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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...

Vishegrad Medieval fortress

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

The fortress Vishegrad is located on a rocky peak on the right bank of river Arda (dam Studen kladenets). It covers an area of 0.56 acres. The south wall is 75 meters length and wide from 1.70 to 2 m. In the eastward end and in the middle of the south wall were erected two rectangular towe...

Kaliakra

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

Interior fortification line: The Medieval fortification is about 10 m north from the Late antiquity fortification, at his place was situated dwelling. This fortification line is not like the others – the citadel included the rock crown from southwest and northeast. The fortification consis...

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...

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...

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. Todor” church

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

The “St. Todor” Church is a small cross-domed church with dimensions 7.40 x 6.20 m. It is built of cut stones bound with mortar, whilst the vaults and the dome were entirely built with bricks. There are two layers of frescoes.

Gradishte locality, near the Vratsata pass

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

The Vratitsa stronghold in the Gradishte locality is situated in the Vratsata pass, 1,8 km southwest from the centre of the town of Vratsa in direction to Zgorigrad village. The site was inhabited for a long period. Numerous finds testify to occupation already in the 4th – 1st century BC,...

Krakra fortress

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

The medieval fortress on the Krakra hill is situated in the southwestern part of the city of Pernik, on a rocky plateau on the right bank of the Struma River. In the 4th century BC a strong fortress was built, covering an area of 35 decares. The wall followed the terrain features and did n...