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St.-Archangel-Michael-Medieval-Church-village-of-Goranovtsi

St. Archangel Michael Medieval Church village of Goranovtsi

The-House-of-Tonche-Kadinmostki

The House of Tonche Kadinmostki

Pirkova-Tower

Pirkova Tower

Church-St.-Mina

Church St. Mina

Church-St.-Teodor-Tiron---the-village-of-Sovolyano

Church St. Teodor Tiron - the village of Sovolyano

St.-Dimiter-Renaissance-Church

St. Dimiter Renaissance Church

The-Seven-Rila-Lakes

The Seven Rila Lakes

Church-The-Assumption-of-Virgin-Mary

Church The Assumption of Virgin Mary

Late-Medieval-Church-“St.-Nikola-the-Miracle-Maker”---village-of-Slokoshtitsa

Late Medieval Church “St. Nikola the Miracle-Maker” - village of Slokoshtitsa

Medieval-Church-St-George

Medieval Church St George

Theatre

Theatre

St.-Peter-and-Pavel-Renaissance-Church---village-of-Prekolnitsa

St. Peter and Pavel Renaissance Church - village of Prekolnitsa

House-Museum-Dimiter-Peshev

House-Museum Dimiter Peshev

Century-old-Redwoods-in-the-Area-Yuchbunar

Century-old Redwoods in the Area Yuchbunar

Kadin-Bridge-–-village-of-Nevestino

Kadin Bridge – village of Nevestino

Regional-Historical-Museum-Academician-Yordan-Ivanov

Regional Historical Museum Academician Yordan Ivanov

Ahmed-Bey-Mosque

Ahmed Bey Mosque

Forest-Reserve-Tsurna-Reka

Forest Reserve Tsurna Reka

Alay-Banya

Alay Banya

The-Waterfall-in-the-Village-of-Polska-Skakavitsa

The Waterfall in the Village of Polska Skakavitsa

Chifte-Banya

Chifte Banya

Emfiedzhieva-House

Emfiedzhieva House

Late-Ancient-and-Medieval-Fortress-Hissarluka

Late Ancient and Medieval Fortress Hissarluka

Zoo

Zoo

Area-Trite-Buki

Area Trite Buki

Monastery-School

Monastery School

The-House-of-Konstantin-Berovski

The House of Konstantin Berovski

The-Cave-of-St.-Ivan-Rilski---village-of-Skrino

The Cave of St. Ivan Rilski - village of Skrino

Park-Hissarluka

Park Hissarluka

Art-Gallery-Vladimir-Dimitrov---The-Master

Art Gallery Vladimir Dimitrov - The Master

House-Museum-Ilyo-Voivoda

House-Museum Ilyo Voivoda

Community-Centre-Bratstvo

Community Centre Bratstvo

Monastery-Church-St.-Dimiter-–-town-of-Boboshevo

Monastery Church St. Dimiter – town of Boboshevo

Church-St.-Martyr-Mina

Church St. Martyr Mina

Ruen-Monastery-St.-Ivan-Rilski---village-of-Skrino

Ruen Monastery St. Ivan Rilski - village of Skrino

Popnikolov’s-House

Popnikolov’s House

Medical-House

Medical House

Waterfall-Skakavitsa-in-Rila

Waterfall Skakavitsa in Rila

The-Arch

The Arch

The-Pyramids-in-Stob

The Pyramids in Stob

St.-Prokopius-Church-–-village-of-Stob

St. Prokopius Church – village of Stob

The-House-of-Prokopiev

The House of Prokopiev

Fatih-Sultan-Mehmed-Mosque

Fatih Sultan Mehmed Mosque

St.-Trinity-Church-Monument-–-village-of-Gyueshevo

St. Trinity Church-Monument – village of Gyueshevo

The-Peak-of-Ruen

The Peak of Ruen

Rila-Monastery

Rila Monastery

Dervish-Banya

Dervish Banya

Roman-Therms

Roman Therms

Nunnery-St.-Lukа

Nunnery St. Lukа

Iron-Bridge-over-the-River-Banshtitsa

Iron Bridge over the River Banshtitsa

Library-Emaniul-Popdimitrov

Library Emaniul Popdimitrov

The-Geyser-in-Sapareva-Banya

The Geyser in Sapareva Banya

Welcome to Kyustendil – a heavenly place!

  Situated at the foot of Osogovo mountain the town is important balneological and tourist centre with national and international importance, archaeological and architectural reserve and a starting point for tourism and skiing. It captivates with its rich history, picturesque nature, healing mineral springs, fertile fruit gardens and smiling people.


  Here you can feel the atmosphere of calmness and cosiness and the harmony between past and present which will guarantee your unforgettable stay.


  Kyustendil is one the most ancient towns in Bulgaria – it has 8000 years of history of the life in villages and over 1900 years of town traditions. It is not accidental that it is called “the town of artists”, “the orchard of Bulgaria” and “the place, touched by gods”. The landmarks here are of all kinds – historical, cultural and natural. Some Roman and Turkish baths, mediaeval fortresses and coolies, buildings and churches of the Bulgarian national revival and mosques are preserved. The lovers of culture can visit the art gallery, where there are over 1000 pictures of the great Bulgarian artist Vladimir Dimitrov - the Master, and many works by other authors. Places of interest are the museums, the theatre and the cinema. The beautiful parks, the hill Hisarluka, the marvelous nature and the orchards will linger in your mind. A unique experience will be if you visit the celebrations of the city and with them to youth and beauty.

   The people in the beautiful and modern hotels will take care for your quick accommodation, where apart from excellent service you will be able to enjoy the healing mineral water and relaxing spa treatments. Delicious local cuisine and plenty of fun are guaranteed at any restaurant.


Feel welcome to come!

Do you know that:

  • the first Bulgarian school in the town of Kyustendil was established in 1820 in the courtyard of the church “Virgin Mary’s Assumption”.
  • the film “The Knight of the White Lady” was shot in Kyustendil.
  • with the help of Dimiter Peshev nearly 50,000 Jews were saved from sure death.