{short description of image} Tour 11: Pirin Mountains Tour 10: Rila Mountains Tour 9: Rhodopes Tour 8: Sofia - Blagoevgrad - Kulata Tour 7: Sofia - Plovdiv - Haskovo - Kapitan Andreevo Tour 6: Sofia - Karlovo - Sliven - Bourgas Tour 5: The Black Sea Tour 4: Sofia - Veliko Turnovo - Shoumen - Varna Tour 3: Sofia - Pleven - Rouse - Silistra Tour 2: Sofia - Vratsa - Montana - Vidin Tour 1: Sofia; One day tours around Sofia
Tour 3: SVESHTARI TOMB
Sveshtari TombSVESHTARI TOMB - 2,5 km south-west of Sveshtari (a village 42 km north-east of Razgrad). Uncovered during excavations of a sepulchral mound. Dating back, in approximation, to the first half of the 3rd C. B.C. The central camera of the vault is rich in decoration - it is designed as a facade of a temple with the image of a horseman, being bestowed with a golden wreath by a goddess, and a religious procession; on three of the walls - a high relief with 10 stone statues of clad women figures under a common entablement. The funeral rites, the building technique, the architectural design and the decoration, distinguished for Hellenistic models, provide evidence that a Thracian ruler has been buried there. The sepulchre is included in the list of monuments of the world cultural and natural heritage compiled at UNESCO.
Tour 3 - more
Pravets Roadside Complex * Pleven * Gigen /Oescus/ * Nikopol * Svishtov * Nikyup /Nicopolis ad Istrum/ * Byala * Cherven * Rock Churches /Ivanovo/ * Orlova Chouka Cave * Rousenski Lom Park * Rouse * Toutrakan * Sveshtari Tomb * Sreburna Reserve * Silistra /Silistra Tomb/
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