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Trekking Day Trip to Rila Mountains and Mt Mousala from Sofia
"Your morning starts early with a transfer to Borovets ski resort (it takes about 1 hour 15 min) where you will take the cabin lift to Yastrebets hut (2370 m). This is the starting point of your 3-hour trek to the peak (+600 m). You will be led by well trodden paths but a rocky ground. The view from the top is really splendid so you can spend a short time admiring the views before taking the lift back.""""Mousala is the highest peak (at 2925 m) not only in Rila Mountains but on the whole Balkan Peninsula. Join this trekking experience and lose yourself in breathtaking views."title=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Excellent+value+for+money&3=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide
From EUR68.00
 
Day Trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church from Sofia
"Rila Monastery is the largest the most beautiful and the most important Bulgarian monastery founded in 10th c. by the most honored Bulgarian saint Ivan Rilski (John of Rila). The oldest building is Hrelyo’s tower from 14th c. The monastery is situated among the rocky peaks and ancient pine forests of Rila Mountains.The distance between so you can perfectly combine a visit to both the monastery and the church.""""Two UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day only. Rila Monastery is the largest the most beautiful and the most important Bulgarian monastery
From EUR41.00
 
Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia
"Meet your guide near Alexander Nevsky Square in central Sofia and settle into your air-conditioned minivan. Then relax on your roughly 2-hour journey to UNESCO-listed Rila Monastery tucked in the pine-forested Rila Mountains in southwest Bulgaria.Enjoy the views over rural Bulgaria as you travel and hear enlightening facts about the monastery. Founded in 927 AD by hermit monk Ivan Rilski or ‘John of Rila’ Bulgaria’s patron saint; this photogenic walled complex came to symbolize the Bulgarian national identity and is considered a masterpiece of Slav architecture for its arcaded balconies and splendid frescoes.On arrival enjoy a guided tour of the main courtyard and five-domed church admiring its vivid fresco-coated colonnades as you enter. Then
From EUR35.00

More Things to Do in Kyustendil

Fаtih Sultan Mehmed Mosque (1531)

this old mosque located on the main trading street in Kyustendil is abandoned and almost a ruine because (according to the taxi driver who took us to Hissarluka) its descеdants cannot decide who will...
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Aug 11, 2006

Art Gallery

exhibitions of works of the great Bulgaria artist Vladimir Dimitrov-Maystora.Vladimir Dimitrov was born on 1.02.1882 in the village of Frolosh in the family of refugies from Macedonia. He was forced...
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Aug 10, 2006

Hissarluka Fortress

Dates back to antient (Pautalia) and mediaeval (Velbuzhd) times. Built in the end of 4th and the beginning of 5th century, reconstructured in 6th, used at the time of the First and Second Bulgarian...
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Aug 10, 2006

Ilyo Vojvoda House-Museum

A museum that represents the struggle of Bulgarians from the area for national liberation. This is the restored house of Ilyo Markov known as Ilyo Vojvoda, a renowned figures of the National...
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Aug 07, 2006

Pirkova Tower

a mediaeval defense tower from the end of the 4th and the beginning of 5th century from the time of the mediaeval town Velbudzh. the base floor was used for storage, a stone fireplace and two...
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Aug 07, 2006

House-Museum Dimitar Peshev

Built following the original plans of the native house of Dimitar Peshev this museum houses an exhibition Saving of Bulgarian Jews. The project was of Minicipalty of Kyustendil and Union of Bulgarian...
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Aug 07, 2006
 
 
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Historical Museum

The historical museum was closed when we arrived (on Sunday). The guard let us enter the yard and see the archeological finds exhibited there. Among the findings from Roman time there are monuments...
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Aug 07, 2006

Roman Therms

A monument of the Roman town Pautalia. These are the second largest terms in Bulgaria after these in Odessos (nowadays Varna). Built in 2nd century. About 1000 sq. m. have been examined. The desing of...
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Aug 07, 2006

Bishop's Church Virgin Mary's Assumption

Built in 1816 on the bases of two older churches - St. Nikola and St. Haralampi. It was declared an architectural and art monument because of icons from the beginning of 19th century, the holy gates...
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Aug 07, 2006

Ahmed Bay Mosque

Built in 1531 nowadays a museum. It housed an archeological exhibition, currently there is an exhibition of minerals. Unfortunately it was closed when we arrived although it should have worked!
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Aug 07, 2006

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