Tag Archive: Second Bulgarian Empire

Bulgaria’s Vidin Medieval Fortress in Dire Need of Restoration

The medieval fortress in Bulgaria’s Danube city of Vidin, also known as “Baba Vida”, a top tourist spot, is in a dire need of reconstruction, according to its management. The fortress was the capital of the Vidin Principality, and its ruler, Tsar Ivan Sratsimir, in the 14th century, and essentially the last Bulgarian capital to…

Medieval Bulgarian Warriors Entertain Tourists in Veliko Tarnovo

Dozens of young Bulgarians took part in the historical performances during the Stage of Ages festival in VT. Dozens of young Bulgarians have taken part in the “Stage of the Ages” Festival in Bulgaria’s medieval capital Veliko Tarnovo. The festival, which lasted for three days ending Sunday, presented authentic costumes of ancient and medieval warriors,…