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Country : Bulgaria

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Photos marked as were added from 23 May 2020.


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Province
State
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Bulgaria
Sofia
Sveta Nedelya Church
 The Sveta Nedelya Church (1863) is in the centre of Sofia.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
Sveta Nedelya Church
 Detail from the church.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
 The 24m high figure of Sofia, the goddess of wisdom, dates from 2001 in place of a statue of Lenin.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
 Central market building.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
 The Banya Basho Mosque is an Ottoman structure dating from 1576.
It is the city's only working mosque.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
 Guard outside the Presidential Palace.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
Aleksander Nevski Church
 The 1912 Aleksander Nevski Church is a memorial to Russians who died for Bulgaria's independence from the Ottoman Empire.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
Aleksander Nevski Church
 The church has 8kg of gold on its central dome.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
Aleksander Nevski Church
 The entrance to the church.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
 Laceware on a market stall.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
 The Russian Church of St Nicolas is one of the landmarks of the city.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
 The Church of St George is Sofia's oldest preserved building and was built in the 4th century by the Romans.
2006
Bulgaria
Sofia
 The 6th century Church of St Sofia was built by Justinian and gives its name to the city.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila
 The Rila Mountains near the village of Rila.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila
 Street scene in Rila.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Rila Monastery was founded in 927 AD.
The Nativity Church is set in a multi-cloistered irregularly shaped courtyard.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Detail of the church dome.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 In the elegantly carved courtyard of the monastery.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 The four storey monks' quarters at Rila Monastery, which is set in forested mountains.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 View of the four level balconies of the monks' quarters.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Pilgrims at Rila Monastery.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Rila Monastery is famous for its murals and its ceilings and walls are covered with them.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Mural from the monastery.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Wall mural in the Nativity Church.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 One of the many wall mural in the monastery.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Mural of scenes from heaven and hell.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 The mural covered cloisters.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Icons for sale.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Priest ringing bells from the Hrelyu Tower (1335).
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Rila Monastery is set in the forested Rila Mountains.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 The monks' quarters.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Visting Greek Orthodox priest.
2006
Bulgaria
Rila Monastery
 Romanian nuns.
2006
Bulgaria
Iskar River
 The Iskar River near Sofia.
2006
Bulgaria
Iskar Gorge
 The western end of the gorge is forested.
2006
Bulgaria
Iskar Gorge
 The forested Iskar Gorge north of Sofia.
2006
Bulgaria
Iskar Gorge
 The 156km long Iskar Gorge.
2006
Bulgaria
Iskar Gorge
 The narrow part of the gorge.
2006
Bulgaria
Iskar Gorge
 The Iskar Gorge cuts through the Stara Planina mountains and is 156km long.
2006
Bulgaria
Iskar Gorge
 Spectacular rock formations on the slopes of the gorge.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 Veliko Tarnovo is set on a gorge. It was the former capital of the country.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 The Monument of the Asens in Veliko Tarnovo overlooking the Yantra River.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 The gorge is very steep with houses right at the edge.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 The central districts of the city reflected in the Yantra River.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 Much of Veliko Tarnovo is perched on a gorge.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 Houses stacked up on the steep gorge.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 Houses on hilly Veliko Tarnovo.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 House with overhanging balcony.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 Narrow streets.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 Typical house in the old part of the city.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 Overhanging balconies in the old city.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 The upper districts of Veliko Tarnovo.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 St Bogadaritsa Church.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 Shops.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 Spectacular scenery at Veliko Tarnovo.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 The Asenova district with its bridge over the River Yantra.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 The Forty Martyrs Church in the Asenova district dates from 1230.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
 The city suburbs and the Yantra River.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
Tsarevets
 Tsarevets (overlooking Veliko Tarnovo) is a medaeval fortress which used to be the capital of Bulgaria.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
Tsarevets
 The main gate to the fort with the Church of the Blessed Saviour at the highest point.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
Tsarevets
 The fortifications.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
Tsarevets
 Watchtower along the walls of the fort.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
Tsarevets
 The Royal Palace.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
Tsarevets
 Part of the Royal Palace which once covered an area of 4500 square metres.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
Tsarevets
 The Church of the Blessed Saviour (1235) at the highest point in Tsarevets fort.
2006
Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo
Tsarevets
 View of Veliko Tarnovo from the walls of Tsarevets fort.
2006
Bulgaria
Plovdiv
 Street scene.
2006
Bulgaria
Plovdiv
 Pedestrian street in the centre of Plovdiv.
2006
Bulgaria
Plovdiv
 Statue of Phillip II (father of Alexander the Great) after whom the city is named.
2006
Bulgaria
Plovdiv
 Honey seller.
2006
Bulgaria
Plovdiv
 The cobbled hilly streets of the old city.
2006
Bulgaria
Plovdiv
 The belltower of the Church of Sveta Bogoroditsa (1844).
2006
Bulgaria
Plovdiv
 The 15th century Jumaya Mosque is one of the oldest in the Balkans. The minaret is 23m high.
2006
Bulgaria
Plovdiv
 The 2nd century Roman Amphitheatre, built by Trajan, was lost until a 1972 landslide.
2006
Bulgaria
Plovdiv
 Nebet Tepe is a Thracian hilltop settlement dating from 5000 BC.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
 The city of Varna on the Black Sea.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
Cathedral of the Assumtion
 The Cathedral of the Assumtion of the Virgin is Varna's landmark. It dates from the 1880s.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
Cathedral of the Assumtion
 The golden domes of the cathedral.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
Cathedral of the Assumtion
 Fine stonework at the cathedral entrance.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
 Colourful wooden shop.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
 School.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
 The city theatre.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
 Primorski Park in the Black Sea city of Varna.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
 Belltower dating from 1602.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
 Street musician.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
St Sarkis Church
 The St Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church dates from 1842.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
St Sarkis Church
 Orthodox icon.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
Thermae
 The Thermae are ruins of a series of Roman baths dating from the 2nd century AD.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
Thermae
 Undeground toilet and changing area at the Thermae, Europe's third largest Roman ruins.
2006
Bulgaria
Varna
 The Byzantine style Church of St Nikolai.
2006
Bulgaria
Nesebar
 Nesebar is set on a rocky outcrop reached by a causeway.
2006
Bulgaria
Nesebar
 The walls of the 5000 years old settlement of Nesebar were built by Thracians and fortified by Greeks.
2006
Bulgaria
Nesebar
 Nesebar is famous for its distinctive brick and ceramic churches like the 14th century Pentokrator Church.
2006
Bulgaria
Nesebar
 St Spa's Church (1609) is below ground level, common for churches built during the Ottoman period.
2006
Bulgaria
Nesebar
 St Paraskeva's Church dates from the 13th century. It is now an art gallery.
2006
Bulgaria
Nesebar
 The 10th century Church of John The Baptist.
2006
Bulgaria
Nesebar
 The ruins of the Basilica of Bogoritsa Eleitsa overlook the Black Sea.
2006
Bulgaria
Nesebar
St Stefan Church
 St Stefan Church dates from the 12th century.
2006
Bulgaria
Nesebar
St Stefan Church
 16th century murals.
2006
Bulgaria
Nesebar
 Detail of 14th century Archangels Michael and Gabriel Church.
2006

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