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30 Nov 15
An exhibition of works by great Spanish painter Picasso opened at the National Gallery in October 2015 till January 24, 2016. It offered 78 lithographs and 8 works of pottery of the Picasso foundation museum house in Malaga, Spain.

23 Nov 15
Maritsa motorway in Bulgaria is fully completed on October 29, 2015. Maritsa is part of Pan-European Corridor IV at the frontier with Turkey. It was co-financed by the EU cohesion fund through the Transport Operational Programme.

16 Nov 15
A part of motorway Struma in use of tours from the capital Sofia to Rila monastery of 10 century, a UNESCO site in Bulgaria, was launched on 22 of October 2015 with reference of local election in Bulgaria on 25 of October 2015.

09 Nov 15
The exhibition of 280 artefacts from 20 museums from Europe about Thracian Kings is presented at Sendai and Nagoya, Japan from October 2015 till May 2016 for knowledge of Japanese tourists of tours in Bulgaria. Bulgaria is presented by pieces of gold treasures of Valchitran of 1 300 BC, and Panagyurishte of 400 BC, and the oldest processed gold in the world of Varna of 4 600 BC.

02 Nov 15
The exhibition The Oldest Gold Treasure of Varna, Bulgaria was unveiled in the European Parliament in Brussels on 20 of October 2015. The treasure is considered the oldest processed golden treasure in the world as it is dated back to 4600-4200 BC.

26 Oct 15
The Days of Japanese Culture in Bulgaria took place in Sofia for the 26th time. The Japanese festival opened with a unique Noh classical Japanese theatre performance on 2 October, 2015. Japanese Noh is on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

19 Oct 15
2976 silver Roman coins, dated 1 and 2 century, were dug out at the same center of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria on 4 of September 2015. The treasure of coins had been collected more than 100 years and one of the owners Roman citizens curved his name on the clay jug.

12 Oct 15
The archaeologists discovered the ruins of early Christian church in Silistra on 4 of September 2015. They believe it is one of the important churches as possibly being church of the first Bulgarian patriarchs in 10 century.

05 Oct 15
Twenty silver and bronze coins of 1 and 2 century BC were dug at ruins of walls of ancient Pharmakida i.e. today’s Primorsko, Bulgaria on 1 of September 2015. They were coins of Apollonia Pontika and Alexander the Great those were minted after his death due to high interest on the market.

28 Sep 15
A piece of richly decorated Roman mosaic of 5 century was found during works in the city of Sofia situated over Roman Serdica. It has six colors and presented natural elements. A Roman heating system made of hollow canals was uncovered under the Roman mosaic.

21 Sep 15
A small figure of Roman God Mars was found in the ruins of ancient Misionos near Targovishte, Bulgaria. The legs and arms of the figure were cut probably in gesture of rejecting previous pagan believes and accepting Christian religion.

14 Sep 15
An East Orthodox plumb crest reliquary with Jesus Crist and three of his apostles was found in the ruins of ancient Roman town Misionos near Targovishte, Bulgaria on 20 of August 2015.

08 Sep 15
A coin of the Emperor of Bysantium Basil II, named as Bulgar-slayer, of 23 carat gold of 4.4 g and a seal card of a nobleman named Goergiu Kiviliot were found in Perperikon in August 2015.

31 Aug 15
Coins of mameluc sultans of Egypt of 14 century were found in Kastrizi Varna in Bulgaria in July 2015. There were numerous coins of Venetia, Mongols, Serbia and other countries there as Varna is a big port at the Black Sea side of Bulgaria.

24 Aug 15
The archaeologists matched the details of an excavated 55 cm marble tile with East-Orthodox Jesus Christs’ monogram or Christo gram the seal of the God of 6 century in the remains of the library of an ancient church in Sandanski, Bulgaria in August 2015.

17 Aug 15
Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a peculiar close combat bladed weapon used by the Thracians in Perperikon, Bulgaria. The rhomphaias, which can measure up to 1.5 m, are relatively rare finds in Bulgaria where only 13 of them have been found so far.

