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

Medieval bridge near “Nenkovo” village

The Medieval Bridge at the village of “Nenkovo” is built on the “Borovitsa” River, one of the great tributaries of the Arda River. It follows the architectural tradition of its time. It impresses with its huge size. It is asymmetrical, with five archways of different...

The Cult Complex “Lisitsite” village

It is located on the right bank of “Studen Kladenets” Dam. The most convenient approach to it is through a rope bridge over a natural narrowing of the lake in the area of “​​Shiroko Pole”, under the fortress “Monyak”. The Thracian fortress (IV-I centuries BC) starts...

“Vishegrad” fortress

Close to Kardzhali is the best preserved medieval castle in the Rhodope Mountains. The “Visegrad” fortress is situated on a high peak, on the right bank of the river Arda, in the “Harman kaya” area. It is an ancient Thracian fortress from IV – I sentury. It guarded a...

“Karangil” Cave

It is located in the limestone massif under the "Hisara" fortress, 15 minutes walk from the center of the village of Shiroko pole. Formed in limestone rocks, inhabited by different species of bats and the only spider in the world "Centromerusmilleri". Its length is...

Fortress ” Monyak “

In the Municipality of Kardjali is also the “Monyak” Fortress, near the village of Shiroko Pole, which is one of the largest and most high placed fortresses in the Rhodope Mountains. The fortress is located 4 km east of Kardjali city with a protected area of ​​more...

The “All Saints” Chapel

The "All Saints" Chapel is a 15-minute walk away from the center of Glavatartsi village. It was built in 2016 with the support of many people that give their share in his holy work. Every year in the church feast there is a sacrificial rite for health. It is opened...




village of Glavatartsi, №1, Kardzhali