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Landmarks


Late Ancient and Medieval Fortress Hissarluka

Late Ancient and Medieval Fortress Hissarluka
     The fortress is situated on the highest flat part of the Hissarluka Hill two kilometers to the southeast of Kysutendil. The fortress was built at the end of 4th and beginning of 5th century. It was readjusted in 6th century and…
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Regional Historical Museum Academician Yordan Ivanov

Regional Historical Museum Academician Yordan Ivanov
     The Regional Historical Museum Academician Yordan Ivanov in Kyustendil was found in 1897. It is one of the oldest ones in Bulgaria and it has an extremely rich stock and collections from all historical periods.        The museum has the following sections: Archeology,…
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Emfiedzhieva House

Emfiedzhieva House
     The house was built in 1874 and belonged to Hristo Lazov, a grand master from the guild of Kyustendil and a prominent partisan of the Bulgarian community church in the town. His inheritor traded with snuff, which gave the name of the house.  …
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House-Museum Dimiter Peshev

House-Museum Dimiter Peshev
     Dimiter Peshev was born in Kyustendil in 1894. He is a Bulgarian politician who was minister of justice in the first cabinet of Kiosseivanov and vice-president of XXIV and XXV Ordinary National Assembly. Dimiter Pesehv is known for his role in saving more than…
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House-Museum Ilyo Voivoda

House-Museum Ilyo Voivoda
     The house was built in the seventies of the nineteenth century and after the Liberation to 1898 in it lived Ilyo Voivoda - one of the renowned figures of the National liberation movement.        The house was restored in 1979-1980, and officially was…
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Do you know that:

  • the first fruit growing fair in the country was held in Kyustendil in 1896.
  • Pautalia means “fountain”, “spring city” in translation.
  • on the stage of Kyustendil theater for the first time in Bulgaria and in the world Mother by Maxim Gorki was performed.