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Kotel

This building of Kotel (which dates back to 1872) houses a unique ethnographic museum that illustrates the lifestyle of the people in this region in the 19th century.

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Kotel

Philip Koutev Music School is located in the small town of Kotel, hidden in the heart of Stara Planina.It was established on 02.10.1967 and was the first secondary school for Bulgarian folk songs and instrumental music in Europe.

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Котел

The Museum of Natural Sciences in Kotel reveals the natural richness of the Eastern Balkan.
Vasil Georgiev, its founder, is a local teacher and naturalist who has been collecting speciments from different natural areas for 60 years and has created wide collections of fossils, insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles and birds.

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Kotel

A point of interest in the town of Kotel is the exhibition dedicated to the Kotel Awakening in the building that also houses the Georgi Stoykov Rakovski Pantheon. It opened in 1981 on the occasion of the 1,300th anniversary of Bulgaria's founding.

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Sliven

Dimitar Nikolov Assenov , better known as Hadji Dimitar , is one of the most prominent Bulgarian voevodes. He died on Mount Bouzloudja at the age of 28.His dead inspired Hristo Botev, a famous revolutionary poet.

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Sliven

Located 6-7 km north of Sliven, in a village area, on the upstream of the Monastery River. It is one of the 24 monasteries of Sliven 'Small Holly Mountain".