Day Trip | Buzludha + Rose Valley + Shipka and Tracian tomb

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Shuttle / Shared half day trip including: Assen's Fortress + Bachkovo Monastery and Aviation Museum

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Highlights

  • Visit Rose Valley 60-90 min
  • Visit Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak 60-90 min
  • Visit Shipka Church 45-60 min
  • Visit Shipka Monument 45-60 min
  • Visit Buzludha Monument 60-90 min

Description

Rose Valley: Nestled in the heart of Bulgaria, amidst rolling hills and verdant landscapes, lies the enchanting Rose Valley, a place of natural splendor and cultural richness. Located near the town of Kazanlak in central Bulgaria, this picturesque valley is renowned worldwide for its vast fields of fragrant roses, which have been cultivated for centuries to produce the finest rose oil, an essential ingredient in perfumery and cosmetics. Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak: Nestled in Bulgaria's Rose Valley, is a UNESCO World Heritage site dating back to the 4th century BCE. Adorned with vibrant frescoes depicting scenes of Thracian life and mythology, the tomb offers a captivating glimpse into ancient culture. Visitors can explore the intricate murals inside the tomb, showcasing rituals, feasts, and symbolic motifs. Surrounding the tomb are remnants of Thracian settlements and burial sites, providing further context to Bulgaria's rich history. This archaeological gem is a must-visit for those seeking to uncover the mysteries of the ancient Thracian civilization and its enduring artistic legacy. Shipka Church: Perched majestically atop the Balkan Mountains in Bulgaria, Shipka Church, also known as the Memorial Temple of the Birth of Christ, is a striking symbol of national pride and resilience. Built in the late 19th century, this magnificent Orthodox church commemorates the bravery and sacrifice of Bulgarian and Russian soldiers who fought together for Bulgaria's liberation from Ottoman rule. Shipka Monument: Perched atop Shipka Pass in the Balkan Mountains of Bulgaria, the Shipka Monument honors Bulgarian and Russian soldiers who fought for Bulgaria's liberation from Ottoman rule. Constructed in the late 19th century, it blends Bulgarian Revival and Russian Orthodox styles. Adorned with mosaics and reliefs depicting scenes of battle, it offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. More than a memorial, it symbolizes national identity and resilience, reminding visitors of sacrifices made for freedom and the enduring bond between nations. Buzludzha Monument: The Buzludzha Monument, perched atop the Buzludzha peak in the Bulgarian Balkan Mountains, is an imposing structure commemorating the socialist movement in Bulgaria. Constructed in the 1970s, its futuristic design and grandeur once symbolized the power and ideology of the Communist regime. Despite its abandonment, the monument still stands as a haunting reminder of Bulgaria's socialist past, adorned with striking mosaics and communist symbolism. Today, it attracts visitors intrigued by its history and architectural significance, offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountain landscape.

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Meet and greet Professional English-speaking driver Hotel pickup and drop-off Transportation in an air-conditioned car Free bottled water Free child seats Road taxes Fuel Passenger insurance

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  • Wear comfortable shoes, high heels are not recommended.

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