UNESCO’s World Cultural and Wildlife Heritage List currently includes nine Bulgarian landmarks – seven cultural and two natural wonders:
The Madara Horseman – a monumental bas-relief hewn into the sheer rock, the only one of its kind in Europe;
The Kazanluk Thracian tomb and Sveshtari Thracian tomb – two unique monuments of Thracian art;
The Boyana Church – marking the beginnings of portrait painting in European art;
The majestic Rila Monastery – largest monastery in the Balkans;
The ancient Nessebur – museum-town situated on a rocky peninsula, linked with mainland by a narrow isthmus;
The Rock Monasteries near the village of Ivanovo – a natural museum of mediaeval Bulgarian painting;
The Pirin National Park and Sreburna Wildlife Reserve.