Best Things To Do in Samokov, Bulgaria

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Samokov.

Samokov may not be as popular as other cities in Bulgaria, but don’t let that fool you. Samokov is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Samokov.

If you have plans to visit Bulgaria and are not sure if Samokov should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Samokov and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Samokov

Here is the list of things to do in Samokov and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Historical Museum

    4.6 (40 Votes)
    Historical Museum

    Museum, History Museum

    Address: ul. "Professor Vasil Zahariev" 4, 2000 Tsentar, Samokov, Bulgaria

    If you want to see the cultural heritage of Samokov presented in several themed displays, then head to the Historical Museum, located in the center of the town. The museum began its collection in 1930 and opened to the public in 1936. The display “Samokov- Spirit and Metal” has been dedicated to the importance of the town as an iron...Read more
  2. Tsari Mali Grad

    4.5 (60 Votes)
    Tsari Mali Grad

    Landmark, Historical Site, Archaeological Site

    Address: Selo Belchin Samokov, 2025 Belchin, Bulgaria

    Tsari Mali Grad in Samokov is an awesome place for people who are interested in ruins, castles, history, and archaeology. The first landmark, which the visitors usually see is the medieval church of the 16th century "St. Petka". Beyond this, there lies a theme park with a 100-foot rope suspension and the bridge connects the castle with the Park...Read more
  3. Museum Bairakly Djamia

    3.8 (46 Votes)
    Museum Bairakly Djamia

    Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Samokov, Targovska Str 49, ul. "Targovska", 2000 Samokov, Bulgaria

    If you want to experience the tranquillity of a holy place and the museum, then you should definitely visit Bairakli Mosque, which has been opened as a museum. It is the only mosque preserved from the time of the Ottoman rule, which is a restored monument of culture. This is the so-called Old mosque, extensively reconstructed in the middle of t...Read more
  4. Garazh Tsarska Bistritsa

    4.6 (8 Votes)
    2000 Samokov, Bulgaria