Category Archives: Protected territories

The authors of these pages have divided the protected territories into two main groups. In the first group fall less protected natural sites, classified as natural landmarks and protected sites according to the legislation of the Republic of Bulgaria. The second group includes natural sites for which the state uses stricter...

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Kardzhali district – Nature

"Kamennite gabi" are rocky formations situated in the region of Beli plast village, Kurdzhali municipality, Kardzhali district. They were declared natural landmark in 1974 on an area of 3 hectares. "Kamennite gabi" have various shape.

"Kaleto" is a natural landmark situated in the region of the town of Ardino, Ardino municipality, Kardzhali...

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Vidin district – Nature

Magurata is one of the biggest caves in Bulgaria. It is situated in the south slope of the Rabisha hill, Western Fore-Balkan. The cave is formed in limestone from the Cretaceous period. There are archaeological remnants in the Magurata cave from early Bronze epoch, early Iron Age, early Roman epoch. Archaeologists have found...

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Vratza district – Nature

Ponora is a water cave in the region of Chiren village, Vratza municipality, Vratza region. It is included in the list of natural landmarks in 1962 on an area of 17.20 hectares.

Novata cave is a natural landmark declared in 1962 on an area of 50 hectares in Lyutibrod village, Mezdra municipality,...

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