Category Archives: Protected territories and natural landmarks

Sofia district – Nature

The Boyanski Waterfall is situated on the Boyanska River on the northern slope of Vitosha Mountain. The waterfall is formed at a height of 1 260 m. and has a 15 m height of the falling waters. The valley of the Boyanska River has many thresholds and rapids. The waterfall was...

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Pernik district – Nature

Duhlata is the longest cave system in Bulgaria. It is about 15 000 m long. It is formed in the Triassic limestone rocks and dolomites of the Mogilata Ridge on the southern slope of the Vitosha Mountains. One can see beautiful calcite formations, waterfalls and lakes with siphons in the cave....

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Kyustendil district – Nature

The Zemen Gorge is formed by the Struma River and is located between the Konyavska and Zemenska Mountains. It is a deep picturesque gorge of 20 km length, stretching from the town of Zemen to the village of Razhdavitza. It is especially impressive in its middle part at the Zemen rocky...

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Blagoevgrad district – Nature

The Baykusheva mura is a centuries-old black fir in the Bunderitza location in Pirin Mountain. The name of the fir comes from its discoverer - the Bulgarian forester Kostadin Baykushev. According to specialists the tree is more than 1 200 years old.

The Melnik Pyramids are rocky...

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