National History Museum

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Boyana Church

The Church of Saint Nicholas and Saint Panteleimon, also known as Boyana Church, is famous for its medieval frescoes. The church is a cultural monument under UNESCO protection, inscribed in the World Heritage List in 1979.
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National museum steamship Radetzky

The Austrian steamship Radetzki was built in Hungary in 1851. On May 29, 1876, the Bulgarian revolutionaries from Hristo Botev’s detachment overpowered the ship and forced it to change its course to the Bulgarian port of Kozloduy. From there, the detachment reached the mountains near Vratza in an attempt to fight for the liberation of Bulgaria.
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Zemen monastery

Zemen monastery is located in the vicinity of the town of Zemen, 15 km from Sofia on the road to Kjustendil. It is a remarkable example of medieval Bulgarian architecture and fresco painting. It is a cultural monument of national significance. Saint John the Theologian church is the oldest building in the monastery.
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