10 Aug 15
The ruins on 3,000 sq. m of the ancient fortress Pharmakida or Healer, clay vessels with bulls’ heads and silver coins of Maronea of Marble Sea were found in the preserved area of the forests of Ropotamo River at Primorsko, Bulgaria in July 2015.

03 Aug 15
Discovered artifacts in July 2015 from the fortress Urvitch in Bulgaria from the period of time from 5 century B.C. till Ottoman sultans of 17 century were exposed at the National history museum in Sofia. Among them is jewelry shape tool for rings from the medieval monastery Saint Ilia.

27 Jul 15
A 10 cm statue of the Greek God Apollo, gold and silver objects were excavated at Perperikon on 17 of June 2015. God Apollo was at his classical body position of archer with fine features of face and body.

20 Jul 15
Bulgaria could be one of the countries benefitting from the deflection of the tourist stream away from Tunisia for tourists looking for relatively low-cost all-inclusive packages, according to a Reuters report.

13 Jul 15
An ancient plumb amulet bukrani, in the shape of a head of a bull with a star with eight rays, was excavated in Sozopol, ancient Apollonia Pontika, Bulgaria. These amulets were known in ancient Greece and Tracia since 5 century BC.

07 Jul 15
Four Roman ovens and water well from 2 century AD were discovered in Pavlikeni, Bulgaria in May 2015. The four ovens for baking pottery are just like the more than 50 furnaces in the ancient Roman ceramic factory there.

29 Jun 15
A plumb seal of Simeon the Great, the tsar of Bulgaria between 893 and 927, was found at the Gold Church in Preslav, the medieval capital of Bulgaria. The tourists of tours in Bulgaria can see the seal with the head of Tsar Simeon in helmet it in the National History Museum in Sofia.

22 Jun 15
The basement walls of a Roman villa from the time of Constantine the Great were discovered near Mursalevo, Bulgaria. They discovered several farm buildings to store agricultural production and to accommodate workers.

15 Jun 15
A bronze 55-centimetre Christian religious cross which was found during excavations in the Bishop’s church, Sandanski, had been used in liturgical processions in the 5th and 6th centuries AD.

08 Jun 15
The oldest preserved Cyrillic inscription in Bulgaria was at the All Saints rock monastery of Krepcha. The archaeologists believed the inscription had been made by the monk Antony in 921, who had most likely founded the monastery.

01 Jun 15
The archeological site Karasura near Chirpan, Bulgaria offers three gates, ten towers, church and residential buildings. The explorations have provided stone carved pylons, sculptures, labor tools and coins since before the Christianity age. The discovered ceramic pottery includes more than 250 recovered items.

25 May 15
It is said with reference of forthcoming tourist center of Bulgaria in Tokyo that in 2014 Bulgaria was visited by 12,000 Japanese tourists. The rate in 2014 is 7 per cent more than in 2013.

18 May 15
Bulgaria will have an information tourist center in Tokyo after an agreement to this effect was signed on 12 of May 2015 by Tourism Minister of Bulgaria and President of the Japan-Southeast Europe Business Association (JSEEBA). The financing of the center will be provided by JSEEBA for lasting partnership and cooperation in tourism and in promoting Bulgaria as a tourist destination in Japan.

11 May 15
TripAdvisor says Bulgaria's capital Sofia is the number one city in terms of hotel stay. With a cheap one-night hotel stay in Sofia costing USD 126.04 on average, Sofia comes first in the TripIndex Room Service report.

04 May 15
The Shoumen Fortress has existed for more than 3200 years, as the district has been inhabited since high antiquity. The fortress and cult architecture, the houses, and the thousands of movable monuments show the variety of functions the fortress had during the different ages.

27 Apr 15
The Hisarlaka fortress of Kyustendil includes the acropolis of the ancient Roman town of Pautalia. The fortress itself was built at 4 century with irregular shape of 230 m long and 125 m wide. The walls are supposed to have been 10 m high, and the towers 12 m.

