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Landmarks


The House of Konstantin Berovski

The House of Konstantin Berovski
     The house of Konstantin Popgeorgiev Berovski is a Renaissance house in Kyustendil, a cultural monument. It is next to the house-museum Ilyo Voivoda.        The date of the construction is not clear, but according to the planning scheme, the building was built…
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The House of Tonche Kadinmostki

The House of Tonche Kadinmostki
     The house of Tonche Kadinmostki is a Renaissance house in Kyustendil, a cultural monument. It is next to the house-museum Ilyo Voivoda.        The house was built in the 30s of XIX century. After the Liberation (1878) there lived Tonche Kadinmostki -…
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Zoo

Zoo
     The zoo in Kyustendil was established in 1962, initially as a small zoo in the place Doctor Djanki on the initiative of the city forester Ivan Sarbinski. In 1966 the zoo was moved to а picturesque area, among beech and pine trees in the…
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Ruen Monastery St. Ivan Rilski - village of Skrino

Ruen Monastery St. Ivan Rilski - village of Skrino
     The monastery is located in a beautiful area about 3 km from the village of Skrino - the birthplace of St. Ivan Rilski. It is one of the newest monasteries in Bulgaria.        On the same place in the past there was another…
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Nunnery St. Lukа

Nunnery St. Lukа
     The nunnery St. Luka (the nunnery of Granitsa) is located at the northern foot of the Osogovo mountain, about 4 km southwest of the village Granitsa and 6 km south of the town of Kyustendil in the place Pustia Manastir. The monastery was found…
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Do you know that:

  • the film “The Knight of the White Lady” was shot in Kyustendil.
  • During the period 1371-1395 Kyustendil was the capital of Velbuzhd’s region.
  • in 1966 Kyustendil was declared a national resort.