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town of Pirdop

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Pirdop is a town in District Sofia, administrative center of Municipality Pirdop.


The town is located in Pirdop valley, almost in the geographical center of Bulgaria. Mild healthy climate makes it a desirable place for tourists and bathers. The city is located 80 km from Sofia the sub-Balkan road, 4 km from Zlatitsa and 27 km from town.  

 

Sightseeing


Elena basilica - Early Christian monument of the ruins by the end of the V - the beginning of VI century, stood for more than eleven centuries. It is located about 3.5 km., Northeast of the town in the beautiful area Elena, where there are still ruins of Emperor Justinian I. Near them can be seen the ruins of an ancient village, which supposedly is the ancient Thracian city Burdapa. The area can be visited the remains of the Neolithic Age, and many Thracian tombs.

Shrine of Holy Assumption Church - built on the foundations of an old church in 1819 is Unique carved walnut iconostasis by masters from Debar school - one of two still preserved in the country and four in the Balkans.

Museum Loukanova House - a building belonging to the famous Renaissance scholar and educator, first publisher of the lithograph of St. Cyril and Methodius (1858). After the liberation member of the Constituent, the First Grand National Assembly as well as the First and Second Ordinary National Assembly.

Museum Nikola Poushkarov - the birth place of participants in the Ilinden uprising Pushkarov Nikola Petkov was born in Pirdop in 1874 He was the first Bulgarian pochvoizsledovatel and founder of soil science launched in Bulgaria.


infrastructure  


In Pirdop there is mayoralty, two vocational schools, secondary, primary school, community center, two kindergartens, a post office and hospital.

Source: http://www.pirdop.com/

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