100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

If you think about Bulgaria that which springs to mind? Traveling via Bulgaria might not seem as the quintissential European vacation, and it isn’t. But as I found out this past year, the nation holds scrumptious gastronomy, an incredible history, and natural attractiveness.

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

I visited big cities, researched UNESCO World Heritage sites delicious wines and homemade rakia, and got the opportunity to try delicacies like the yogurt, iconic shopska salad, and hearty kavarma stew.

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Just like all my excursions, I submitted a few photos to my Instagram account. I wished to share my experiences to show that Bulgaria is filled with surprises! Here are 100 of my favourite pictures from the European gem.

The Roman Ruins of Deultum

Burgas skyline

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

Burgas Sand Festival

Extraordinary sand sculptures in the Burgas Sand Festival

Theme of the festival

Abraham Lincoln presiding over the crowd

Another shot of the colorful skyline of Burgas

Antique Beehive Tomb in Pomorie

Bathers at the Pomorie Salt Lake

Pomorie Beach on the Black Sea

 Exploring the ancient city of Nessebar

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Byzantine ruins of Nessebar

Late night meal at Restaurant Vodenitsata in Burgas

Relaxing on Burgas Beach

Fried sardine lunch by the water

 

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

Can’t forget the wine!

Day trip from Burgas into the seaside town of Sozopol

 Ancient fortifications in Sozopol

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Tomb stone carvings

 A nice welcome!

Views from our hotel in Burgas

Delicious meze Propagate at Ethno Restaurant in Burgas

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

World’s oldest golden treasure of Varna in the Museum

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Gourmet meal at Horizont Restaurant in Varna

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Bulgarian National Revival architecture

Dormition of the Mother of God Cathedral in Varna

 Ancient Roman Bath Complex in Varna

Exploring Bulgaria’s”Stone Forest” Pobiti Kamani 

Traditional dining experience in Mehana Chuchurra in Varna

Knyaz Boris boulevard is Your main pedestrian and Purchasing street at Varna

Touring Ovech Fortress

Danube River views

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

Antique buildings in Ruse 

Seafood rice at Korona Restaurant in Balchik Palace

Aladzha Rock Monastery

Sea views from Balchik Palace

Homemade sausage served on earthenware

The ruins Funding of the Bulgarian Empire, of Pliska

 Visiting the Roman Military Base of Abritus

A husband and wife immortalized in Abritus in a headstone

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

See our Post: Travel Guide to Ruse, Bulgaria: What to See and Do

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Walking around Ruse, Bulgaria’s “Little Vienna”

Ruse’s Svoboda (Liberty) Square

 Danube River terminal in Ruse

Classical architecture in Ruse

 Wine barrels at the Leventa Complex

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Pantheon of National Heroes in Ruse

Rock cave church of Basarbovo

Interior of the Ivanovo Church — UNESCO World Heritage Site

 Ottoman Bridge

Ruins of the ancient Roman city

See our Post: Travel Guide to Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria: What to See and Do

View in Veliko Tarnovo of the Tsaravets Fortress

 Old Town Veliko Tarnovo

Arranging a tortoise cross over the road near Veliko Tarnovo

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Grand entrance to Tsaravets Fortress

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Delicious meal at Van Hassan II Restaurant 

 Touring Tsaravets Fortress

 Old town Veliko Tarnovo

 More old town views

Touring the boutique Maryan Winery 45 minutes from Veliko Tarnovo

 Aging barrels at Maryan Winery

Another Unbelievable spread of meat Bulgarian cheese, and veggies

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 We finally made it to the capital, Sofia

 St. George Church in Sofia

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

Gold Thracian funeral mask displayed in the National Archaeological Museum in Sofia

Wonderful homemade dessert in Izbata Tavern and Winery in Sofia

 Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia

Ruins of the ancient theatre beneath a building in Sofia

 Roman necropolis in Sofia

Food in Bulgaria = amazing

Shopping street in Sofia

A tasting menu to Keep in Mind at Talents Restaurant in Sofia 

An architectural Mixture of Bulgarian Revival and buildings

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Exploring Rila Monastery

 Fresco in Rila Monastery

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

Whatever you can eat in Manastirska Meritsia, or”Monastery’s Kitchen” in Sofia

Sausage and veggie dish in Dayana Restaurant in Plovdiv

See our Post: Travel Guide to Plovdiv, Bulgaria: What to See and Do

 Ancient Roman Theatre in old town Plovdiv

 strolling old town Plovdiv

 Old town Plovdiv

 Nebet Hill

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Eastern Heart of the Philippopolis citadel

 Ruins of Philippopolis

Dancers in the annual Plovdiv Folklore Festival

Roman Stadium at Dzhumaya Square

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Seeing the ancient ruins of Hisarya

 Starosel ancient Thracian complex

Pork and potato stew

Meals in Restaurant Megdana in Plovdiv

See our Post: Travel Guide to Stara Zagora, Bulgaria: What to See and Do

Assessing the Regional History Museum of Stara Zagora

 Neolithic Dwellings Museum

 The old Roman Cardo Maximus

 Subterranean Roman mosaics

 Strolling around Stara Zagora

Taste-testing at the Zagorka Brewery

Zesty salad at Restaurant Castela

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

 Defenders of Stara Zagora 1877 Memorial Complex

100 Beautiful Instagram Images of Bulgaria

Farewell Bulgaria!

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