20 Apr 15
The bronze rosette with seven rays has been found in Pliska. The rosette represents ancient Bulgarian 12 year’s cyclical calendar with the signs of the fifth known planets in the ancient time together with the Sun and the Moon: Venus, Saturn, Mars, Jupiter and Mercury.

14 Apr 15
The newspaper Guardian of UK included on 8 of April 20015 Pirin Park of Bulgaria in the list of Top 10 national incredible parks in Europe. Pirin Park is spectacular, for its jagged mountain peaks that rise to 3,000 metres, its pristine lakes and ponds and its fantastic wildlife. Among places to visit are Bansko, wine town of Melnik and Rozhen monastery.

06 Apr 15
A small lead capsule of 6 century  for relics from the grave of Saint John the Apostle at Ephesus, Roman Empire was discovered in the ruins of a church near Burgas, Bulgaria. He was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. Only 43 lead capsules were found in the world.

30 Mar 15
The driver of an agro tractor has plowed out in the field near Plovdiv, Bulgaria a clay jug with 90 European and Ottoman silver coins of 16 century. The tourists of tours in Bulgaria can see them in the History museum in Plovdiv.

23 Mar 15
Augusta Archeological Area is a Late-Antique and Early-Byzantine castle rises near Mizia in northwestern Bulgaria. The archeologists found that based on the camp Ala Augusta the town center Augusta progressed there yet in the 2nd century.

16 Mar 15
The Madjarovo Chromlech Thracian sanctuary was dated VII – VI century BC. The sanctuary represents a megalithic facility – cromlech, and is the only monument of this kind on the territory of Bulgaria. It was built in the shape of a stone summit, fenced off from all sides and isolated from external influences.

09 Mar 15
Ledenika is a cave near Vratsa, Bulgaria with approximately 300 m in length. Ledenika cave is a natural site and a national tourist beauty spot. The tourists can see there ten halls, ornate with stalactites, stalagmites, stalactites, rock draperies and waterfalls, bats, cave beetles, wood lice, spiders and the insect Ledenikus or Light hater.

02 Mar 15
The Kaleto fortress is the most interesting and most significant historical monument in the famous red rocks of Belogradchik, Bulgaria. It was built among the stone rocks when Bulgaria was a part of the Roman Empire. In its construction, Romans took advantage of the natural inaccessibility of the rocks.

23 Feb 15
Belintash is a sanctuary from the 5th century BC, making it the oldest one in Europe, it is located near the town of Asenovgrad, Bulgaria. It was dedicated to Thracian God Sabazius. The altar used for ritual sacrifices, located on a mountain plateau, is accessible through steps, carved in the rock.

16 Feb 15
The building of spa museum of mineral water named Aqua Kalide of Burgas, Bulgaria is under renovation for tourists of tours in Bulgaria. Spa spring was used of noble men of Roman Emperor Trajan of 1 century, Byzantine Emperor Constantine IV of 7 century and the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Suleiman I the Magnificent of 16 century.

09 Feb 15
World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) announced its Destination Award for 2015 to three places as follows: Ljubljana, Slovenia, North-Eastern coast of Taiwan and Sozopol, Bulgaria. Sozopol wins the nomination with old South wall and tower and old town of Sozopol.

02 Feb 15
The tourists of cultural tours of Bulgaria visited the Roman Nicopolis ad Istrum, near Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria, that was founded by Emperor Trajan in honor of his victory over the Dacians in 102-106 A.D. More than 900 types of coins bearing its name are known to the world.

26 Jan 15
The winter ski resort of Pampororvo, Bulgaria lost about 80 per cent of Russian ski tourists but it faced 500 per cent increase of tourists from Greece and 30 per cent increase of tourists from Turkey this winter tourist’s season.

