Bulgaria castles

Castles in Bullgaria

Cape Kaliakra
Cape Kaliakra protrudes 2 km into the sea, lying 12 km to the east of Kavarna and 60 km to the northeast of Varna. The coastline is steep; sheer cliffs, droppin...
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Baba Vida Fortress
Located on the Danube River bank. The fortress foundations were laid at the end of the 10th century over an ancient Roman tower. Preserved until nowadays, it wa...
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The Belogradchik Rocks
The Belogradchik Rocks are situated in the Western part of the Fore Balkan. They are a geologic and geomorphologic formation, which is famous for its natural an...
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Pliska
Pliska was the capital of the first Bulgarian kingdom, founded by Khan Asparouh. It is situated in the middle of the Pliska plain. The outer part of the ancien...
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The Shumen fortress
The Shumen fortress is situated about 3 km westwards from the suburbs of the modern town. It is at the very end of the Shumen plateau. The imposing south-east ...
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The Cherven /Red/ Archaeological reserve
It comprises the archaeological remains of mediaeval Bulgarian town. In the 14-th century crafts and trade were well developed here, the city was ruled by a boy...
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Asenova fortress
Located 2 km from Assenovgrad, on the high rocky ridge towering over the Assenitsa River. In 1230 the relations with the Latin Empire were bad and Tsar Ivan Ass...
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Lyutitsa medieval fortress
This fortress is one of the biggest in the East Rhodopes, known also as the “Marble town” and “Kaloyan’s citadel”. It is declared a cultural monument. It is sup...
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Tsepina fortress
It is situated 6 km from the village of Dorkovo in the Pazardzhik district and is one of the most famous Rhodopean fortresses. It is located in the northeastern...
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Krivus fortress
It is situated in the southern part of the Rhodopes on a rocky, cone-shaped peak 2 km from the village of Bashevo and about 100 m over the Arda River level. ...
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Ustra fortress
It rises in the Rhodopes on a rocky peak with the same name, which is situated 5 km from the village of Ustren, Kardzhali region. The peak, with an altitude abo...
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Byalgrad
Byalgrad fortress is situated 2 km from the village of Gugutka in the eastern Rhodopes. The name of the fortress, which dates from the end of the12 c., comes fr...
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