The city of Belogradchik is located in the northwestern part of Bulgaria. It is picturesquely spread over the western part of the Stara Planina Mountain, in the southwestern foot of the Belogradchik garland, at 545m above sea level.
For the initial centuries, since the emergence of Belogradchik, written documents and sources are absent. Archeological studies permit it to bi addressed to the III-IV centuries of the new era.
Well laid out, and welcoming, Belogradchik is one of the most attractive national tourism sites of Bulgaria. The unique nature and rich history inheritance are defined as one of the most interesting and wanted tourism attractions.
Belogradchik is 55 kilometers away from Vidin, and 70 kilometers from Montana. Through the railway station of Oreshets, the city originates a connection with the railway station network in Bulgaria.
The most attractive landamrks in Belogadchik district are Belogradchik Rocks, The Belogradchik Fortress, The Magura cave and Rabisha Lake.
The unique Belogradchik rocks are among the most beautiful natural landmarks in Bulgaria. The Belogradchik fortress was constructed by the Romans in I-III century. The present view of the fortress dates from 1808-1837.
The Magura cave is in the Northwest of Bulgaria, some 180km from the capital of Sofia. It is 17km away from the town of Belogradchik 1,5km from the village of Rabisha, and 35km southwest of the town of Vidin on the Danube.It is hollowed out in the Rabisha hill limestone, 461m above sea level. The Magura is one of the largest caves in Bulgaria. The total length of the galleries, discovered till now, exceeds 2000 m. .It consists of one main gallery, pointing southeast - northwest and three side branches.The cave-halls are enormous in size. Each one of them is over 200m long, more than 50m wide and over 20m high.
Next to the cave is the Rabisha Lake - the largest inland lake in Bulgaria. It is up to 35-40m deep. The Rabisha lake is of tectonic origin.
It offers perfect conditions for surfing and swimming. The lake is also an attractive place for hunting and fishing - lake birds, carp and sheet-fish can be found in it.
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