19 Jan 15
About 350 000 Bulgarians traveled abroad for Christmas Day and New Year Eve 2015. They visited mainly neighboring countries such as Greece, Turkey and Serbia. Other Bulgarians preferred visiting winter ski resorts such as Bansko, Borovetz and Pamporovo and spa resorts such as Velingrad, Sandanski and Hisarya in Bulgaria.

12 Jan 15
15 000 tourists visited ski center Bansko, Bulgaria for Christmas Day and New Year Eve 2015. Most of them were from Bulgaria, Great Britain, Greece, FYR of Macedonia, Romania, Russia and Serbia. The skiers enjoyed nine ski fields of Bansko as 30 skiers suffered injuries and went to see a doctor just per one day.

05 Jan 15
The Museum of Mosaics in Devnya, Bulgaria exhibits different mosaics of III and IV century. It preserves a variety of Roman and early-Byzantine mosaics of small stones-cubes of marble, limestone, fired clay, and colour glass. They depict characters and scenes from the Greek and Roman mythology, exotic animals and birds, plant and geometrical motifs.

22 Dec 14
Pobiti Kamani or the Stone Forest is one of natural phenomena in Bulgaria located 18 km westwards from Varna, Bulgaria. It consists of stone columns reaching 6 metres high, some up to 12 metres across at their base. Pobiti kamani stone forest was formed some 50 million years ago as a part of the sea bottom and now is inorganic sediments eroded.

15 Dec 14
The church of Saint Theodore in Nessebar was built in 13th century. It is a small single-nave church with a narthex and apsemeasures 11 x 5 m, expanded to the south below the original gable roof during the late Middle Ages.

08 Dec 14
The UNESCO Committee on its ninth session in Paris on 26 of November 2014 registered in the world Representative list of intangible cultural heritage the Bulgarian tradition of manufacturing colorful wool carpets in Tchiprovtzi, Bulgaria. The other two previous Bulgarian elements in the list were the singing of old ladies from Bistritza of 2006/2008 and Nestinarstvo walking on fire of 2009.

01 Dec 14
Three Roman bronze statuettes of 2 century, coins, parts of clay and glass vessels and wall frescoes were discovered in the ruins of the Roman town of Nikopolis ad Istrum, near Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria in summer of 2014. Two of the bronze statuettes were of important Roman senators and the third was of a black man mask of a Roman artists.

24 Nov 14
Bulgarian city of Plovdiv has been ranked 6th in a list of the hottest destinations in the world to visit in 2015 which have been announced by travel publisher Lonely Planet. Washington DC has been voted as the number one city to visit in 2015, followed by El Chaltén, Argentina, Milan, Italy, Zermatt, Switzerland, Valletta, Malta, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Salisbury, UK, Vienna, Austria, Chennai, India and Toronto, Canada.

17 Nov 14
The city of Plovdiv in Bulgaria becomes European Capital of Culture of 2019. The historical monuments in Plovdiv date 6,000 years ranking Plovdiv among the world's oldest cities with ruins of the tribes of the Neolith, Thracian rulers, Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire and Ottoman Empire.

10 Nov 14
The skeleton of a woman priest of the Thracian tribe of Getae and 180 pieces of golden jewelry and objects of 3 and 4 century were dug out of 5 meters deep grave near Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari Sborianovo – a UNESCO site in Bulgaria.

03 Nov 14
A stone rock with word “khan”, the ruins of eight houses of wealthy and noble men as the biggest was of 80 sq. m and a local ancient pub with pieces of 80 imported glasses and cups of 4 and 5 century were discovered in the ruins of the ancient town of Missionis near Targovishte, Bulgaria.

27 Oct 14
A seal of lead with face of Saint Nicolas of an officer of an emperor of Byzantium named Leon of 10 century was found at the ruins of the ancient monastery Kireka, near rock figure of Horseman of Madara, a UNESCO site in Bulgaria. The monastery had been built by a tsar of the Bulgarians and it was later conquered by an emperor of Byzantium in the long wars then.

