Current search

Filters

Total results: 6

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...

Church “St. Nikola”

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

Режим А The church “Sv. Nikola” (St. Nicholas) was built beside the walls of an early Byzantine basilica. The archaeological excavations in 1962 – 1968 showed that the basilica was part of the early Byzantine monastery (5th – 6th century). The monastery and the basilica were demolished dur...

St. Haralmpi monastery

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

The monastery St. Haralampy is known with two names – “St. Archangels” – “St. Haralampy”. It is located in the southern part of the plateau Sv. Nikolai. It is surrounded on three sides by steep almost vertical slopes of over 100 meters. It functioned until the end of the 19th century and h...

Cult complex in Kirika locality

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

In the 1930s Geza Feher discovered the remains of a large architectural ensemble including a monumental building and several buildings with chain plan. According to Feher the monumental building was official parade hall of royal family from the second half of 9th century. The buildings wer...

St. Nikola church (Starata mitropolia)

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

St. Nikolai” or “St. Nicholas” (Starata mitropolia / The old Metropolis) is located in the highest part of the plateau Sv. Nikolai, which is just south of the modern city Melnik. It is the oldest and largest Christian church in the city. Archaeological excavations were conducted in 1971 –...