full screen background image

Landmarks


Church St. Teodor Tiron - the village of Sovolyano

Church St. Teodor Tiron - the village of Sovolyano
     The church St. Teodor Tiron was built in 1834 upon the bases of an older shrine. It is the second church, built in the region after the Bishop's Church Virgin Mary's Assumption in the town of Kyustendil in…
Read more

Monastery Church St. Dimiter – town of Boboshevo

Monastery Church St. Dimiter – town of Boboshevo
     St. Dimiter Church lies 4 km to the west of the town of Boboshevo. The church is located in a place tucked in magnificent nature. It is a small, one-nave building with internal dimensions 4.15 m x 2.66 m and height of 5.50 m.…
Read more

St. Prokopius Church – village of Stob

St. Prokopius Church – village of Stob
     The church is one-nave with a semi-vault arch edged with wood boards. It is situated next to the Stob's pyramids. It has three-rowed iconostasis. On the northern outer wall there is built in a stone cross on which has been cut…
Read more

Century-old Redwoods in the Area Yuchbunar

Century-old Redwoods in the Area Yuchbunar
     The country of redwoods, which are also called Californian pines, is Sierra Nevada. This is the largest representative of the plant world.        In Bulgaria, the redwood was brought in 1890, 1905 and 1914, and in Kyustendil in the area Yuchbunar, near the…
Read more

The Peak of Ruen

The Peak of Ruen
     Ruen is the highest peak (2251 m) in Osogovo mountain and is the fifth highest peak in Bulgaria. The border with Republic Macedonia passes through it. It is among the hundred national tourist sites. The peak has a rounded form and is covered with…
Read more

Do you know that:

  • Pautalia means “fountain”, “spring city” in translation.
  • two world champions in rhythmic gymnastics - Iliana Ilieva and Tsvetomira Philipova grew up and trained in Kyustendil.
  • the International Competition for Classical Guitar “Academic Marin Goleminov" is organized annually in Kyustendil.