20 Oct 14
The text in Greek “God, helps Veronique” on a piece of clay vessel, probably of the beautiful local woman Kelly mentioned in books of Venetia on Perperikon, bronze rings and a silver coin of Tsar Ivan Alexander of 13 – 14 century are among the artefacts those were found in Perperikon, Bulgaria in 2014.

13 Oct 14
The archaeologists go on excavations of the salt mine in Provadia, Bulgaria in 2014. CNN, Euronews and Daily Mail also have reported the news. The archaeologists claim the salt was used for exchange in old times and these were the oldest salt mine, a city with about 300 residents and three meters high stone walls in Europe dated 6500 years old.

06 Oct 14
The hotels in Sofia, Bulgaria are in the Top 10 list of cleanest hotels in world capitals as Sofia rates fifth, shows a list of the portal. The ratings are formed on the opinions of more than 6 million users of the tourist portal, who rated hotels in world capitals. Most clean are the hotels in Tokyo, while the dirtiest are in Kiev.

29 Sep 14
A treasure of 1,200 bronze Byzantine coins of 6th century was found in the ruins of an ancient fortress on 2,000 sq. m near Debrene in the North-Eastern Bulgaria on 16 of September 2014. There were also ruins of the walls and a door of the fortress and swords of ancient Roman horsemen.

23 Sep 14
The ruins of an ancient archbishop church was found in the ruins of the Roman town of Zaldapa Abrid in North-Eastern Bulgaria, named as “Bulgarian Pompeii”, dated of 4 to 7 century. This Roman town was of 230,000 sq. m in the walls and more 170,000 sq. m outside with at least three churches.

15 Sep 14
The oldest coin in Bulgaria of 7 century B.C. was found in the sea in Sozopol, Bulgaria on 9 of September 2014. The coin was a mixture of gold and silver with weight of 0.63 gram and the coin was minted in Lydia, the ancient Asia Minor country where the first ever coins were minted.

08 Sep 14
Six billon alloy coins of copper and silver were dug out from the archaeologists at Rodestitza fortress, 4 to 14 century, Ivailovgrad, Bulgaria. The Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos ordered taking silver church vessels to make them billon coins to pay to the officials and soldiers in 1081.

01 Sep 14
The Roman tomb of 5 century, restored as a place to visit for tours of Bulgaria, was opened on 27 of August 2014 near Saint Sofia Church in Sofia, Bulgaria. In the Roman tomb there was a coin of the Roman emperor Justin I and a stone script with name of the buried honorable Roman citizen named as Horace - Servant of God.

26 Aug 14
A Roman sculpture on a tomb stone with faces of the members of the family, another piece of Roman sculptures of the Valley of Struma River, was found and exhibited in the History Museum in Sofia, Bulgaria.

18 Aug 14
A newly found well preserved Roman marble statue of a herm in favor of God Hermes dated of 2nd century can be seen from tourists of tours of Bulgaria in the History Museum in Sofia, Bulgaria. The statue was found near ancient Roman Nikopolis ad Nestum in Bulgaria.

11 Aug 14
The church of Saint Paraskeva in Nessebar is dated from the 13th century, measuring 14.7 meters long and 6.6 meters wide, with a characteristic narthex and altar apse. The decorations were of the shapes of herringbone, sun, chess and others are met by stone and brick.

04 Aug 14
The remnants of tools and houses of people dated 8,000 years ago were discovered near Koprivetz, Russe, Bulgaria in July 2013. There were found also clay figures and vessels, ritual tables, stone axes, nives and sparrows. The houses of ancient people used to be wide up to six meters and height of two meters.

28 Jul 14
The first volume of scientific Scriptura Mundi has been made by scientists from 25 countries in Sofia, Bulgaria by the aegis of Irina Bokova, the general secretary of UNESCO. The aim is preservation of cultural values as part of activity of UNESCO. Scriptura Mundi consists of scientific articles on alphabets of Arabic language, Armenian, Indian, Chinese, Greek, Georgian, Japanese, Korean, and Hebrew and of Mayan civilization of South America.

