Cultural and historical tourism

The proximity of the Thracian fortress “Perperikon” and the “Tatul” Sanctuary provide you with an excellent opportunity to enrich your knowledge of ancient culture, and the tribes inhabited these lands thousands of years ago. The natural phenomenon “Vulvata” (rock cave) and the rock niches, built at 30m height reveal the beauty of nature. At the Kardzhali Regional History Museum you can see an exhibition consisting of three sections – Archeology, Mineralogy and Ethnography. The museum is located in an ancient three-floor building that is an architectural monument of culture. It was built in 1920 and originally intended for a Muslim spiritual school. In the early 80’s, the building was adapted for museum purposes. Here are also attractions such as the “Stone Wedding”, whose bizarre shapes have been formed as a result of volcanic activity, the “Monyak” Fortress, the “Carangil” Cave, the “Visegrad” Fortress, the cult complex near the village of Lesitsite, the Medieval bridge near the village of Nenkovo, the “Stremski” labyrinths, the natural landmark” Rock window “, the protected area” Fist rock “and the medieval monastery complex” St.Joan”.

Fishing and hunting tourism

The dam offers excellent conditions for fishing for carp, catfish, “tullstolob”, white fish, squash, perch, etc. Hunting tourism on wild boar, deer and moufflon is available on request at “Jenda” game farm and “Studen Kladenets” game farm.


For your good mood in the evenings, the restaurants of the “Rocca” Resort, Hotel“Glavatarski Han”, Family Hotel“St. Constantine”, “Trifon Zarezan” Family Hotel, “At the Greek” and Floating Pontoon “Moby Dik” are available.

Sights in the region

Thracian fortress “Isaklartepe”

The view that stands out when one reaches the Thracian fortress "Isaklartepe" or Isaac's Peak, located near the village of Ivantsi, is incredible. You can see the whole town of Kardzhali, as well as "Veikata" peak, which is also the southernmost point of Bulgaria. A...

Archaeological complex “Perperikon”

Archaeological complex "Perperikon" Archaeological complex "Perperikon" is a large megalithic sanctuary. It is supposed to be the famous ancient sanctuary of Dionysus. It is located in the Eastern Rhodopes, 15 km northeast of the town of Kardzhali. Its area is about...

Archaeological complex “Tatul”

Archaeological complex "Tatul" Archaeological complex "Tatul" is the Thracian sanctuary near the village of Tatul, Momchilgrad municipality. It is located only 200 m from the village and about 15 km from Momchilgrad. It is one of the most magnificent megalithic...

The “Womb” cave

The "Womb” cave The "Womb" cave is a natural horizontal gap in the rock, 22 meters deep, which was additionally cut by human hands. The height of the hole is 3 meters and the width is about 2.50 m. Enough light penetrates inside. The entire cave is literally shaped...

The rock phenomenon “Stone Wedding”

The rock phenomenon "Stone Wedding" The rock phenomenon "Stone Wedding" is located next to the village of Zimzelen, a few kilometers east of Kardzhali town. The formations extend over an area of about 40 acres and are a truly beautiful sight. Like the Rock Mushrooms...

Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum "Kardzhali" Archaeological Museum "Kardzhali" is located near the center of the town of Kardjali. It is next to the exit road to the town of Haskovo. The building was built at the beginning of the 20s of the 20th century. The project was made by...

Monastery “St Joan Podrom”

Monastery "St Joan Podrom" Monastery "St Joan Podrom" was founded in the 6th - 8th century. At the beginning of the 9th century, a fortified monastery was built on the site of a small church, which received the relics of an ecclesiastic. It was the center of one of...

Protected area “Fist Rock”

Protected аrеа "Fist Rock" The protected area "Fist Rock" is located on the northern shore of the Studen Kladenets dam, more or less in the middle of the dam. It was declared as a protected area by Order No. 569/31.10.2000, on the proposal of the BDZP, with the...

Natural landmark “Rock Window”

Natural landmark " Rock Window " The natural landmark " Rock Window " is located near the village of Kostino, 16 km northwest of the town of Kardzhali. It occupies an area of 2 decares in the area of the Great Kostinski valley, near the villages of Krushka and Golyama...




village of Glavatartsi, №1, Kardzhali