Two unknown fortress walls and three unknown fortress towers as well as a 14th century Byzantine gold coin have been discovered by archaeologists during the 2016 excavations of the major medieval fortress of Rusocastro in today’s Southeast Bulgaria.
A shrine of goddesses Demeter and Persephone from the 6th century BC has been discovered during the 2016 archaeological excavations of the Ancient Greek polis of Apollonia Pontica, today’s Bulgarian Black Sea city of Sozopol.
The major medieval Byzantine and Bulgarian fortress and city of Rusocastro in Southeast Bulgaria could get tens, even hundreds of thousands of visitors per year with the proper promotion, according to Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.
A ceramic brazier, a container for hot coal typically used for heating, which dates back to the 6th century AD, i.e. the Early Byzantine period, has been discovered by archaeologists excavating the Late Antiquity and medieval fortress of Kalyata near…
The archaeological site of the Western Gate of the Ancient Roman city of Serdica, the predecessor of today’s Bulgarian capital Sofia, is presently under restoration in order to become an archaeological park.
The main gate as well as a fully preserved cobblestone road from the 14th century has been discovered by archaeologists excavating the major medieval Byzantine and Bulgarian fortress and city of Rusocastro.
The archaeologists who have carried out the recent preparatory excavations of the Western Gate of the Ancient Roman city of Serdica, the predecessor of today’s Bulgarian capital Sofia, have discovered a wooden structure which was probably part of an ancient…
The upcoming 2016 summer archaeological excavations of the Ancient Roman city of Sexaginta Prista in the Danube city of Ruse in Northeast Bulgaria are to research the eastern section of its fortress wall.
Bulgaria’s Cabinet has formally granted to the northeastern Tsenovo Municipality, Ruse District, management rights for the Late Roman and Early Byzantine fortress Iatrus, which was also an early medieval Ancient Bulgar settlement.
The northwestern Bulgarian town of Kula is moving to restore an archaeological museum which used to exist at the ruins of the Ancient Roman fortress Castra Martis, whose preserved ruins include a 16-meter-tall tower.
The Museum of Archaeology in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna has issued a call for volunteers for the 2016 summer archaeological excavations of a total of four major sites which will be explored by its archaeologists.
The Ancient Roman fortress Castra Martis, whose preserved ruins include a 16-meter-tall tower, urgently needs conservation and restoration, according to Vladimir Vladimirov, Mayor of the town of Kula in Northwest Bulgaria.
The Tsarevets Hill Fortress, one of the two citadels (the other being the Trapesitsa Hill Fortress) of the capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire (1185-1396) Tarnovgrad, today’s city of Veliko Tarnovo in Central North Bulgaria, needs urgent repairs that will…
The Late Roman and Early Byzantine fortress Iatrus, which was also an early medieval Ancient Bulgar settlement, will be managed by Tsenovo Municipality in order to be developed as a cultural tourism site.
The city of Shumen in Northeast Bulgaria has completed the restoration of the Shumen Fortress and several other archaeological, historical, and cultural sites in the region with funding from the European Economic Area (EEA) and Norway Grants.
Altars for religious rituals dedicated to the chthonic deities, i.e. the ancient gods and spirits of the underworld, have been discovered by Bulgarian archaeologists during the excavations of two fortified residences of rulers of the Ancient Thracian tribe Asti in…
A huge Ancient Roman building from the 4th century AD which appears to have been a horreum (i.e. a granary) has been discovered during the recent archaeological excavations of the Kovachevsko Kale Fortress near the town of Popovo in Northeast…