21 Jul 14
The remnants of settlement of ancient farmers of 8,000 years were discovered near Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria on 19 of May 2014. There were a main street and 40 houses of wood and clay with roofs of straw and reed. In each house there were remnants of wood place to sleep, ovens for bread and clay vessels.

14 Jul 14
The ruins of the Roman villa Rustika on 4,000 sq. m dated of 1 century were discovered near Pavlikeni, Bulgaria in 1970s. There were found 50 Roman ovens for baking pottery and details for construction process presented whole ancient technology of producing clay vessels in a special exhibition for tourists of tours in Bulgaria.

07 Jul 14
A stone head of Commodus, the Roman Emperor of 180 till 192, some Roman clay vessels, Roman gold coins and other artifacts were put for the tourists of tours to Bulgaria in the special museum of the Roman Ancient Clay Center in Pavlikeni, Bulgaria on 6 of December 2013. Commodus was a son of the Roman Empress Faustina the Younger as the coin of the time of her reign was found in the the Roman road station of Sostra, Bulgaria in May 2014.

30 Jun 14
More than 450 artefacts of ancient Roman town of Serdika were found in the soil at the reconstruction of Lions Bridge in the center of Sofia, Bulgaria on 20 of June 2014. They were aimed at the Museum of Sofia at the old Baths and Spa building near the mosque of Sofia. The most interesting among these artefacts is a trade seal of Roman Emperor Theodosius the Great with his sons Arcadius and Honorius from 4 century AD.

23 Jun 14
A marble statue of an ancient Roman magistrate in natural height of the human body of 3 century was dug out in the same today’s center of Plovdiv, Bulgaria on 25 of November 2013. Plovdiv used to be a Roman town of Trimontium that means in Latin language the town on the three hills. The Roman army legions conquered the town and the local Thracian tribes in 1 century.

16 Jun 14
The tomb of ancient priests of Thracian Getae tribes was found on 24 November 2013 near Thracian Tomb of Sborianovo Sveshtari near Isperich, UNESCO site in Bulgaria. There were found some ornaments, handle silver cup, glass beads and many bronze figures and a truncated pyramid as a second altar in the shape of a truncated cone.

09 Jun 14
A treasury of silver Ottoman coins and a fragment of shiny arm shield of an Ottoman general of Orhan Bey, the second bey of the Ottoman Beylik, reined from 1324 till 1362, were found in Perperikon, Bulgaria on 4 of August 2013. These artifacts remember the fierce siege and battle of Ottoman troops to conquer the fortress of Perperikon in 1361.

02 Jun 14
The ruins of Roman road station Sostra of the ancient Roman road from Ulpia Eskus Oescus, Gigen, to Trimontium, Plovdiv, was discovered in Troyan, Bulgaria in May 2014. An ancient Roman constructor put in the concrete of the Roman road station a coin of year 169 of the Roman Empress Faustina the Younger.

25 May 14
The American actor Sylvester Stallone, most famous with movies Rocky and Fist Blood, praised in the Ischia Global Film and Music Fest 2014 in Italy on 19 of May 2014 Bulgaria as a country where one can celebrate and enjoy Bulgaria, Bulgarian cinema and wonderful people. Sylvester Stallone has participated in making in Bulgaria the movie The Expendables 3, along with other Hollywood stars such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Mel Gibson, Jason Statham, Harrison Ford and Antonio Banderas.

19 May 14
A well preserved ancient Roman tomb of 4 century was found in Separeva Bania, Bulgaria, former Roman town of Germanea famous for centuries for its thermal hot springs, on 3 of May 2014. There were found remains of 24 graves, red Roman bricks, inscription in Latin on stone and pink color plaster mortar. The Roman tomb was found accidentally during the construction of a house in Separeva Bania, Bulgaria that is 75 km South-West from Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.

