Posts Tagged by Bulgaria

Celtic Settlements in Bulgaria – (1) Northern Bulgaria

One of the most remarkable contradictions in modern historical research over the last 50 years has been the identification by international and Bulgarian linguists of a large number of Celtic settlements in a region where local ‘Thracologists’ continue to claim that there was never any Celtic presence. As a result of this ‘Thracian Myth’, developed… more

Ottoman Bulgaria in the First Tanzimat Period -The Revolts in Nish (1841) and Vidin (1850)*

Ottoman policy in the first Tanzimat (reform) period (1839-1856) had as one of its stated aims the amelioration of certain conditions to reduce the discontent on the part of non-Muslim subjects of the Empire. The steady increase throughout the entire Tanzimat period (1839-1876) in the intensity of separatist nationalist cultural and political activity among the… more

Philharmonic orchestra

The Vidin State Philharmonic Orchestra is officially registered as a state organization situated in the town of Vidin, which is located in the north-west part of Bulgaria on the banks of the Danube river, at a distance of 200 km from Sofia. Vidin is an administrative, cultural and economic center in this region. There are… more


Bulgaria is a huge empire,with big capital city Bdin.At this time the emperor is Shishman.The land is broad,extensive and beautiful.There are ten navigable rivers,many landscapes and forests more

The Synagogue

The presence of a temple of the Spanish Jews in Vidin is mentioned in 1869. The construction of the building, which was one of the most beautiful of this kind in Bulgaria more

Archar River

The Archar or Archaritsa is a river in the western Danubian Plain of northern Bulgaria and a right tributary of the Danube
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Midzhur or Midzor is a peak in the Balkan Mountains, situated on the border between Bulgaria and Serbia. At 2,169 meters, it is the highest peak of the Western Balkan Mountains, as well as of Serbia more

The Magura Cave

The Magura Cave is among Bulgaria’s most famous and beautiful caves. It is located in north-western Bulgaria close to the village of Rabisha, at 18 km from the town of Belogradchik in the Vidin Province
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Rakovica’s monastery

Ritous cloisterin foot of the Chernoglav’s top,from then become infiniteely figure haidouk mountain,and to go to the Black sea,in inpenetrable wood folds is monastery of Rakovica “St. Troica”
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