest, narrow – to the southeast. The walls were built of local stone without mortar, now most of them are in destruction. The only preserved length of about 60 m from the southwest wall is built...

Neolithic dwellings museum

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

In the Western part of Stara Zagora a tell is situated. Its height is 8,5 m and it has a diameter 90 m. During rescue excavations burnt house was surveyed, which is one of the best preserved two-storeyed houses from the Early Neolithic period. It was preserved in situ in a special building...

Thracian and Ancient town Kabyle

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Regular archaeological excavations shows that the first settlement here appeared near the Thracian sanctuary of Kybela-Artemis at the end of the 2nd millennium BC. In the beginning of the 3rd century BC, during the reign of Spartok and Scostoc, Kabyle was the capital of Thracian kingdom. I...

Nicopolis ad Nestum

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Nicopolis ad Nestum is a Roman city situated in Southwest Bulgaria. Its remains are in the southwestern part of the village of Gurmen, in the Marchov chiflik and Hisarluka locality, 7 km east from the town of Gotse Delchev. The city was founded in 106 by Emperor Trajan (98 – 117). In the...

Teke Karaach monastery

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

It was discovered in the beginning of 20th century by Karel Škorpil. The excavations started in 1995. The monastery is dated back in end of 9th century and it had been used until 18th century. The monastery is situated on an area of almost 10 acres. The ensemble is built on a flat terrace...