11 May 14
The ruins of the ancient East Fortress Wall in Plovdiv, former Roman Trimonzium, Bulgaria was built in the 2nd century during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian who reined 117-138. The tourists of tours of Bulgaria can see can see them on the Eastern part of the Ancient quarter of Plovdiv. The road from ancient Roman town of Trimonzium to the Byzantium, the capital of the Eastern Roman Byzantine Empire, passed through this gate.

06 May 14
The tourists of tours of Bulgaria can see the new tourist cultural attraction of the ruins of an early Christian church dated of 5th century in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The ruins of the church offer to see, under glass floor, unique splendid colorful geometric mosaics of deer, pigeons and Christian symbols of triangles, circles, diamonds, vases, garlands, meanders in the shape of a swastika, Solomon nodes rosettes that symbolize Heaven and blood of Christ and unique marble pool for baptisms in the form of Christian crest.

28 Apr 14
The water aqueduct system of the time of Bulgarian Tsar Simeon the Great of 10 century was found in four meters depth in Preslav, the early medieval capital of the Kingdom of Bulgaria. The parts of the hewn limestone blocks and mortar water system, where even today water flow, can be seen now from the tourists of tours in Bulgaria in the National History Museum in Sofia, Bulgaria. Only East Roman Byzantium Empire and Bulgaria can praise having water aqueduct system in the medieval time.

21 Apr 14
Some gold artifacts from the third millennium BC, found in Bulgaria, joined the collection of the National Museum of History in Sofia, Bulgaria. There are about 15,000 objects, made of gold, mainly beads of different shape. Those are considered to be fragments of three necklaces. “They are about 1,500 years older than the year of the Trojan War,” Bozhidar Dimitrov, the manager of the National Museum of History in Sofia, Bulgaria said on the treasure.

14 Apr 14
The church of Saint Michael and Saint Gabriel in Nessebar, Bulgaria was built in the 13th century. It is a single cross with narthex. Its dimensions are 13.90 x 5.30 m . The church was finished with a wide dome and to the west there was a square tower that has stood above the narthex. Stone stairway which led to it is hidden in the west wall of the church. The church is entered through three doors - one on the north wall to the ship and two to the narthex.

07 Apr 14
The not sanctified church of Saint John of 13th century is in Nessebar, Bulgaria. According to a legend, one of the builder workers died during its construction and because of this death church was not sanctified. On the other hand there was also statements that they have had performed worship in it. The church is cruciform with a square nave and a spacious narthex. In the middle of the nave rise four columns supporting a high narrow dome. Alternating white stone blocks and red bricks combined with ceramic plates were obtained at various ornaments.

31 Mar 14
The Old Elm in the city of Sliven, Bulgaria was declared European Tree of 2014 in the European Parliament building in Bruxelles on 19 of March 2014. The Old Elm collected 77 526 votes in an EU-wide poll, with the runner-up from Hungary lagging behind with over 40 000 votes less. The Old Elm in the city of Sliven, Bulgaria is a natural phenomenon tree from the kind of Ulmus kampestris or Ulmus minor trees. The Old Elm is about 1000 years old. The height of the elm is 10 m and the measured circumference of a tree with roots is 5.65.

24 Mar 14
Kotoōshū, 31 years old, the 2.03 m tall Bulgarian born sumo wrestler reached the rank of ōzeki or 'champion', the second-highest level in the sumo ranking system, in 2005. He was one of the longest serving ōzeki holding the rank for 47 consecutive tournaments until November 2013. On May 24, 2008, Kotoōshū made history by becoming the first European sumo wrestler to win an Emperor's Cup. Kotooshu has had 537 wins and 337 losses in his sumo wrestling career.

17 Mar 14
The church of Saint John the Baptist in Nessebar was built of stone and mortar in 10th century. It has four brick columns supporting the entire dome. The church has a rectangular plan with dimensions of 12 x 10 m and it is a cross- coverage church. The church was painted with frescoes. The well preserved images of the man donated the money for building of the church located on the south wall and the scene with the image of Saint Marina located on the southwest column.

