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Landmarks


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

Late Medieval Church “St. Nikola the Miracle-Maker” - village of Slokoshtitsa
     The church is situated at the end of the upper quarter of the village Slokoshtitsa, on the left bank of the river Slokoska. It is a small, one-nave and one-apse building with semi cylindrical vault, having already been replaced with an eaves-shaped roof with…
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St. Archangel Michael Medieval Church village of Goranovtsi

St. Archangel Michael Medieval Church village of Goranovtsi
     In fact, the church is located 2 km north of the village of Goranovtsi (17 km from Kyustendil), just before the next village – Dolno Uyno, on the right bank of the river Dragovishtitsa.        In the past, it was part of a…
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The House of Prokopiev

The House of Prokopiev
     The house of Prokopiev is the oldest preserved Renaissance house in Kyustendil. It was built in XVIII century. Its owner - chorbadji Davidko Yakovich was a settler from Sofia. The building has a ground floor and a floor with L-shaped plan. The ground floor…
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Medical House

Medical House
     The house of Ivan Lekarski, also known as The Medical House, is a Renaissance house, built in the 50s of XIX century.      It has a stone ground floor with a two-leaved front door and strongly protruded jetties over the entrance. The plastic…
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Popnikolov’s House

Popnikolov’s House
     The house of Popnikolov was built in 1911 - 1912, in Modern Style, owned by the lawyer V. Popnikolov from Kyustendil.        Author of the architectural project was architect A. Momov. The plastic decoration of the facades is made by the famous Bulgarian…
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Do you know that:

  • the International Competition for Classical Guitar “Academic Marin Goleminov" is organized annually in Kyustendil.
  • the church “St. George” in Kyustendil is the oldest preserved medieval church in southwestern Bulgaria.
  • in 1966 Kyustendil was declared a national resort.