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Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress
"The Belogradchik massif is a group of strange shaped sandstone and conglomerate rock formations located on the slopes of the western Balkan Mountains. The rocks vary in color from primarily red to yellow and some of the rocks reach up to 200 meters in height. Many of the rocks represent fantastic shapes and are associated with interesting legends. They are often named after people or objects they are thought to resemble. The Belogradchik Rocks have been the Romans built roads across the new provinces of the empire on the Balkan peninsula as well as some fortresses to guard them. The mission of Belogradchik Fortress was to control the road from the town of Ratsiaria (nearby today’s village of Archar in the region of Vidin). The Romans constructed the highest part of the fortress called The Citadel. This one-day tour allows you to witness one of the nature wanders of Europe and learn more about the history and culture of the picturesque Northwest Bulgaria.Itinerary: This tour starts from your hotel. After a 3-hour transfe
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Nis Day Tour from Sofia
"Our guide will pick you up at 8:30am from your hotel or accommodation in Sofia. Only 45 minutes of driving will take you to the border between Bulgaria and Serbia. After another hour and a half drive crossing the wonderful Sicevo gorge you will reach Nis. Your first stop is Mediana - an ancient luxurious residence. Here you will learn about the history of the city during the Antiquity and how important was Naissos for the Romans while admiring lovely mosaics on the floor of the atrium in one of the houses of the noble people lived here.NOTE: Mediana is still closed for renovation so visitors are currently not allowed.Your next stop for the day is Cele kula or the Skull tower. Built here in 1809 after the battle of Cegar hill between the Serbians and the Ottomans
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Nis Day Tour from Sofia
"Our guide will pick you up at 8:30am from your hotel or accommodation in Sofia. Only 45 minutes of driving will take you to the border between Bulgaria and Serbia. After another hour and a half drive crossing the wonderful Sicevo gorge you will reach Nis. Your first stop is Mediana - an ancient luxurious residence. Here you will learn about the history of the city during the Antiquity and how important was Naissos for the Romans while admiring lovely mosaics on the floor of the atrium in one of the houses of the noble people lived here.NOTE: Mediana is still closed for renovation so visitors are currently not allowed.Your next stop for the day is Cele kula or the Skull tower. Built here in 1809 after the battle of Cegar hill between the Serbians and the Ottomans
From EUR57.00

More Things to Do in Vidin

Baba Vida Fortress

This medivial fortress id the main sight in Vidin. It was built in the 10th century and is still quite well preserved. The fortress is located right at the banks of the Danube with a beach in front of...
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bijo69
Jun 24, 2012

Generally Wandering Around

Generally wandering around Vidin one comes across a plethora of different historical, artistic and architectural delights very few of which actually seem to be labelled or signed in any way....
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johngayton
Mar 11, 2011

Abandoned synagogue

Testimony of the past glory of the city, of an era of fruitful trade & a poli-ethnic society, the abandoned synagogue lies today hidden among vegetation and behind communist era blocks of flats....
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josephescu
Jul 03, 2008

Osman Pazvantoglu mosque

The mosque finds herself in a much better state as compared with the nearby synagogue…...i thought this was because the Muslim community of Vidin is still alive....but apparently this is not the...
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josephescu
Jul 03, 2008

Baba Vidin Fortress

Whist Vidin is well-endowed with both ancient and recent mouments to its long and interesting history the Fortress of Baba Vida is without doubt the most impressive. This is Bulgaria's best preserved...
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johngayton
Jun 12, 2008

Soviet monument

Typically soviet piece of civic architecture depicting an oversized woman on top of a tall column. The monument is now covered in graffiti and red paint. Raised to pretext a celebration of the WWII...
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josephescu
May 20, 2008
 
 
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Victims of Communism Memorial

One of the few public acknowledgements of the postwar political repression in communist Bulgaria. The memorial looks like a rather modern church and is locked. Looking at it, I couldn’t refrain an...
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josephescu
May 18, 2008

Archaeological museum

I did not visit the Thracian and Roman artefacts, jewellery & statues inside, but I wandered around the beautifully restored downtown villa which hosts the museum – the pagoda shaped wooden...
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josephescu
May 18, 2008

St. Velikomachenik Dimitar church

The city’s main cathedral, recently restored with the help of the Beautiful Bulgaria project. Interesting frescoes and icons inside, as well as the usual oversupply of comically unfriendly...
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josephescu
May 18, 2008

Baba Vida fortress

The ruins of the 3rd century Roman fortress of Bononia have been reconstructed by the Bulgars in the 10-14th century, then by the Turks in the 17th century, who used it to stockpile weaponsThe...
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josephescu
May 18, 2008

Vidin City Park

A good proportion of Vidin's town centre is occupied by greenery, with its tree-lined streets and numerous parks adding to the overall sense of spaciousness. Undoubtedly the finest of these parks is...
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johngayton
Apr 28, 2008

Vidin's Rather Cute Little Art Gallery

If no-one ever told you this was here I doubt very much that you would realise that this slightly formal-looking building with some interesting statues around it located at the start of the riverfront...
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johngayton
Apr 28, 2008

Leten Kut - When You Need A Bit of Shade ;-)

Once you've had your wander out to and around the Baba Vida Fortress (or further) and the sun is now high (or low, or rising, or even if its not sunny at all!!) and you need to rest those old plates...
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johngayton
Apr 25, 2008

Hooked on Fishing

The Vidin Region is a great place for fishing.Theres the River Danube ,one of the largest rivers in Europe ,with some of the largest fish in Europe .You can catch...
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Markiles
Jan 10, 2008

Top Hotels in Vidin

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2 Baba Vida Street,, Vidin, Bulgaria
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3 Edelweiss Str, Vidin, 3700, Bulgaria
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2 Knyaz Boris
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15 Knyaz Dondukov Street, Vidin, 3700, Bulgaria
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70 Tzar Alexander II Str, Vidin, 3700, Bulgaria
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8 Dunavska Str., 3700
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"Vidin - Steeped In History Yet Forward Looking"
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"Vidin the gateway to Europe"
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"Mr. Furious' Vidin Page"
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"Present charm of past glories"
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"Vidin"
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