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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
From EUR57.00
 
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 General in Belogradchik

The Best Time to visit The Rocks.

Afternoon Sunlight is the best Light to have the most beautiful picture of the whole Rocks on the westside. When we went around 8:30 a.m. and started to climb up to the rocks there were more shadows...
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kharmencita
Oct 05, 2013

The Legend of the Belogradchik Rock Formations

The Rocks tell you some romantic love Stories.....It was narrated: “That long long time ago there exist two kinds of Monasteries: Monk monastery and Nunnery in the middle of Belogradchik Rocks. There...
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kharmencita
Sep 26, 2013

Tourist stuff to do...

The tourist information is at the main square (although at the Tourist Hotel there is also a center). You can get maps and free brochures at the office at the main square and staff is very friendly,...
ger4444
Mar 13, 2004

Some trivia about the Magura Cave

The Magura cave is hollowed out in the Rabisha hill (461m above the sea level). It is small monocline, which is part of the Belogradchik anticline. The cave formation started 15 million years ago. The...
ger4444
Mar 13, 2004

architecture of the citadel

The fortress has walls that are 12 m. high and 2.5 wide at their foot. The fortress consists of three castle yards separated by massive metal gates. There are guard-rooms, three gun grounds, three...
ger4444
Mar 13, 2004

Some historic triva on the citadel

The citadel is a ancient stronghold that had been built among the unreachable rocks, when the Balkan Peninsula was within the confines of the Roman Empire (III century A.D.). The Romans took advantage...
ger4444
Mar 13, 2004
 
 
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Some historic trivia on the town of Belogradchik

Belogradchik is an old settlement, originated as early as I century when the Romans built a fortress among the rocks. After that, this fortress and the settlement were ruined many times and built...
ger4444
Mar 13, 2004

Practical tips on the Belogradchiski Skali

You can approach the rock-area via the citadel, when you come at the parkingplace near the entrance, don’t go to the left (where you enter the citaladel) but go straightforward, and then walk around...
ger4444
Mar 13, 2004

Top Hotels in Belogradchik

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2 Vuzrajdane Sq, Belogradchik, 3900, Bulgaria
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3ti mart 47, 3900
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Top 5 Belogradchik Writers

ger4444

"Belogradchik: escaped out of a Dali painting?"
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ChristinaNest

"Belogradchik area"
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Childish

"Belogradchik, Bulgaria - A MUST-SEE place"
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kharmencita

"The Rocks of Belogradchik..do you know its Legend?"
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peter_dimov

"Quite a place..."
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