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The hotel of the Monastery in Rila was blessed
Tuesday, 13 Jan, 2009 – 13:02 | No Comment
The hotel of the Monastery in Rila was blessed

The old wing of the hotel of the Monastery in Rila was built in 1939. It was nationalized after 1944 and was used by “Balkantourist”. In 1990, the OOD “Rila monastery” was created and it …

A rise of over 70% of passengers through the port in Svishtov
Monday, 12 Jan, 2009 – 15:06 | No Comment
A rise of over 70% of passengers through the port in Svishtov

Over 29 500 passengers went through the port in Svishtov for 2008, which is a 70% higher number than the passengers in 2007, shows data of the International Port Svishtov.
17 750 of them used the …

The observatory in Rozhen – now accessible to the disabled
Monday, 12 Jan, 2009 – 15:04 | No Comment
The observatory in Rozhen – now accessible to the disabled

The observatory in Rozhen is now accessible to people with disabilities, announced radio Focus – citin Atanas Shtinkov, vice-director of the observatory.
The special project provided the observatory with a ramp that allows people with movement …

The crags of Belogradchik – nominated to be among the seven wonders of nature
Sunday, 11 Jan, 2009 – 20:01 | One Comment
The crags of Belogradchik – nominated to be among the seven wonders of nature

The crags of Belogradchik participate in the nominations to become one of the seven wonders of nature, which began on the website www.new7wonders.com, announced the press department of the municipality.
The crags of Belogradchik will have …

Over 87 000 tourists visited Belogradchik in 2008
Sunday, 11 Jan, 2009 – 19:05 | No Comment
Over 87 000 tourists visited Belogradchik in 2008

87 341 tourists visited the historical and cultural sights in the municipality of Belogradchik in 2008, announced the director of the History museum in the city Mihail Mihailov.
Of them, the foreigners are 9 543, pointed …

Bansko has chances to host the third start of the women World cup
Sunday, 11 Jan, 2009 – 15:09 | No Comment
Bansko has chances to host the third start of the women World cup

There is a significant chance of Bansko hosting yet another skiing World cup for women this year, announced the resort’s website bansko.net.
On December 21st 2008, the start in St. Moritz (Switzerland) was cancelled due to …

An ancient fortress was found in Burgas
Sunday, 11 Jan, 2009 – 14:11 | No Comment
An ancient fortress was found in Burgas

In the end of 2008, archaeological excavations in the district Kraimorie in Burgas revealed remnants of the ancient medieval fortress Burgos (Poros). This was announced at a collaborative press conference by the mayor of the …

The Nesebar municipality will present itself on an expo in Helsinki
Saturday, 10 Jan, 2009 – 20:14 | No Comment
The Nesebar municipality will present itself on an expo in Helsinki

The Nesebar municipality will participate in the international tourism expo “MATKA”, which will take place in Helsinki (Finland) between January 15th and January 18th 2009.
The municipality will present itself with an informational Bulgarian booth, sprawling …

Bansko will invest 10 million in infrastructure in 2009
Saturday, 10 Jan, 2009 – 19:06 | No Comment
Bansko will invest 10 million in infrastructure in 2009

Investments for 10 million leva in the infrastructure of Bansko will be provided in 2009, announced bansko.net, citing the mayor of the city – Alexander Kravarov. Part of the investments will be used for the …

Five beaches were concessed
Saturday, 10 Jan, 2009 – 15:05 | No Comment
Five beaches were concessed

The concessioners of five beaches were decided yesterday at the Council of Ministers after open concession procedures, announced the government press centre. The contracts will last for 10 years, writes the newspaper Monitor.
“St. Constantine and …

Tourism 2009: Bulgaria is optimistic
Friday, 9 Jan, 2009 – 16:06 | No Comment
Tourism 2009: Bulgaria is optimistic

The tourism branch expects a steady number of foreign visitors in Bulgaria for 2009. The supposed number is around last year’s levels – nearly 6,5 million people.
“If the numbers actually drop, it wouldn’t be by …

Veliko Tarnovo is the prettiest Bulgarian city for the Czech ambassador
Thursday, 8 Jan, 2009 – 12:03 | No Comment
Veliko Tarnovo is the prettiest Bulgarian city for the Czech ambassador

The ambassador plenipotentiary of the Czech republic in Bulgaria, Martin Klepetko, claims that the prettiest Bulgarian city is Veliko Tarnovo.
Martin Klepetko graduated with a degree in musicology in Karlov’s university in Prague and a degree …