Krastatata Kazarma (the “cross-shaped barracks”)

The building is a culture monument of national importance. It was built in 1801 for the needs of the quartered in Vidin Ottoman troops and was connected with the armaments workshop in the neighbourhood. After the liberation from the Ottomans it served as court-martial and barracks of the Bulgarian army. Krastatata Kazarma (the "cross-shaped barracks") [...]

Monastery of Rakovica “St. Troica”

Ritous cloisterin foot of the Chernoglav’s top,from then become infiniteely figure haidouk mountain,and to go to the Black sea,in inpenetrable wood folds is monastery of Rakovica “St. Troica”.For it Felix Kanic said:”It’s hard for person to imagine mire fascination nook for contemplative life from this palce…It’s true.that teh palce az this beauty,charm,but ritous cloiser is […]

Churches in Vidin

“St. Matyr Dimitar” Cathedral The construction of the first temple of this name began in 17th C. It was wooden and lasted for about two and a half centuries. In it, on December 6, 1868, the Metropolitan of Vidin – Antim 1st /who later became the first Bulgarian Exarch / – declared the detachment of […]

Kozarnika cave

Kozarnika is a cave in northwestern Bulgaria that was used as a hunters’ shelter as early as the Lower Paleolithic (1,6 million BP). It marks an older route of early humans from Africa to Europe via the Balkans, prior to the currently suggested route across Gibraltar, and probably keeps the earliest evidence of human symbolic [...]

The Belogradchik Rocks

The Belogradchik Rocks (Belogradchishki skali) is one of the most famous and most impressive nature phenomenon in Bulgaria. They are a group of bizarre sandstone and limestone rock formations with different and amazing shapes, reaching up to 200 m in height. They form a strip, which is 30 km long and up to 3 km [...]

Magura

The Magura cave is located in Northwestern Bulgaria, just 17 km from the town of Belogradchik. It is one of the longest caves in the country - the total length of uncovered passages is over 2500 m. It consists of one main gallery, pointing southeast-northwest and three side passageways. The cave-chambers are quite spacious. Each [...]

Baba Vida

The Babini Vidini Kuli fortress, also known as Baba Vida Fortress is situated on an area of 9.5 decares on the bank of the river Danube, in the northern part of Vidin. The fortress was raised upon the remains of the ancient town of Bononia. The construction of the medieval castle began during the second [...]