Ardino Tourism

Ardino, Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Ардино, formerly Turkish: Eğridere) is a town in Southern Bulgaria, in the Rhodope Mountains. It is located in Kurdzhali oblast and it is also close to the town of Smolyan. It is famous for its textile industry. It has a machine-building factory and a tobacco manufacturing industry. Tourist attractions include the Belite Brezi, the Eagle rocks and the Dyavolski most (Devil's bridge). Under Ottoman rule, Ardino, then known in Turkish as Eğridere, was a kaza centre in the Sanjak of Gümülcine in the Adrianople Vilayet before the Balkan Wars. Ardino received its name in 1934 and was declared as a town in 1960. Ardino is the birthplace of Sabahattin Ali, Turkish novelist, poet and journalist.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Ardino in Bulgaria is an ideal destination for a vacation! When planning a trip to Ardino, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Plovdiv. Take a short trip from Ardino and set some time aside to explore the Plovdiv. Dotted with places like Plovdiv Roman Theatre, Bachkovo Monastery, Ethnographic Museum; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in Ardino can generally be of 1-2 days.

  • Know the pollution level of Ardino before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 60 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Ardino for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ardino.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 81.25 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 68.75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
    • Safety Index 69.49 (High)
    • Climate Index 82.09 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 60.57 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ardino

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 18.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34.39 USD

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