1st of March – Baba Marta Day

On the 1st of March Bulgarians celebrate one of their most beloved traditional holidays – Baba Marta (Grandma Marta Day), which is believed to mark the beginning of spring. There is a great amount of folklore about this day and the character of Granny Marta herself. Baba Marta is believed to be a feisty lady who […]


National History Museum

The National History Museum in the capital city of Sofia is the largest museum in Bulgaria. Since the year 2000 it is situated in the former residence of the communist government in Bulgaria, at the foothills of Vitosha mountain. The museum is surrounded by a wonderful park with lapidarium, where stone epigraphs, Roman statues, architectural […]

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