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Landmarks


Roman Therms

Roman Therms
    The Pautalia therms are one of the most significant monuments from Roman times in Bulgaria. They are second in size after those in Odessos (present day Varna).       The building – a public bath, which was built in 2 century, is part…
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Community Centre Bratstvo

Community Centre Bratstvo
      Community Centre Bratstvo is the oldest cultural and educational institution in the Southwest of Bulgaria, created on July 1st 1869. Throughout the years the Community Centre manages to preserve the spirit of Bulgarian culture and education and to become an important factor in the…
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Art Gallery Vladimir Dimitrov - The Master

Art Gallery Vladimir Dimitrov - The Master
      In 1903, Vladimir Dimitrov-The Master made his first solo exhibition. The development of art in the town began with this.         On August 6, 1944 in the mosque Ahmed Bey an art gallery based on a collection of 50…
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Theatre

Theatre
      The theatrical act in Kyustendil started in 1873 when the first amateur theatrical company introduced the play Evil woman. It’s interesting that the classroom where the play was performed was too small and every time before the show a wall was destroyed in order…
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Park Hissarluka

Park Hissarluka
     Hissarluka is a hill, situated south of the city, a spur of the mountain Osogovo. There are some hot mineral springs.         During the Middle Ages with the construction of the fortification system of Hissarluka, the hill was completely deforested, as a result…
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Do you know that:

  • with the help of Dimiter Peshev nearly 50,000 Jews were saved from sure death.
  • the famous children's poet Vesa Paspaleeva is from Kyustendil.
  • two world champions in rhythmic gymnastics - Iliana Ilieva and Tsvetomira Philipova grew up and trained in Kyustendil.