Historical Park

Top 8 Attractions in Historical Park Bulgaria – The Best Attractions, Experiences and their Prices for 2019

Attractions and Experiences in Historical Park

Top 8 Attractions and Experiences in Historical Park Bulgaria

In this article we will tell you about the Historical Park in Bulgaria and its Top 8 attractions and adventures you can experience. There are over 800 cultural and historical sights on Bulgarian territory, but none of them offers tourists the chance to experience the history which is told by the guides on the spot. We at tripvam love adventures and experiences and we can’t ignore the Historical Park. That’s the only place in Bulgaria where history and events of the past come to life to give you the opportunity to experience them while participating in various adventures and activities.

Everyone crossing the entrance to the fully restored medieval fortress will have the opportunity to choose between different attractions and activities. They will help you learn the history in a fun and interactive way.

Entrance fees for Historical park:  30 leva per adult / 15 leva per child / under 4 years old – free entrance.

Here is our list of Top 8 attractions and experiences in Bulgaria’s Historical Park:

Archery in Historical park

Archery Historical park

As a handgun for firing arrows, the bow has been used by almost all tribes and peoples for hunting and war since the era of Mesolithic. Archery is one of the most ancient activities of men. The great and mystical Thracians, and their descendants, the Proto-Bulgarians were skillful bow-archers who owed much of their victories to the skillful use of this weapon. In Historic Park you will have the opportunity to shoot with a traditional bow on a target under the supervision of an experienced instructor.

If you are a group of friends or touristic group (more than 5 people) you’ll be able to hold a Best Shooter Tournament without paying additionally for it.

The attraction is suitable for persons over 7 years of age.

Price: 10 leva per person

Medieval Fights in Historical Park

Being a knight in combat armor and engaging in battles was a way of life for many men in the Middle Ages. To get up in battle and survive you have to have not only luck but also a number of skills. In Historical Park you will have the opportunity to participate in the Demonstration of Medieval Martial Arts by Historical Reconstructors.

You’ll also be able to touch the armor and try different techniques under the supervision of an experienced instructor. Fencing with safety weapons and additional requisites.

The attraction is suitable for persons over 12 years of age. 

Price: 10 leva per person.

Archaeologist – explorer in the Historical Park

Archeology Historical park

A fun and educational discipline in which archeological excavations under the supervision and methodological instructions of an instructor are conducted in a simulated environment. You will have the opportunity to uncover the magic of the past as you should date the discovered findings according to an established methodology and they will remain as a souvenir to remember your tourist-archeologist experience.

The attraction is suitable for persons over 7 years of age.

Price: 10 leva per person.

The World of Predatory Birds in Historical Park

With their power, speed and strive, predatory birds are indisputable masters of the heavens. Using them for hunting is an art and practice from ancient times. In order to successfully perform the commands, the predatory birds need the special care of experienced instructors. In Historical Park you will be able to feel the emotion of proximity and contact with the masters of the sky. You will enjoy an open demonstration of the skills of the trained raptors. During a special talk, experienced birdwatching coaches will tell you more about them.

You’ll also have the chance to touch and take photos with a hawk or falcon.

The attraction is suitable for persons over 12 years of age.

Price: 20 leva per person.

Thracian ritual and tasting in Historical Park

Bulgaria is home to one of the most ancient European civilizations – the Thracian. The Thracians were great warriors, farmers, breeders, builders, healers, and artists who possessed knowledge about spirit and matter on a very high level. The Thracians used to conduct pagan rituals for the nature’s revival, cult to their God of Son and the Mother Goddess, and also to observe the cosmic events and celebrate the change of Thracian rulers and Tsars. In Historical Park you will have the opportunity to enter the world’s only fully restored Thracian palace, three Thracian tombs and participate in the Ritual tasting of a special variety of wine (150 ml), performed in the Thracian custom with the use of precise replicas of Thracian rhytons, phali and other props of the famous Thracian golden treasures.

The attraction is suitable for persons over 18 years of age.

Price: 20 leva per person.

Cutting of ancient coins in Historical Park

In Antiquity only people of the official power of the state were entitled to produce and cut coins. Chopped coins have carried on them the image of the ruling ruler or the sign of the city where they were cut. Through the minted coins the mighty Thracian kings – rulers of the Odrysian kingdom, have demonstrated their superiority and power. In Historical Park you will enjoy an explanatory talk on coinage in the antiquity and the Middle Ages. Each participant will have the opportunity to cut their own individual metal coin according to the practices and traditions of the craft.

The attraction is suitable for people over 12 years of age.

Price: 20 leva per person.

Pictures with requisite clothing in Historical Park

If you have ever felt a desire to feel and move to the distant past of Antiquity and the Middle Ages, then in Historical Park you will have this opportunity. You can wear clothes and weapons typical of the era to experience moments of history and time travel. Everything is happening in a completely real environment in the reconstructed buildings typical of prehistory, antiquity and the Middle Ages. The requisite clothing includes a full set of elements and is made of natural fabrics and materials according to the technology used by the ancient inhabitants of the Bulgarian lands.

This attraction requires time to change. Pictures and selfies are a must!

Suitable for people over 8 years old

The price is for dressing up in one outfit (from one epoch).

Price: 20 leva per person.

Horseback riding in Historical Park

Since ancient times people in the Bulgarian lands have developed horse breeding, and the horse has become a symbol and sacred animal. The horses are used for both war and entertainment such as celebrations, races and military games.

Visiting Historical Park you can enjoy horse riding and the contact with this noble animal. Riding is an open circular maneuver under the guidance of an experienced instructor who leads the horse.

Duration 10 min.

The attraction is suitable for persons over 7 years of age.

Price: 20 leva.

Of course, after so many emotions and adventures, we can’t fail to mention the food. You will have the opportunity to choose between traditional Thracian food and menus, as well as food for vegetarians. All products are natural, and the recipes on which the food is prepared are old and authentic.

Food Historical park

Feelings, emotions and a sense of authenticity after a day at the Historical Park are indescribable, and the diversity and freedom of choice between different attractions are a guarantee for unforgettable memories.

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