Castles in Bullgaria

Cape Kaliakra
2016-09-26
Cape Kaliakra protrudes 2 km into the sea, lying 12 km to the east of Kavarna and 60 km to the northeast of Varna. The coastline is steep; sheer cliffs, droppin...
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Baba Vida Fortress
2016-09-26
Located on the Danube River bank. The fortress foundations were laid at the end of the 10th century over an ancient Roman tower. Preserved until nowadays, it wa...
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The Belogradchik Rocks
2016-09-26
The Belogradchik Rocks are situated in the Western part of the Fore Balkan. They are a geologic and geomorphologic formation, which is famous for its natural an...
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Pliska
2008-12-27
Pliska was the capital of the first Bulgarian kingdom, founded by Khan Asparouh. It is situated in the middle of the Pliska plain. The outer part of the ancien...
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The Shumen fortress
2016-09-26
The Shumen fortress is situated about 3 km westwards from the suburbs of the modern town. It is at the very end of the Shumen plateau. The imposing south-east ...
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The Cherven /Red/ Archaeological reserve
2016-09-26
It comprises the archaeological remains of mediaeval Bulgarian town. In the 14-th century crafts and trade were well developed here, the city was ruled by a boy...
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Asenova fortress
2016-09-26
Located 2 km from Assenovgrad, on the high rocky ridge towering over the Assenitsa River. In 1230 the relations with the Latin Empire were bad and Tsar Ivan Ass...
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Lyutitsa medieval fortress
2016-09-26
This fortress is one of the biggest in the East Rhodopes, known also as the “Marble town” and “Kaloyan’s citadel”. It is declared a cultural monument. It is sup...
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Tsepina fortress
2008-12-28
It is situated 6 km from the village of Dorkovo in the Pazardzhik district and is one of the most famous Rhodopean fortresses. It is located in the northeastern...
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Krivus fortress
2008-12-28
It is situated in the southern part of the Rhodopes on a rocky, cone-shaped peak 2 km from the village of Bashevo and about 100 m over the Arda River level. ...
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Ustra fortress
2008-12-28
It rises in the Rhodopes on a rocky peak with the same name, which is situated 5 km from the village of Ustren, Kardzhali region. The peak, with an altitude abo...
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Byalgrad
2008-12-28
Byalgrad fortress is situated 2 km from the village of Gugutka in the eastern Rhodopes. The name of the fortress, which dates from the end of the12 c., comes fr...
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