Art & History
On this full-day tour with SuperCoucou, discover the stunning beauty of the Rila Monastery which is considered the most exquisite example of monastery art and architecture in Bulgaria. After you gather at the designated meeting point at 09:30, you will make your way to the impressive 10th C Rila Monastery, the largest and most prominent Eastern Orthodox monastery in the country. Marvel at the miraculous icon of the Virgin and splendid gilded iconostasis, the Monastery kitchen and the Rila Monastery Museum in which the long history of the monastery is preserved. Here you will also see the beautiful wood-carved cross by a monk called Rafael and the Hrelyu’s Tower which offers spectacular views of the surrounding area.
Take a stroll among the ruins of the ancient Roman Theatre and step back in time on this awesome full-day tour of Plovdiv, the City of the Seven Hills. After you’ve gathered at the designated meeting point at 08:00, you will make your way to the ancient city of Plovdiv, possibly one of the oldest cities in the world. Nestled on the banks of the Maritsa River, this ancient city was known as Philippopolis, and was inhabited by the Thracians, Romans, Goths, Huns, Slavs and Ottomans, to mention a few, whose traces have turned the town into a museum. Also worth mentioning is the charming Old Town where you will find brilliant examples of the Bulgarian National Revival period, which was sometimes called the Bulgarian Renaissance.
Join SuperCoucou on a unique walking tour of the Bulgarian capital of Sofia to get a glimpse of the city’s rich culture and history. Once you’ve gathered at the designated meeting point, you will walk around this beautiful city, filled with Greek, Roman, Ottoman and Soviet sites such as the beautiful Church of St. George, the National Archaeological Museum and the 16th-Century Banya Bashi Mosque. You will also see the Holy Synod, the St. Nikolas Russian Church as well as the St. Nedelya and St. Sofia Churches. As you pass the former Royal Palace, which now houses the National Revival Art Gallery and Ethnographic Museum, you will see the National Assembly Square where the impressive Tsar Osvoboditel (King Liberator) monument was erected in 1907 in the middle of the square. Before ending your tour, you will also see one of the cathedrals in the country, also known as one fo the most spectacular buildings in Sofia – the one and only Alexander Nevski Cathedral!
Discover all that the beautiful capital of Bulgaria has to offer on this exciting evening tour of Sofia that will leave your taste buds wanting more. After getting picked up from your hotel at 19:00, your evening tour will begin with a scenic drive in the central part to see the capital’s beautifully illuminated monuments including the Russian Church, the National Parliament and the National Palace of Culture. You will also see one of the world’s largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals, the impressive Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the monument of renowned national hero Vassil Levski and the former Royal Palace which now houses the National Revival Art Gallery and the Ethnographic Museum. After working up an appetite, you will enjoy a night of rich culture, mouthwatering cuisine and captivating folklore in one of the best traditional restaurants in town. Once you've gotten acquainted with Bulgarian culture, you will make your way to your hotel. Driving through the well-lit capital, you will see the Borisova Garden - the biggest and one of the oldest parks in the country, and the Eagle’s Bridge which gracefully stretches over the Perlovska River. So grab your camera and get ready for a whole new side of Sofia!
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