UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bulgaria

Situated on a rocky peninsula on the Black Sea, the more than 3,000-year-old site of Nessebar was originally a Thracian settlement.

Bulgaria is home to 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 7 cultural sites, 3 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Bulgaria shares 1 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Bulgaria are:

  • Boyana Church

  • Madara Rider

  • Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo

  • Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak

  • Ancient City of Nessebar

    Situated on a rocky peninsula on the Black Sea, the more than 3,000-year-old site of Nessebar was originally a Thracian settlement.
    Situated on a rocky peninsula on the Black Sea, the more than 3,000-year-old site of Nessebar was originally a Thracian settlement.
  • Pirin National Park

    Pirin National Park
    The diverse limestone mountain landscapes include over 70 glacial lakes and a range of glacial landforms, with many waterfalls, rocky screes and caves.
  • Rila Monastery

    Rila Monastery was founded in the 10th century by St John of Rila, a hermit canonized by the Orthodox Church.
    Rila Monastery was founded in the 10th century by St John of Rila, a hermit canonized by the Orthodox Church.
  • Srebarna Nature Reserve

  • Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari

  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Google Map
UNESCO World Heritage Sites Google Map

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