10 Mar 14
The remains of the church of Saint Demetrius in the town of Nessebar are located near the north side of the ruins of the church of Saint Sophia. It was built probably in the 11th century as a church just for one family. Initially it is used to be a building in the shape of cross with square nave.

03 Mar 14
The remains of the church of Saint Sophia in Nessebar, Bulgaria were of a basilica with a semicircular apse with a narthex and patio. Its length of the church is 25 meters. The construction of the basilica dates from the end of 5th century. The aisles are separated from the central through built of rectangular stone pillars connected with brick arches. The entire floor was covered with a mosaic of small colored stones.

24 Feb 14
The Christ Pantocrator Church rises is Nessebar and is dated to the 13th -14th century, the exquisite construction, the perfect proportions and the picturesque decoration on the facade make the visitors forget the reality and pass into the dream word. The church is rectangular with dimensions 16 m in length and 6.90 m in width. On the eastern side there are three small richly profiled apses. All over the facade there are highly walled in arches. Above the arches three rows of decorative saucers and four leafed flowers.

17 Feb 14
The church Saint Spas or the Holy Saviour in Nessebar, Bulgaria, was built in the 17th century. It was the only church built in Nessebar during the Ottoman slavery of Bulgaria. According to the Ottoman rules, it is not distinguished architecturally from the other buildings in the town and it has to be with height bellow to the ground. It was built in 1609 from stone and mud, with wooden roof, without belfry and cupola, with small windows, and the eastern wall was half dug into the ground.

10 Feb 14
The church Saint Stephan of Nessebar, Bulgaria was built in the 11th century from ashlars and bricks. The church is a three-hall basilica with measurements 12 metres to 9.50 metres. The church is very rich wall-painted. The scenes on the walls are at the amasing number of 258 and the images more than 1,000, as more of them are thematically connected with the Holy Mary. The church was devoted to her and later was renamed after Saint Stephan. The iconostasis was made in the 16 century, from wood and was decorated with shallow carving.

03 Feb 14
The old town of Nessebar, Bulgaria has been for 30 years in the UNESCO world heritage list. Nessebar is one of the towns boasting the richest heritage in Bulgaria. The Old Town sprawls picturesquely on a Black Sea peninsula and connects with the mainland via a narrow isthmus. The earliest evidence about it as a settlement dates back to the second millennium BC. Various epochs have left over wonderful monuments in Nessebar. For this reason the town has been placed on the UNESCO world heritage list.

27 Jan 14
The archaeologists found on 21 of January 2014 an ancient necropolis dated of 5 century BC in Sozopol, Bulgaria. There were more than 20 remnants of buried in the soil or burnt persons, 40 well preserved clay vessels including rarely found black figures ceramic vessels. There were figures of a woman who makes bread and two boys with dogs and hunting dresses on some of the vessels.

20 Jan 14
Bulgaria is eighth in the 2014 edition of the Top 10 Countries for tours and travel destinations ranking of British travel guidebook and reference publisher company Rough Guides. Bulgaria is described as an intriguing tours destination due to its fabulous beaches, weather, low prices, pretty historic towns and friendly people. Rough Guides provided an eight-point list of historical monuments and things not to miss in Bulgaria which includes the Alexander Nevsky Church in Sofia, the Rila Monastery tjat is a site of UNESCO, old quarter of the city of Plovdiv and others places in Bulgaria.

13 Jan 14
Bulgaria's ski holiday historical town Bansko was named the Europe's best value ski resort in 2014 by TripAdvisor for the second year in a row. The resort was found to offer the best value when compared with 40 other ski destinations, based on typical one-day-visit ski costs plus food and drink. The survey covered the cost of one night's hotel accommodation, one day's ski pass, one day's basic ski hire, a meal and a bottle of beer for the ski season from December 15, 2013 to April 15, 2014. The costs amounted to just GBP 104 at Bansko. A similar day on the slopes at Courchevel in France - the most-expensive destination - was as much as GBP 432.



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