Where is Stara Zagora Located?
Stara Zagora is located in the heart of Bulgaria, where the green hills of the Sredna-Gora Mountains pass into the golden Thrace. With its 160,500 inhabitants, the city is one of the largest in the country. Stara Zagora is 230 km from Sofia and 180 km from Burgas.
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Stara Zagora is a dynamic city, a university centre with a rich historical past and many research and cultural institutions.
The cultural and historical heritage of the city goes back to an 8,000-year history. This can be explored in the rich fund of the Regional Historical Museum , the Museum of the Neolithic dwellings with the best preserved dwellings in Europe from the middle of the 6th millennium BC, in the Antiquities Forum of Augusta Traiana, in the Memorial Complex ” Defender of Stara Zagora 1877, in the house museum “Geo Milev”, in the Municipal Art Gallery and in the Museum of Religions.
The festivals and festivals in all seasons give the city its incomparable flair: Festival of Masquerade Games, National Folk Festival of Bulgarian Folklore and Bulgarian Traditional Bulgarian Cuisine, National Thracian Folklore Festival “Bogorodichna Stapka” ( Footprint of Our Lady), Festival Jazz Forum Stara Zagora, International Puppet and Theatre Festival for Adults “Piero”, Youth Festival of the Arts “From a Different Perspective”, celebrations on the Day of Honour of Stara Zagora on October 5, which has been held since 1967 annual festival of opera and ballet art and many others.