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Getting There: Vratsa

Source: Sofia News Agency (
Published Date: 18 Apr 2004

Vratsa is a town situated at the foot of Vratsa Mountain, famous for its ancient history and beautiful nature. Legend has it that the town's name (Vratsata) dates back to 16th century when a big rock gate surrounded the town and was the only entrance to it.

The region is famous for its beautiful nature and Ledenika cave. Ledenika is a cave in Vratsa Mountain and is situated 16 km west of Vratsa.

The cave is approximately 300-meter long, with 10 halls, ornate with stalactites, stalagmites, rock draperies and waterfalls. Ledenika is the most frequently visited Bulgarian cave.

The town has a rich cultural history as well.

There is a Historical as well as Folk museum and many other places to visit.