Razgrad
The resting place of a Thracian ruler

Razgrad region is named after the eponymous city, which is its administrative center. It is located in the northeastern part of the country, and a part of the Ludogorie region.

 

The Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari is a third century BC Getic tomb. It was discovered in a mound, in 1982, and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is believed that a Thracian ruler was buried here.

 

The city of Razgrad was built on the ruins of the Abritus - the Ancient Roman city. Abritus was initially military camp, established at the end of the first century AD. It was destroyed five centuries later by the Avars. 

 

Some of the sights of the regions are Ibrahim Pasha Mosque - one of the largest in the Balkans, the clock tower from the 19th century, and the ethnographic museum. 

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