About Blagoevgrad - presentation, information, photos and recommendations
The city is the economic and cultural centre of southwestern Bulgaria. It is located in the valley of the Struma River at the foot of the Rila and Pirin Mountains, 101 kilometres (63 miles) south of Sofia, close to Republic of Macedonia border. Blagoevgrad features a pedestrian downtown with preserved 19th-century architecture and numerous restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, and boutiques.
Old houses Varosha district were preserved and restored.
History Museum is also located in the district of Varosha. It was built in the Renaissance style and offers a rich collection of representatives from "Archaeology", "Ethnography", "nature".
Near Blagoevgrad tourists can find Bachinovo Prak, just 3.5 km away from the city. It houses the city's official celebration annually.
Bodrost Resort is located in the northwestern Rila offers numerous villas and bungalows for the whole year.
Stob Pyramids are extremely beautiful pyramids of earth covered with slabs. More regular buses passing through the village of Stob their way to the town of Rila Monastery Rila.
Several three star hotels can be used by tourists visiting Blagoevgrad. Many restaurants and traditional pubs offer high quality cuisine and a rich wine and refreshments list. Make sure that you try some of the traditional local dishes.
Blagoevgrad offers loud nightlife as most of the year the town is full of young students. Wild parties are a common event in the local night clubs and discos.
Blagoevgrad | Blagoevgrad is а city in southwestern Bulgaria, the administrative centre of Blagoevgrad Municipality and of Blagoevgrad Province. It lies on the banks of the Blagoevgradska Bistritsa River.
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