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Landmarks


Forest Reserve Tsurna Reka

Forest Reserve Tsurna Reka
     Tsurna Reka was declared a reserve in 1980. It is situated in Osogovo manuntain, in the village of Sajdenik. It covers a representative ecosystem of natural beech forests in the upper stream of Tsurna River and along its right bank. The area of the…
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Area Trite Buki

Area Trite Buki
     Trite buki is a place in the western part of the mountain Osogovo. The altitude is about 1,600 m. It is part of a denudation plain area, covered with bushes and grass and beech forest. The place is connected with Kyustendil with well-kept roads.…
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The Waterfall in the Village of Polska Skakavitsa

The Waterfall in the Village of Polska Skakavitsa
     The waterfall Polska Skakavitsa is located near the villages Polska Skakavitsa and Razhdavitsa - 18 km northeast of Kyustendil, on the right bank of the Struma River.        The height of the water fall is about 50 meters which ranks the waterfall third
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The Pyramids in Stob

The Pyramids in Stob
     The Stob pyramids are located near the village of Stob, in the western approaches of the Rila mountain. These are stone andearth formations, 30-40 m deep. The average height of the pyramids is between 7 and 10 meters, some individual pyramids reach height of…
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The Seven Rila Lakes

The Seven Rila Lakes
     The Seven Rila Lakes is a group of lakes with glacial origin, located in the Rila mountain. Their altitude ranges from 2095 m to 2535 m. This is the most visited by tourists lake group in Bulgaria and it is one the hundred national…
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Do you know that:

  • the famous mountaineer Ludmil Yankov lived in Kyustendil.
  • the first fruit growing fair in the country was held in Kyustendil in 1896.
  • in Kyustendil there are about 40 hot springs with temperatures from 50 to 73